City of Red Deer and the Alberta Pharmacists’ Association are promoting the safe disposal of medications to protect Red Deer’s waterways. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer cart collection schedules changed on Christmas, New Year’s Day

Cart collection schedules in Red Deer have been adjusted for residents due to the upcoming statutory holidays.

Christmas Day and New Year’s Day both fall on Friday this year, meaning cart collection schedules for those days will need to be altered.

Lancaster Green, Lancaster Meadows, Laredo and Lonsdale will be moved to the following Monday.

Davenport, Deer Park Estates, Deer Park Village and Devonshire will be moved to the following Tuesday.

Rosedale Estates, Rosedale Meadows, Vanier East and Vanier Woods will be moved to the following Wednesday.

Collection schedules will return to normal on Jan. 8. Residents with a collection day other than Friday will have no collection changes over the holidays.

Anyone with questions is asked to contact the city by calling The Blue Line at 403-340-2583 or visiting

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