Public Works is the department that provides the water you draw from the tap for your morning coffee or shower; the roads you drive; the parks and open spaces you enjoy with your family and friends. The Public Works crew works diligently to keep the community safe and beautiful; providing services that bring our community to life.
Residential Garbage collection happens weekly. Bins must be under 50lbs, and must not have cardboard, or other recyclables included. Garbage is to be placed in a regulation garbage receptacle (3.5 cubic feet with a good fitting, water-tight cover that birds and animals cannot get into). Plastic bags can be placed inside a proper receptacle, but plastic bags are NOT to be used as garbage receptacles for pickup. Residential garbage does not include yard debris or other types of rubbish not considered household waste.
Monday Pick-up: Thursday Pick-up:
Haida Ave Rupert Ave
Maquinna Ave Matsqui Ave
Marine Drive Dogwood Lane
Mobile Home Park Clark Drive
Garbage collection continues to happen on Stat holidays, excluding December 25th, if this falls on a Monday or Tuesday, garbage collection will follow December 26.
Hours of Operation*
(*as of June 5th – Oct 31st the transfer station will be open from 11am-5pm Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)
Monday: 11:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am to 6:00pm
Wednesday: 11:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday/Friday: 11:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Accepted Recycled Items
The recycling depot is now accepting #1 to 7 plastics, including plastic bags showing the recycling symbol, as well as glass. Please help keep the outside depot clean and rodent free. Rinse your milk jugs, plastics and tins and remove any caps.
The Depot is now accepting both Alkaline and Rechargeable Batteries for recycling. Rechargeable batteries eligible for collection and recycling are: Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd), Lithium Ion (Li-ion), Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) and Small Sealed Lead (Pb).Small dry cell portable rechargeable batteries are commonly found in cordless power tools, cellular and cordless phones, laptop computers, camcorders, two-way radios and remote control toys.
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