Education & Events

City Wide Garage Sale

Recycle and Reuse!

Coquitlam’s City Wide Garage Sale is May 2​7, 201​7. Residents are encouraged to participate in community recycling by hosting a garage sale. The City will promote garage sales in Coquitlam at no cost to registered participants! Register your Garage Sale online or pick up a registration form at Coquitlam City Hall.

Registration: April 1 – May 1, 201​7


Once registered, come to the Engineering and Public Works customer service desk at City Hall to collect your registration package full of useful tips and other materials to assist you in having a successful garage sale!

For more information please email


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)