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Waste & Recycling

Collection Calendar

Follow these easy tips for your blue, black and optional green cart. Report a waste bylaw concern online and our Environmental Protection team will follow up.

Cart Placement

Follow these easy tips for your blue, black and optional green cart. Report a waste bylaw concern online and our Environmental Protection team will follow up.

Garbage

Use your black cart or metal waste bin for household garbage such as non-recyclable waste including Styrofoam, diapers and wipes.

Recycling

Loose, clean recyclable materials are collected city-wide through the curbside blue cart recycling service and the multi-unit residential recycling service. The same materials are accepted at the City's Recycle Depots.

Yard & Food Waste

We have composting programs for green waste including seasonal items, like leaves, grass and Christmas trees; and now food waste.  Residents can subscribe for Green Cart home collection or visit one of two compost depots.  Find out more.

Household Hazardous Waste

Mark your calendar for the next Household Hazardous Waste day and drop off aerosol cans, cleaning products, pesticides, fertilizer and more for safe disposal. Find out more.

Community Programs

Find out more about recycling education and awareness programs.