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Waste Collection Rates

​​Waste Collection Rates 

 
Your standard monthly Waste & Recycling Services bill can be broken down into four components: Cart (Collection) Fee, Recycling Fee, Landfill Fee, Waste Program Fee.


Rates For 2019*


​Service Type

​Fee/Day

​Fee/Month

Standard ​5 Bag Cart

$0.447

$13.60

Reduced 3 Bag Cart

$0.3895

$11.85

Additional Cart

$0.2876

$8.75

Waste Reduction Fee

$0.118

$3.60

Landfill Fee

$0.05

​$1.52

Waste Program Fee

$0.0723

​$2.20

  *Commencing April 1st, 2019, the Waste Collection
Charge, referred to in s. 1 of the Waste Bylaw (6146), 
will be changing to accommodate the inclusion of 
the city-wide Curbside Recycling Collection program. 

There is a $100.00 Cart Change Administration fee for residents wishing to switch their automated cart size and if they request an additional bin.  The cost of a replacement cart is $100.00. 


Standard 5 & 3 Bag Cart

This rate applies to all Residential Customers in Single Family Residential Premises, Multi-Family Residential Premises and Condominiums containing up to and including 6 Dwelling Units. These waste collection fees cover the costs of collecting and disposing of residential waste on a weekly basis. The fees also cover services that are available to the residents such as Free Saturday Disposal at the Waste & Recycling CentreLarge Item Service collection and the Clean Community initiative.

Residential Customers in Apartments and Condominiums with greater than 6 Dwelling Units can contract Waste Commercial Garbage Collection services from the City at the commercial rate, or from any other service provider. 

Waste Reduction Fee

This rate applies to all Residential Customers. This covers the cost of the City's three Recycling Stations in addition to supporting other recycling programs like Fall Leaf Collection, Christmas Tree Recycling, Yard Waste Sites and the collection of Household Hazardous Waste

Landfill Fee

This rate applies to all Residential Customers. The Landfill Fee covers the payment of the landfill services and ownership of the landfill. 

Waste Program Fee

This fee applies to all Residential Customers in Apartments and Condominiums that receive Waste Commercial Garbage Collection services from the City at the commercial rate, or from any other service provider. This fee is separate from any waste collection fees. The Waste Program fee covers services that are available to the residents such as Free Saturday Disposal at the Waste & Recycling Centre, Large Item Service collection and the Clean Community initiative.