Residential garbage collection

Note: There are no disruptions to waste or organics collection for the upcoming statutory holiday (Labour Day) on Monday, September 7th.

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

Collection for organics and garbage will remain the same for Wednesday, July 1st. No changes for the stat holiday.

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