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Waste Services Fees

Rates effective as of January 1, 2020

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 Services FeesRateDetails
Waste management Fee 1 
(120L garbage, 120L organics + 240L recycling), also includes fee for operating the Eco Centre
$45.92Per bi-monthly billing period

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

$34.26Per bi-monthly billing period
Cart change fee$25.00For each requested change in cart size
Cart and Bag FeesRateDetails
180L Garbage Cart$18.76

Added to the Waste Management Fee 1

Per bi-monthly billing period

240L Garbage Cart$35.15

Added to the Waste Management Fee 1

Per bi-monthly billing period

2nd 240L Recycling Cart$18.05

Added to the Waste Management Fee 1

Per bi-monthly billing period

240L Organics Cart$3.74

Added to the Waste Management Fee 1

Per bi-monthly billing period

Excess Garbage Bag$4.82/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