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Bi-Weekly Recycling

​​​​RECYCLING AND GARBAGE ARE COLLECTED BI-WEEKLY ON ALTERNATING WEEKS, while green bin collection will continue weekly.

​Safety measures for curbside collection have been put into effect to ensure the wellbeing of our waste collection operators and limit the spread of COVID-19. Click here for more information.

Place recycling to the curb by 7 a.m. on your bi-weekly collection day (see or print off your​ collection schedule​).

  • See a full list of what can and cannot be recycled.
    Blue bin
  • Paper and containers are no longer required need to be separated.
  • Extra/overflow recycling may be put into a cardboard box or clear bag. Do not overload recycling boxes. If using cardboard boxes or other containers for your extra recycling, dimensions must not exceed 55cm x 45 cm x 40 cm (the size of a large blue box)​.  
  • To reduce wind-blown litter, boxes may be stacked.
  • Rinse food residue from conta​iners and remove and include lids. Containers should be placed loose in the recycling box. Cardboard should be flattened and tied into bundles (max. 75 cm x 75 cm x 20 cm) - max 3 bundles.
  • Please ensure to shred sensitive documents; shredded paper must be placed out in a clear bag.

New Automated Cart Collection Starts November 1 - click here​ for more info!

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