The Town of Cochrane Eco Centre is located at 50 Griffin Industrial Point.
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The Eco Centre is open Tues, Wed, Fri & Sat from 9am to 5pm. Modified programs available see page for details.
As part of the Town’s proactive measures to curb the potential spread of COVID-19, the Compost Give-Away Events are canceled for this year.
Town priority is always the safety of staff and residents. The Town has extended the cancellation of events until July 2, including Town events and gatherings. The cancellation aligns with the updates from provincial authorities, restrictions on public gatherings and recommendations for physical distancing. Please continue to use your compost carts for weekly collection including grass clippings, small branches, leaves and food scraps.
Please continue to check the Town’s website for updates.
The Town of Cochrane Eco Centre accepts a wide range of materials for recycling. Check the web page for a complete list, including special and seasonal programs.
We are not accepting expanded Polystyrene at this time. Accepting, sorting, cleaning up contamination and processing Styrofoam at the Eco Centre involves a lot of material handling by staff; safety for the public and staff can not be guaranteed. To safely deliver all other services at the Eco Centre, the Styrofoam program cannot be currently resumed.
Accepting, sorting, cleaning up contamination and processing Styrofoam at the Eco Centre involves a lot of material handling by staff; safety for the public and staff can not be guaranteed. To safely deliver all other services at the Eco Centre, the Styrofoam program cannot be currently resumed. Please store you items until such time that the program resumes or bag and put in your black cart as garbage.
You can take your broken small appliances to the Cochrane Eco Centre, located at 50 Griffin Industrial Point and put them into the E-Waste cage. For larger appliances like a fridge, stove, washer, dryer, air conditioner, microwave, hot water tank, water cooler or freezer we are currently not accepting them. Please take large appliances to Calgary Spyhill landfill, charges will apply.
For working used appliances, Home Reno Heaven may accept them but please call first to check their capacity 403-851-1117.
No, the Cochrane Eco Centre does not accept or recycle mattresses or boxsprings. RE-MATT in Calgary does though (403-918- 6411).
No, the Cochrane Eco Centre does not take used furniture. There are various re-use programs in Cochrane and area that might take your used furniture for a donation, otherwise it needs to go to a landfill outside of Cochrane.
No the Eco Centre does not sell backyard composters. Bring your food waste to the Eco Centre for composting or check local retailers.