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Cart usage depends on whether the user resides in a Residential Dwelling or Multi-Family Dwelling. For more information please click the links above.

Remember These Simple Guidelines For Using Your Carts:

7:00am Collection Time:

  • Please ensure cart(s) are placed at their designated collection spot no later than 7:00am on your scheduled collection day.

Place It:

  • Place your cart(s) so that there is at least 1m (3ft) of space on all sides and 3m (10ft) of clearance above. Do not park vehicles within 1.5m (5ft) of the carts on collection day.
  • Ensure there is room for pedestrians and cyclists to pass. Placement should not obstruct traffic or the path of snow plows.

Cart Placement

Close It:

  • Ensure the lid closes properly. Any over-filled carts where the contents obstruct the lid from completely closing will not be accepted. 
  • 'Tag-a-bags' are available for additional garbage or yard & garden waste, and can be purchased at Municipal Hall for $2.50 each. If you find you are consistently overfilling your cart(s) you can upsize them. For more information click here.

Park It:

  • Place your carts on the street, with the wheels against the curb if there is one, or just off the roadway on the shoulder if no curb exists.
  • Do not place carts in bike lanes or block sidewalks. Carts must not be an obstacle for cyclists or pedestrians.

Point It!

  • The arrow on the cart lid must point towards the street. 

Retrieve It!

  •  When emptied, please remove the carts from the street or shoulder and return them to a safe/secured spot on your property.

Reasons to Separate Correctly

  • Keep Costs Down: Landfill space is expensive! Keep yard & garden waste and recycling out of your garbage cart.
  • Avoid Fines: The District is subject to fines when materials are placed in the wrong carts.
  • Left Behind: If material isn't properly sorted, or carts are not placed properly, Waste Connections Canada may not pick up your cart. For more information on ensuring that your carts are collected visit the Curbside Garbage Collection, Curbside Recycling Collection, and Curbside Yard & Garden Waste Collection pages.
  • Keep Our Planet Healthy: Landfills are filling up - do your part in making a difference!