Waste

Please place carts out by 7am on your collection day with lids closed and 1 metre of space on all sides.

What goes in the Waste Cart?

  • Regular household garbage, furnace filters, hoses
  • Diapers & baby wipes, bandages, dental floss, razors, makeup, toothbrushes, toothpaste, twist ties
  • Non-recyclable packaging, bows, ribbons, Christmas ornaments, hangers (metal & plastic)
  • Mixed material items (eg. broken toys containing metal, plastic, rubber, cloth) that can't be separated
  • Balloons, chalk, crayons, felt, gum, tape, photos, chip bags, candy wrappers, plastic straws & cutlery
  • Cassette tapes, CD's, mirrors, rope, rubber bands, stickers, yarn
  • Ceramic or pottery dishes, pillows, scouring pads, soap, sponges, swiffer dusters, tarps, tiles
  • Household project waste - small enough to fit into a bag in your cart: carpet, rug, treated wood, wall paper, blinds

No recyclable, organic, styrofoam, electronic or household hazardous materials are permitted in the waste cart.  


Additional Carts

A $45 set up fee and $13/month collection fee will be charged to all households who require an additional waste cart.  The Eco Centre PAYT program and excess waste bags are better options for once in a while excess waste management.  To learn more or set up additional waste cart services please call the Waste & Recycling Hotline at 403-851-2277.