The City offers comprehensive waste collection services for buildings with nine or more units.

Program Benefits

  • The program is flexible to meet the needs of each building – the cost is based on your garbage volume (bin size, number of bins and compaction) and how often you need collection services
  • Recycling and organics are collected at no additional cost
  • The program also includes collection of recycling, organics, electronics, yard waste and household hazardous waste
  • The City provides a rebate per multi-residential unit per year

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to participate in this program, a multi-residential building must meet the following requirements:

Curbside Collection Service

  • Have between nine and 30 residential units (certain buildings with 31 to 60 dwelling may be eligible)
  • Successfully pass a site inspection

Front-end Collection Service

  • Have 31 residential units or more
  • Successfully pass a site inspection
  • Successfully pass a vehicle test run as collection vehicles:
    • require a minimum of 4.4 metre vertical clearance to travel through private property and a minimum of 6.1 metre vertical clearance at collection points
    • are required to enter and exit in a forward motion


Review a full list of requirements.