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Cart Sizes

Different Cart Sizes

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

The Perfect Fit

The City recommends cart sizes based on your household type (Single Family Home versus Single Family Home with Secondary Suite versus Multifamily Unit).

To request an additional cart or a cart exchange, please call us at 604-590-7289. Service fees will apply for exchanges.

Recommended Sizes

Single Family Household

We recommend:

  • 240 L Garbage Cart
  • 240 L Recyclables Cart
  • 240 L Organics Cart
  • Kitchen Catcher

 

Single Family Home with Suite

We recommend:

  • 360 L Garbage Cart
  • 360 L Recyclables Cart
  • 240 L Organics Cart
  • Kitchen Catcher

 

Townhouse

We recommend:

  • 180 L Garbage Cart
  • 240 L Recyclables Cart
  • 120 L Organics Cart
  • Kitchen Catcher

Cart Dimensions

Cart Size (L) Length (in.) Width (in.) Height  (in.)
80 24 19.75 34.5
120 24.75 19.25 38.5
180 28.75 23.50 37.5
240 32.15 24.25 41.75
360 35.25 29.75 43.25

Waste cart change

If you have any questions regarding your carts, if you haven’t received your Rethink Waste Collection Program handbook by mail, or if you would like to talk about cart sizes with a City representative, call us at 604-590-7289.