This page was last reviewed on April 26, 2018.
Garbage is collected bi-weekly from all residences in Cumberland and weekly for commercial/industrial clients. Garbage collection is limited to one garbage can per residence. Commercial accounts receive weekly garbage collection.
Solid waste containers can be up to 77 litres in size and when filled must weigh less than 22kg (50lb).
Find collection schedules on the Solid Waste Services page and contact information if your collection was missed.
Residents are encouraged to use the weekly organics collection program for all food and yard waste.
Other ways to reduce your waste
What can’t be included in your residential garbage collection:
- yard waste and kitchen organics
- household hazardous waste
- flammable waste
- raw sewage or septic tank sludge
- demolition and construction waste
- dead animals
- oversized items
- biomedical and pathological waste
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