Waste Services Fees

Rates effective as of January 1, 2019

Solid waste (garbage, recycling and organics) collection is billed bi-monthly as part of your utility bill. Below is a breakdown of the costs and options for single-family, multi-family and the ICI sector.

Single Family
Waste Utilities FeesRateDetails
Waste management Fee 1
(120L garbage, 120L organics + 240L recycling), also includes fee for operating the Eco Centre
$44.15Per bi-monthly billing period

Waste management Fee 2*
(no blue cart), also includes fee for operating the Eco Centre
*Option no longer available

$32.94Per bi-monthly billing period
Cart change fee$25.00For each requested change in cart size
Cart and Bag FeesRateDetails
180L Garbage Cart$17.52

Added to the Waste Management Fee 1

Per bi-monthly billing period

240L Garbage Cart$32.85

Added to the Waste Management Fee 1

Per bi-monthly billing period

2nd 240L Recycling Cart$17.36

Added to the Waste Management Fee 1

Per bi-monthly billing period

240L Organics Cart$3.60

Added to the Waste Management Fee 1

Per bi-monthly billing period

Excess Garbage Bag$4.50/bagFor times you exceed your weekly garbage limit. Bags are available at the Municipal Centre, Recreation Centre, Sobeys and Safeway
Penalty FeesRateDetails
Arrears Notice (5 working days after penalty date)$20.00Per occurrence
Transfers to taxes (2 weeks after date of arrears notice)$50.00Per occurrence
Penalties on all amounts in arrears4% penaltyOn penalty date, which is the 1st of the following month
 
Multi-Family

Waste Utilities Fees

Cart sizeRateDetails
Waste management Fee 1 
(120L garbage, 120L organics + 240L recycling), also includes fee for operating the Eco Centre

 

$44.15Per bi-monthly billing period
Waste management Fee 3

charged to all utility accounts for operating the Eco Centre
 $10.50Per bi-monthly billing period
Recycling collection only240L$17.36Per bi-monthly billing period
Organics collection only120L$12.00Per bi-monthly billing period
240L$16.00
360L$18.00 
Garbage collection only 120L$23.32Per bi-monthly billing period
Cart change feeAny size$25.00For each requested change in cart size
Repalcement CartsRateDetails
120L Replacement Cart$55.00Per occurrence
180L Replacement Cart$70.00

Per occurrence

240L Replacement Cart$70.00

Per occurrence

360L Replacement Cart$100.00Per occurrence
Penalty FeesRateDetails
Arrears Notice (5 working days after penalty date)$20.00Per occurrence
Transfers to taxes (2 weeks after date of arrears notice)$50.00Per occurrence
Penalties on all amounts in arrears4% penaltyOn penalty date, which is the 1st of the following month
 
Institutional, Commercial, Industrial (ICI)

Waste Utilities Fees

Cart sizeRateDetails
Waste management Fee 4 
(120L garbage, 120L organics + 240L recycling), also includes fee for operating the Eco Centre

 

$58.60Per bi-monthly billing period
Waste management Fee 3
charged to all utility accounts for operating the Eco Centre
 $10.50Per bi-monthly billing period
Recycling collection only240L$19.64Per bi-monthly billing period
Organics collection only120L$13.46Per bi-monthly billing period
240L$18.50 
360L$21.50
Garbage collection only 120L$27.54Per bi-monthly billing period
180L$38.88
Cart change feeAny size$25.00For each requested change in cart size
Replacement CartsRateDetails
120L Replacement Cart$55.00Per occurrence
180L Replacement Cart$70.00

Per occurrence

240L Replacement Cart$70.00

Per occurrence

360L Replacement Cart$100.00Per occurrence
Penalty FeesRateDetails
Arrears Notice (5 working days after penalty date)$20.00Per occurrence
Transfers to taxes (2 weeks after date of arrears notice)$50.00Per occurrence
Penalties on all amounts in arrears4% penaltyOn penalty date, which is the 1st of the following month
 
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Mon - Fri: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat: Closed
Closed weekends and stat holidays.
  • Garbage, Recycling and Organics Inquiries: 403-938-8054 Contact Online