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Multi-Family Collection

The City of Burnaby provides weekly collection for garbage, recycling and yard trimmings/food scraps for apartments, condos and townhomes. Garbage is collected using roll-off metal containers, while yard trimmings/food scraps and recycling is collected in colour-coded wheeled containers.

Holiday Garbage, Green Bin and Recycling Information

The City would like to remind residents of changes to their garbage, green bin and recycling collection during the Christmas holidays. 

  • During the collection week of December 25, 2017, multi-family complexes that have a scheduled collection day on Monday, December 25, your collection will occur on Saturday, December 23.
  • During the collection week of January 1, 2018, multi-family complexes that have a scheduled collection on Monday, January 1, 2018, will be collected on that scheduled day.
  • Please review the City's Holiday Waste Reduction page for tips to reduce waste, our Naughty or Nice Recycling List and Christmas Tree collection.

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Interested in receiving City Service?

If your apartment, condo or townhome complex is interested in receiving City Garbage, Green BIn (food scraps/yard trimmings) and Recycling collection, contact the Recycling Line at 604-294-7972 or email engineering@burnaby.ca.

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