Curbside garbage, recycling & compost collection

Collection days are scheduled for every Monday between 8:00am – 12:00pm. Garbage, recycling and compost are all collected by the same truck.

Recycling

  • Any 100% paper product
  • Cardboard (flattened)
  • Cereal & pizza boxes
  • Tin & aluminum cans or foil
  • Glass bottles & jars
  • Milk jugs & Tetra Paks
  • Pop, juice, & water bottles
  • Grocery plastic bags
  • Newspapers & junk mail
  • Catalogues & books (hard covers removed)

Compost

  • Fruit scraps, vegetable scraps
  • Houseplant cuttings
  • Coffee grounds & filters
  • Rice, pasta & stale bread
  • Egg shells
  • Tea bags
  • Flowers
  • Plant & hedge trimmings
  • Grass (small amounts)
  • Paper napkins & towels
  • Dryer lint
  • Hair
  • Leaves
  • Straw or hay
  • Small twigs/chips
  • Dried grass and weeds

Garbage

  • Styrofoam
  • Gift wrap or tissue paper
  • Glass, china or ceramics
  • Regular garbage
  • Kitchen waste
  • Pet waste (double bagged)
  • Diapers

Major garbage

Major garbage pick-up is offered by request on the first Wednesday of each month.

To sign-up please contact Public Works at (604) 796-2177 or email publicworks@seabirdisland.ca.

Big bin

Spring cleaning? Request the big bin to be dropped off at your home! Be sure to book it in advance, there is a 3-4 week wait list.

To request the big bin please contact Public Works at (604) 796-2177 or email publicworks@seabirdisland.ca.