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Garbage and Green Bin collection update

Green Bin collection will resume January 27.

Regular garbage collection resumes this week. Some dates have been adjusted for some areas. Enter your address below or call 3-1-1 to confirm when to put your garbage out.

  • Wednesday, January 22 - Red north, Green north
  • Thursday, January 23 - Blue south
  • Friday, January 24 - Green south

If you did not receive garbage collection last week, you may set out extra garbage (maximum 2 bags) this week at no additional charge.

Green Bin full?

You may drop off excess food waste and yard trimmings at the Transfer Station for free during these times:

  • January 22 to 24, 3pm to 7pm
  • January 25 and 26, 8am to 6pm
  • January 27 and 28, 3pm to 7pm
  • February 1 and 2, 8am to 6pm

Bring ID showing you live in Vancouver. Outside these dates and times, regular drop off fees will apply.


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