Recycling and Waste Collection


Service Provider

As of July 1st, 2015 our garbage, green waste and recycling service provider is the City of Port Coquitlam. The city provides the bins: garbage (grey), recycling (blue), green waste (green). Please contact the city department with your concerns.

There is a downloadable app (for reminders on your smart phone) with the schedule for green, blue and grey cart collection; click on the link below.
Collection Schedule and Smartphone App. You can also find the schedule on our Calendar page.

You can download the Sort it Right Poster for details of items permitted and how to sort your waste. For more inforation, or for the most up-to-date information, visit the City of Port Coquitlam Website.


Placing at Curbside

Place at curbside by 7:00am on your collection day.
Residents are responsible for cleaning up any loose garbage scattered beyond the immediate area by animals, wind, or vandalism. To minimize problems, please put garbage in sealed plastic garbage bags before placing in cans. Waste containers should be placed at curbside in such a manner that vehicular and pedestrian traffic are not impeded.


Unacceptable Items

Do NOT  include:
X building/renovation/demolition materials
X large pieces of lumber
X concrete, rocks, soil, stumps, sod
X paints/oils/chemicals/solvents/explosives
X tires/car parts/batteries
X hazardous/banned materials
X animal wastes/carcasses
X biomedical/pathological waste
X unwrapped ashes, sawdust or other particulate waste
X large items (furniture/appliances/carpets)