Garbage Carts & Large Item Pick-Up

Less garbage. A better planet.

Your Garbage cart is collected once every two weeks.

Yes! These items go in your Garbage cart

DO ​NOT place the cart out the night before collection.
Doing so may result in a fine.

Placing unacceptable items in your Garbage Cart may result in a $150 fine.

These items are not allowed in the Garbage Cart

For options on how to handle pet waste, please visit​ the Metro Vancouver website.

Large Item Pick-Up

Do you have furniture or other large household items you no longer want?.

Residents who receive the City’s curbside collection service can have up to four large household items collected each year (July 1 to June 30) by choosing one of the following options:

  1. Put out 4 items at the same time, once per year, or;
  2. Put out 1, 2 or 3 items at different times of the year (to a maximum of 4 per year).
To schedule a Large Item Pick-up, please call Waste Connections of Canada at 604-636-3521.

Yes! These items are accepted:

No! These items cannot be picked up:

Coquitlam Waste Wizard

Not sure of where or how to recycle, compost or dispose of an item? Simply type in the name of the item and the Waste Wizard below will point you in the right direction.

Engineering Customer Service