Automated Garbage & Yard Trimmings Collection
The City of Burnaby provides a fully automated garbage and yard waste collection service to approximately 35,000 single and two-family properties.
For more information about containers size, costs and other frequently asked questions, download our Frequently Asked Questions
Automated Garbage Collection How To In:
On collection day
Set it. Point it. Bring it Back in.
It is important to set out your garbage, yard trimming/food scraps and recycling containers out correctly for collection. Place your containers so that there is approximately 1m (3ft) of space on all sides, and 3m (10ft) clearance above.
- Set it out by 7:00 AM in the lane or street you use on collection day
- Point it -- Place containers so the arrows on the lid point towards the centre of the lane or street (handles will face your property)
- Space it -- Place your containers so there is approximately one metre (three feet) of space on all sides and at least three metres (ten feet) of clearance above
- Bring it back in -- After your garbage and yard waste containers have been emtied, remember to remove them from the lane or street and roll them back to your property