Order a Bin

Types of Bins

We have three types of bins available to rent for UAlberta events:

Rolling Cart
Metal Cage
Round Container

Use our chart to decide what type of bins you need for your UAlberta event:

Type of Waste

Type of Bin

Bin Sizes

Rental Rate Per Bin

Mixed Paper

Brown or yellow rolling cart (32, 65 or 95 gallon)

Metal cage (use indoors only)

From 23 x 20 x 39" to 33 x 29 x 45"

4' x 4'

$15
Recyclables Blue rolling cart (32, 65 or 95 gallon) From 23 x 20 x 39" to 33 x 29 x 45" $15
Organics Green rolling cart (65 gallon) 29 x 27 x 41" $15
Landfill Grey or black round container 22 x 28.5" $19
 

Important: Each bin comes with a label that lists acceptable materials. We provide bags for the landfill waste bins only. If we need to empty your bin during your event, you will be charged for another bin.

How Many Bins Will You Need? 

If you are using reusable cups, plates and utensils, you will need one organics bin per 1,000 people.
 
If you are using recyclable beverage containers, plastic or paper cups, paper plates, or plastic utensils, you will need one organics bin and one recyclables bin per 500 people.

Order Your Indoor Bins

Please contact our Waste Diversion/Recycling Supervisor at (780) 492-3705 or jkwasny@ualberta.ca to place your indoor bin order. 

Order Your Outdoor Bins 

Order your outdoor recycle, organics or landfill waste bins when you book your outdoor event site. For more information, contact our Site Booking Coordinator at (780) 492-2301 or osb@ualberta.ca.  

Please place your bin order at least one week in advance.

Set Up Your Bins 

  • Group your bins together 
  • Keep the lids consistent (all open or all closed)
  • Use the following order (to be consistent with other Zero Waste stations across campus):
Mixed Paper
(brown or yellow)
Recyclables
(blue)
Organics
(green)
Landfill
(grey or black)