Get a blue or black bin

  • Get a blue or black bin or green bin at Canadian Tire stores.
  • The City will supply one blue and one black bin and one green bin per household.
  • Extra recycling bins and green bins can be purchased at Canadian Tire stores in Ottawa.
  • The Green Bin Program is available in apartment and other multi-residential properties. Please contact your property manager for more information.

Damaged or Missing Containers?

If you have a damaged, broken or missing recycling bin or green bin, you can request a replacement by calling 3-1-1.

New Property

Did you recently move and containers are missing from your new property?  Request coupons for replacement bins to be redeemed at any Ottawa Canadian Tire. Please use the following to request coupons:

Do not use other bins for organics collection

Please use the City of Ottawa green bin for organics collection. The bins have been specially designed and tested and are fitted for pick up by an automatic lifter on the collection vehicles.

Approved containers

For more details on approved container sizes, visit the City’s Solid Waste By-law.