• Collection frequency is determined by Solid Waste Management Services.
  • Approval is required by Solid Waste Management Services to receive premium Green Bin organics collection.
  • All fees for Garbage Bin service and premium Green Bin organics service must be prepaid three months in advance.
  • Two weeks’ notice is required for cancellation of service.


Item Frequency Small Medium Large Extra-Large
Curbside Bin Bi-Weekly $97.48 $194.95 $292.42 $487.36
Weekly $194.95 $389.88 $584.83 $974.72
Twice Weekly N/A N/A N/A $1,949.44
Front-End Container per lift per yd³ (Un-Compacted) $13.40
per lift per yd³ (Compacted) $26.83

Item Frequency Annual Rate
Green Bin Organics Once per week No fee (included with collection services)
2 times per week $386.98
5 times per week $1,451.19
6 times per week $1,934.91

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

Item Fee
Garbage Tag $5.11/unit

Set Out Time

Daytime Collection: Place items out before 7 a.m.

Nighttime Collection: Place items out between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Premium Organics Service:

  • 2 times /week – Regularly scheduled collection day + Saturday
  • 5 times /week – Mon. to Fri.
  • 6 times /week – Mon. to Sat.

Set Out Instructions

  • Place bags or bins as close to the street as possible and 0.5 metres (two feet) apart.
  • Containers must be clearly visible and accessible.
  • Never place items or bins behind or on snow banks.

Accepted Items

Note: CIRO customers registered with this program must use City of Toronto bins or Garbage Tags — available online and at Toronto Shoppers Drug Mart and Canadian Tire locations — for garbage collection.

CIRO’s must make their own arrangements for disposal or recycling of large furniture and appliances, electronics waste and yard waste.