Garbage Collection

Yard Waste Bag

Garbage is collected every-other-week in all municipalities for:

  • Single-family houses and residential properties with two to six units
  • Apartment buildings with seven or more units with curbside garbage collection
  • Mixed-use properties outside Designated Business Areas
  • Industrial, commercial and institutional properties outside Designated Business Areas

Place your garbage at the curb by 7 a.m. on your regular collection day. Don't place your garbage bag or can at the curb any earlier than 5 p.m. the day before collection.

Acceptable items

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Two bag / can collection limit

Residents may place out two bags or cans of garbage every-other-week. Additional bags can be put out by buying a garbage tag to stick on the extra bag(s).

Businesses have different limits and should look up their address to find their limits.

Sizes of garbage bag / containers allowed

A garbage bag / can cannot exceed:

  • Height: 91 cm (36")
  • Diameter: 61 cm (24")
  • Weight: 22.7 kg (50 lbs) when full

Garbage should not be loose inside of garbage containers and must be bagged. Several smaller kitchen sized garbage bags may be used and placed inside a garbage container for placement at the curb.

Garbage bags placed inside a container must not exceed the lip of the container.

All garbage cans should have handles on the outside of the container.

Learn more about acceptable container sizes.

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