Recycling

Oilfields Recycling Centre


The Oilfields Recycling Centre is located in Turner Valley at 106 Royal Avenue NE (east of the fire hall). Services are financially shared by both Black Diamond and Turner Valley, however the operations are managed by the Town of Turner Valley. Please visit the Turner Valley's website for the most current information on hours of operation, new programs, etc.  

If you wish to purchase rain barrels, water totes or garbage bags, you can do this at the Recycling Centre in Turner Valley.

Diamond Transfer Station


The Diamond Transfer Station (Compost Collection area) is operated by the Municipal District of Foothills, and is available to residents for disposal of tree branches, lawn clippings, garden waste etc. Bags can also be purchased  for $2 at the Black Diamond Esso for household waste.

   Directions to Transfer Station, from Black Diamond:

  1. Head west on Centre Avenue
  2. Cross the bridge
  3. Turn right on 402 Avenue West
  4. Then turn right again onto 160th Street West
  5. Travel approximately ¼ mile
  6. The site is on the left
Click to download a printable Map (pdf) showing the location of the Diamond Transfer Station.

Please note:  the composting service is seasonably operated.
April 15 - November 15 - open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 10-4
November 16 - April 14 - open Friday and Saturday from 10-4

Hazardous Waste


All hazardous waste items must be taken to the Foothills Regional Landfill & Resource Recovery Centre (LRRC) formerly known as Foothills Regional Landfill site. Click here for a complete list of hazardous waste materials. Download a printable Map (pdf) of the Foothills Regional Landfill, located near Okotoks.