Garbage Collection

Garbage will be collected on a bi-weekly basis. Please refer to the Collection Schedule for more details.


Please do not overfill your cart. The lid should close easily. Be careful not to pack material too tight as it may not fall out when being emptied.


  • *Recycle at an alternate recycling depot.

  • * Recycle at an alternate recycling depot.

    ** Can be recycled at the Salvation Army at 774 Columbia Street (rear entrance).

  • For larger items requiring disposal, the City may be able to offer a special pick-up where the items can be collected for a fee.  Call our Engineering Operations team at 604-526-4691 for special pick-up enquiries (restrictions may apply). 

    Special Pick-up Rates

    Minimum fee for service, includes one (1) item: $40.00

    Minimum fee for service to collect and transfer large volumes of loose green waste: $50.00

    Minimum fee for service where a backhoe loader and dump truck is required: $150.00

    For every (1) additional mattress or boxspring item: $25.00

    For every (1) additional bulky item (appliance or furniture): $20.00

  • Place extra tagged bags on top or group bags 1 metre away from your garbage cart on garbage collection weeks. Please ensure bags weigh less than 50 lbs so the driver can lift the bags.
    Tags can be purchased for $4 each and are available at City Hall and City community centres.
  • Engineering Operations
    T 604-526-4691