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

* Plastic bags & Styrofoam items are also accepted at recycling depots.

DO ​NOT place the cart out the night before collection.
Doing so may result in a
$500 FINE.

Placing ​food scraps or recyclables in your Garbage Cart
may result in a
$150 fine.

These items are not allowed in the Garbage Cart

​For information on how to dispose of these and other items, call RCBC at 604-732-9253 or use the Waste Wizard.

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:

​For information on how to dispose of these and other items, call RCBC at 604-732-9253 or use the Waste Wizard.

Cart Size Options

Garbage Carts are available in 3 sizes: 120L, 240L and 360L. A $50 admin fee applies for any exchanges and must be paid in person at City Hall in the Engineering Department. Your garbage utility fee will only be affected by the size of your Garbage Cart; the larger the garbage cart, the higher your fees are. Call 604-927-3500 for more details.

Engineering Customer Service
604-927-3500
wastereduction@coquitlam.ca