The 2019 rates and fees outlined below were approved by City Council on March 7. The next Solid Waste bill will reflect an adjustment back to the effective date of January 1, 2019.


Frequency Garbage Bin Size Annual Rate Rebate Annual Net Cost
Bi-weekly Small $259.75 $160.04 $99.71
Medium $315.32 $73.69 $241.63
Large $428.25 $0.00 $428.25
Extra Large $496.73 $0.00 $496.73
Weekly Small $315.32 $160.04 $155.28
Medium $428.25 $73.69 $354.56
Large $607.26 $0.00 $607.26
Extra Large $975.73 $0.00 $975.73

Garbage Tags can be purchased online or at Toronto Canadian Tire and Shoppers Drug Mart stores.


Type Annual Rate Rebate Annual Net Cost 
Bag-Only* (Bi-Weekly) $166.28 $0.00 $166.28
Bag-Only* (Weekly) $221.87 $0.00 $221.87
Garbage Tag $5.38 each $5.38 each

* Bag-only rates are only available to locations with special approval from the City. Bag-only customers are also required to buy Garbage Tags for each bag they set out.

Customer Type Material Annual Rates (per dwelling unit) 
All Residential (Single and Multi) Oversized items that do not fit in garbage bag or bin $15.00

The following is an approved fee providing for the collection of oversized and metal items per single family home and for each multi-residential unit per property location, regardless of whether the service is used.

Set Out

Bag Program Bin Program
  • Blue Bin Recycling – All recycling must be set out in clear/translucent bags. No garbage tag is needed for recycling.
  • Garbage – All garbage must fit in the City-issued Garbage Bin with the lid closed. See disposal tips for excess garbage.
  • Blue Bin Recycling – All recycling, including newspapers, magazines and cardboard, must fit in the Blue Bin with the lid closed. See disposal tips for excess recycling.
For disposing of Oversized & Metal Items, Electronic Waste, & Hazardous Hazardous Waste please speak with your building management.


Set Out Time

Place items out between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Set Out Instructions

  • As close to the street as possible free of obstructions
  • Clearly visible and accessible
  • Never behind or on snow banks