Residential garbage collection

Please have your garbage out by 7 a.m. on your day of collection.

Two units of waste are permitted for pick up each week. A unit of waste is:

  • a garbage bag no larger than 26" x 36" OR
  • a garbage container that holds 70 to 100 litres (a standard galvanized can is 77L) **all contents within the container must be bagged**
  • shall not weigh more than 34 kg (75 lbs)

Sharp items (glass, nails, etc.) must be clearly labelled in a puncture proof container and placed beside your garbage.

Additional bags or cans?

An over-the-limit tag must be attached. No more than three tagged bags can accompany your regular two per week (maximum of five units of waste total).

Tags can be purchased for $3 each at:


Contact us

Waste & Recycling

P. 403.948.0246

F. 403.948.8819