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Collection Carts

Different Cart Sizes

Cart sizes from left to right: 360 L, 240 L, 180 L, 120 L, 80 L

Exchange, Replace, or Order Additional Carts

How to Order Carts:

  1. Find the size of the cart you are replacing and/or the size of the new cart you would like. Cart size can be found on the top of the lid, near the handle;
  2. Use the Waste Cart Portal or contact the Waste Collection Hotline at 604-590-7289. Service fees will apply for delivery of carts (see below for details);
  3. Have payment ready, or schedule a day to pick up your carts (Tuesday - Thursday, 10 am - 2 pm).

Delivery Fees

  • $25 per additional or replacement cart
  • $15 fee for cart exchanges

The fees will be waived by the City if the owner makes their own arrangements to pick up the carts at a City Facility.

Garbage Carts

Additional annual waste collection fees will apply for additional or larger garbage carts.

Garbage Cart Additional Collection Services Fee per Year
Additional 80 L / 120 L $142
Additional 180 L / 240 L $283
Additional 360 L $425
Replace current size to 360 L $142

Recommended Sizes

Dwelling Type Organics Cart Size Recycling Cart Size Garbage Cart Size
Single Family Home 240 L 240 L 240 L
Single Family Home with suite 240 L 360 L 360 L
Townhouse 120 L 240 L 180 L

Keep the Carts Clean

Organics Cart

  • Wrap and layer food scraps in newspaper, paper bags, paper towel or cereal boxes
  • Freeze meat scraps in a paper bag until collection bag
  • Sprinkle baking soda to reduce odours

Recycling Cart

  • Empty and rinse containers before placing in your cart to prevent odours

All Carts

  • Store your carts in a cool, shaded, ventilated area and keep the lid closed
  • Wash your carts periodically with mild soap or a vinegar-water solution. Pour soapy water onto grass or gravel. Do not pour soapy water down outside drains

Want someone else to clean out your organics cart? Research local cleaning companies online and keep your hands clean. Whatever method you use, your efforts are helping the City towards sustainability.