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    Take It or Leave It Event

    The 2024 Take It or Leave It event is happening on Monday, September 2 and Tuesday, September 3.
    Place your unwanted household items on your curb.

    Large Item Pick Up

    The 2024 Large Item Pick-Up event is happening on Wednesday, September 4 and Thursday, September 5.

    What do you need to know?

    • Take It or Leave It:
      • Ensure all items are placed on your curb before 7 a.m. on September 2. Residents have two days to explore and find treasures and take them home. 
    • Large Item Pick Up:
      • Ensure all large items are placed on your curb before 7 a.m. on September 4 and 5 and that each piece is visible and accessible for the pick-up event. Houses with back alleys must put large items out at the front of your property for collection. 
      • Provide enough space between your carts/bags, and the large items to allow for collection. Minimum of one (1) metre (three feet) distance from all obstacles. 
      • Items with fuel or oil tanks like barbecues,  and lawnmowers must have fuel or oil tanks drained, or they will not be collected.
      • During this large item pick up event, keep items that are not to be collected (basketball nets, bikes, wheelbarrows etc.) away from the end of your driveway so they are not accidentally picked up. Or, place a note on those items that you do want to be picked up to avoid any confusion and errors.
      • For this pick up event, there will be 4 trucks, each designated with specific items going from house to house. Do not worry if a truck shows up and only takes a few items as the other trucks will pick up the items.
    • In the event something is missed, contact the Town of Westlock at 780-349-4444 to be placed on a notification list for GFL to return the following week to pick up.


    • furniture
    • mattresses
    • refrigerators/freezers/air conditioners
      (anything with freon)
    • microwaves
    • lumber
      (must be broken down and not in panels)
    • all metal items
      (bbq, lawnmower, washer/dryer)
    • branches
      (must be under 6 feet in length)
    • Railway ties
      (must be under 6 feet in length)
    • satellite dishes (smaller modern-type dish)
    • individual items must weigh under 200 lbs

    Not Acceptable

    • electronics
    • tires
    • propane tanks
    • paint cans
    • oil jugs
    • satellite dishes (large older-type dish)
    • individual items weighing over 200 lbs
    • hazardous waste

    For more information about the Take It or Leave it Event or the Large Item Pick Up event, contact us at 780-349-4444.