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Single Family Collection & Schedule

New! Every Other Week Garbage Collection 

Starting April 2017, the City will be moving to Every Other Week Garbage Collection for residential properties that receive City curbside garbage collection. Learn more »

The City of Burnaby provides curbside collection for single and two-family properties for:

  • Green Bin: Food scraps, food-soiled paper and yard trimmings. Learn more »
  • Recycling: Containers, newspapers, glass and paper products. Learn more »
  • Garbage: Waste that can’t be composted or recycled. Learn more »

Collection Schedule

Please follow the guidelines in the City of Burnaby Curbside Calendar to ensure that food scraps, yard trimmings, recyclables, and garbage are separated into the correct containers and that they are set out correctly on your scheduled collection day.

2017 Curbside Calendar

2017 Curbside Calendar Translations:

On Collection Day

Make sure that your green bin, recycling and garbage containers are set out correctly for collection.

On Collection Day Set Out Instructions

Collection Reminders

Collection Reminders

Need Help?

Recycling, Garbage & Green Bin
Staffed Information Line:
Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
24-Hour Touch-tone Information Line: 604-294-7089
Email: engineering@burnaby.ca
BC Recycling Hotline: 604-RECYCLE (732-9253)
Download Burnaby's Collection App

Download Burnaby's
Collection App

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