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Collection by Building Type

Single family homes and duplexes

Note:  The collection details below also apply to eligible townhouse units.

For details about the proper type of containers, preparation, weight limits of each container and more, go to our Garbage and Recycling Rules and Limits web page.

WasteSchedule Number of containers
Household garbage Every second week  4 approved bags/cans, each additional bag requires a garbage tag
Bulky/Appliances Every second week (same week as garbage collection) 3 items
Blue box recyclables Every week Unlimited
Green bin organics Every week Unlimited
Yard waste Seasonal (March to November), Every second week (alternate week from garbage collection) Unlimited

Buildings with 3 to 6 units

For details about the proper type of containers, preparation, weight limits of each container and more, go to our Garbage and Recycling Rules and Limits web page.

Do you own or manage a building with 3 to 6 units? Go to our Landlord and Property Owners web page for information and resources.

WasteScheduleNumber of containers
Household garbage Every second week  10 approved bags/cans per entire building, each additional bag requires a garbage tag
Bulky/Appliances Every second week (same day as garbage collection) 10 items per entire building
Blue box Every week Unlimited
Green bin Every week Unlimited
Yard waste Seasonal (March to November). Every second week (alternate week from garbage collection) Unlimited

Buildings with 7 or more units

Apartment buildings of 7 units or more do not receive curbside waste collection from us. If you are a landlord or property owner for this type of building, you will need to arrange for private garbage collection from a contractor.

Buildings with 7 or more units may receive the Blue and Grey Cart program for recycling only.

Eligible townhouse complexes get the same level of service as single family homes. To see if your townhouse complex meets our program requirements, please search your address in our look-up.

Farms and rural homes

Farms and rural homes get the same level of service as single family homes.

Businesses and commercial buildings

Businesses and commercial buildings do not receive curbside collection from us.

If you are a landlord or property owner for this type of building, you will need to arrange for private garbage and recycling collection from a contractor.

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