Garbage Unit Limit

The waste limit is three units of garbage per household per week. A unit is a bag or can with a volume of 100 L or less and weighing less than 25 kg (55 lbs).

The move to a three unit limit

Three Bags of GarbageIn April 2016, Council approved a new residential waste limit reducing the number of bags or cans you can set out each week to three. For more information on the limit reduction, please refer to the Waste Unit Limit Q&A Backgrounder (pdf)

‌What if I have more than three units?

If you have more than the three garbage units, an extra tag will be required. Extra tags can be purchased for $1 each at:

Wrap a tag around the top of each extra bag.

You may also choose to deliver your extra garbage to the Waste Management Facility.

For more information, call the Blue Line at 403-340-BLUE (2583).