Recycling at Work in Calgary

Are you a Calgary area business looking to reduce waste at a reasonable cost and comply with the City bylaw mandating commercial recycling programs?  Urban Impact is here to help make it easy and efficient. We are a Western Canadian owned and operated company. We provide custom recycling solutions for small, medium or large businesses and multi-family complexes in Calgary and surrounding areas.  We also provide secure on-site shredding services.  Find out why Urban Impact has become the preferred recycling partner for hundreds of Calgary businesses.

Why businesses love our Mixed Recycling Services

Your building or business gets peace of mind knowing you are getting the highest level of service and widest array of recycling options. We design a program that fits your business, right-sizing container and service levels, guaranteeing your pickups and providing the best value for your dollar. We even help everyone learn what can and cannot be recycled. The result is easy recycling and increased waste diversion rates.

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Multi-family recycling is now mandatory in Calgary. Urban Impact can help.

Apartments, condos, townhouses and other multi-family complexes are now required to accept paper and cardboard, food cans, glass jars, plastic containers and bags. Let the recycling experts at Urban Impact help you design a customized solution for your site, or sites, and help you achieve maximum cost-effectiveness and sustainability.

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Organics & Food Waste Recycling – Doing it Right.

Starting November 1, 2017 the City of Calgary expanded recycling and organics waste bylaws requiring all multi-family residences and businesses to divert specific food and yard waste. Your businesses, multi-family residences or organizations must provide containers for organic waste to be collected & stored and taken for composting or diversion. Urban Impact has the equipment and the expertise to help you establish a customized organics recycling program that works.

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Secure Shredding Services that come to you.

Our modern fleet of specialized on-site vehicles bring shredding right to your door. You can even watch while our bonded, uniformed drivers process your material, including hard drives and CD/DVD media.

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Calgary Shred Days

Urban Impact’s Shred Days are a convenient and secure way to destroy documents, materials and hard drives right before your eyes. No need to book an appointment or gather massive amounts of material. Simply choose your Shredding Roundup Day location and dates from the schedule below.

When you arrive, Urban Impact will assist you in taking your documents to our shred truck for secure destruction. We’ll provide a receipt indicating the weight of the material and the cost of the shredding.



Where: 925 46 Avenue SE T2G 2A5, Calgary, AB
When: Shred Days Schedule
Time: 12 PM to 2 PM
Costs: $25 for the first 45 kg, $0.55 per kg thereafter
Payments: Cash, Cheque, Interac, Apple Pay or Credit Card
  • Gain a better understanding of your waste: know what you generate, how much you generate and where you generate it
  • Benchmark current and potential diversion rates in order to monitor progress
  • Distinguish between high and low performing sections of your building(s) or facility
  • Identify the highest-potential, most cost-effective opportunities for increased source-reduction, reuse, and recycling
  • Increase internal awareness about waste generation and environmental issues
  • Enhance community and improve image and business relationships
  • Reduce solid waste management costs
  • Acquire points towards LEED and other environmental certification programs
  • Acquire current waste generation and diversion statistics for reporting purposes
  • Comply with corporate environmental requirements
  • Get closer to achieving zero waste!

Calgary Hard Drive shred routes: April 27 and Oct 26

All dates subject to change with advance notice.


925 46 Ave SE
Calgary, AB T2G 2A5
Tel. (403) 214-7600
Fax: (403) 287-9221

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