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Solid Waste Services

This page was last reviewed on December 13, 2018.

Curbside Collection Program

The Village of Cumberland provides residential curbside organics, recycling and garbage collection.

2018 Residential Collection Schedule

2019 Residential Collection Schedule

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Resident provide their own containers, which can be up to 77 litres in size. Containers must weigh less than 22kg (50lb) when filled.

Missed a collection?

Check the collection schedule to confirm what was to be collected then call SunCoast Waste at 250-337-1734.

Do you need assistance with solid waste?

Disabled residents, including residents with limited mobility, can now apply for assistance with their solid waste. This may include assistance moving containers to the curb for pickup.

To receive assistance, residents must:

  • Submit an application to the Village of Cumberland
  • Not live in the same residence as an able-bodied person aged 12 or over
  • Provide proof of disability.

Complete and submit a Solid Waste and Recycling Application for Accommodation to the Village.

Be Bear Aware

Please put out your solid waste out by 8 a.m. on collection day. To help reduce human-bear conflicts, store all solid waste containers is a secure location until the morning of collection day.

Rates and Charges for Solid Waste Collection

Utility bills are issued to quarterly to property owners. Avoid a 10% penalty by paying your utility bill by the due date. Find out more about rates and charges.

Comox Valley Waste Management Centre

More solid waste services are offered at the Comox Valley Waste Management Centre located at 2400 Bevan Road in Cumberland.

Recycle More!

View a complete list of accepted recyclables at the Comox Valley Waste Management Centre at 2400 Bevan Road, including

  • foam packaging
  • plastic bags and over wrap
  • glass

Household Hazardous Waste

Household hazardous waste is accepted from local residents at the Comox Valley Waste Management Centre every Thursday and Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and one Saturday each month.

Household hazardous waste is any waste from your home that you consider to be dangerous and includes leftover household products that are

  • marked flammable,
  • marked corrosive,
  • marked poison, or
  • are a compressed gas such as aerosols, butane, and lighters.

Paint, flammables, pesticides and gasoline may be returned to the Courtenay Return-It Depot at 493 Puntledge Road, (250) 338-6013. There is no charge to drop off leftovers that are accepted by the program. Find more information on Product Care items.

The program does not include industrial waste from commercial business.

Illegal Dumping

Call 1-800-331-6007 or the Village office at 250-336-2291 to report an illegal dump site. Find out more about the regional Illegal Dumping Program.

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