Place your collection cart out before 8:00am, but no earlier than 4:00am. You must remove your cart and recycling bins by 7:00pm on th e collection day.
The cart’s wheels should be against the curb with the handle facing your property.
Place your cart so the arrow on the lid points towards the centre of the lane or street.
Space your cart so there is at least 2 metres of space on all sides, and 3 metres of clearance above. Make sure to leave 2 metres between all containers, bins and vehicles.
You must remove your cart and recycling bins by 7:00 pm on the collection day.
Note: If your house is adjacent to the collection lane, place your cart on the adjacent resident’s property. It must not be separated by a fence, gate, or other structure. If you have questions, contact the Service Centre: 250-561-7600.
City Bylaw 7661 section 6.2e.
Note: Do NOT overfill your cart. Make sure the lid is completely closed. Overloaded carts will not be emptied.
Items the City will NOT Collect
Do NOT put these items in your collection cart:
- propane tanks or cylinders
- automobile tires
- lead-acid batteries (e.g. car batteries)
- paints, solvents or any liquids
- hazardous materials (e.g. pesticides)
- gypsum (drywall)
- animal carcasses
- used oil or oil filters
- televisions or computer monitors
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