The city collects solid waste (garbage) from residents who receive curbside and common pad collection every two weeks.
Check your Collection Calendar now.
1. Bi-weekly collection
Your household garbage is collected with your blue box every two weeks. Check your Collection Calendar to confirm your collection schedule.
2. Collection day
Confrm your collection day by checking the Collection Calendar.
3. Green bin
The City provides year-round weekly pick of the green bin. Get the most of out of your green bin by putting the most into your green bin. Find tips for using your green bin every day.
Making full use of the green bin is the easiest way to adjust to bi-weekly garbage collection. You can place out an unlimited amount of recycling each collection day. Find out more about the City’s solid waste services:
Need a new green bin, black box or blue box?
Are you missing one of your recycling boxes or require another? Find out how to get a replacement.
Not sure what waste should go where? Our Waste Explorer will tell you what bin it should go in.
Household Hazardous Waste
If it’s corrosive, flammable or poisonous it’s hazardous waste. These types of products contaminate water and landfills and should never be poured down the drain or put out with your regular garbage. Take it to one of our special depots.
Disposal of special items
Find out how to get rid of special items such as bulky furniture and electronic waste.