Education & Events

City Wide Garage Sale - May 2​7, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Nearly 200 homes have signed up for Coquitlam’s City-Wide Garage Sale offering plenty of opportunities to snap up hidden treasures and one-off bargains. It’s the perfect opportunity to pick up everything from children’s toys, games and clothing to household items, garden equipment and collectibles. Recycle and reuse! Please check the link below for a list of participating addresses and their locations within each garbage zone.  ​

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Waste Reduction and Recycling School Workshops

The City of Coquitlam hosts fun, educational and hands-on workshops on waste reduction and recycling. These themed workshops are led by trained City staff who will visit your classroom for free.

The workshops are designed with both teachers and students in mind. The waste reduction and recycling workshops:

  • have content that links with the BC Ministry of Education Prescribed Learning Outcomes;
  • are geared towards different age groups and interest levels; and
  • consist of hands-on activities.

Prepare your students to be stewards of a sustainable future by immersing them into the fascinating world of waste reduction, recycling and composting!

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Community Outreach

Is your community group interested in learning more about garbage and recycling in Coquitlam? Need more information to help you become bear aware?

We deliver presentations to community groups to help further educate residents on waste reduction and recycling in Coquitlam. To book a presentation please call 604-927-3500 or email: (for general waste & recycling presentations) (for bear aware and urban wildlife presentations)