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Waste Collection Services

COVID-19 Update: Help Protect our Waste Collection Workers: As a precaution for the health and safety of waste collection workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, the following changes have been put in effect to protect our waste collection workers:

Curbside garbage, organics and recycling pickup
Effective March 30, 2020, garbage, organics and recycling must be contained within carts. Only items contained within carts will be picked up.

Large Item Pick Up Program
In addition, effective March 30, in order to prioritize waste collection services, the Large Item Pick Up Program will be suspended until further notice.  Any large item scheduled for pickup on or after this date, will be rescheduled for pickup at a later date.

Recycling depots
Some recycling depots and disposal facilities are suspending service or reducing service hours to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Before heading to your local facility, please confirm with them that they are open and that their hours have not changed. Please refer to the Recycling Council of BC and Metro Vancouver websites for updates. Place any depot items that are accepted in curbside recycling in your recycling cart. Please avoid visiting these facilities if it is not necessary or if you are sick.

Find out about the waste collection services available to you and how you can help reduce waste in the City of Surrey.

COVID-19 Update: Help Protect our Waste Collection Workers

As a precaution for the health and safety of waste collection workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, the following changes have been put in effect to protect our waste collection workers.

Curbside garbage, organics and recycling pickup.

Effective March 30th, 2020, garbage, organics and recycling must be contained within carts.  Only items contained within carts will be picked up. Any excess organics, garbage or recycling materials set out in garbage bags, paper bags or standard cans will not be collected until further notice.  If material does not fit in your cart, please store it until your cart has been emptied and place it in your cart for your next scheduled pickup.  Alternatively, for a list of disposal locations and options, please visit www.surrey.ca/rethinkwaste.
Dispose of all the following items in your garbage cart, contained in plastic garbage bags: personal hygiene products, used tissues, cleaning cloths, face masks, gloves, sanitary wipes - even those listed as flushable or compostable - and all other similar items. Securely tie garbage bags shut and place in your Garbage Cart on your regular collection day. If you’re sick or caring for someone who is sick, double bag all personal waste in plastic garbage bags, before placing in your garbage cart. 

Large Item Pick Up Program

In addition, effective March 30th, 2020, in order to prioritize waste collection services, the Large Item Pick Up Program will be suspended until further notice.  Any large item scheduled for pickup on or after this date, will be rescheduled for pickup at a later date.  If you have placed your items at curbside, please bring your items in until this service resumes. The City’s contractor will be contacting residents to reschedule the pickup of previously scheduled items. 

These measures have been in place to protect our waste collection workers and ensure they can carry out their duties safely during this time. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

 

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Calendars, Stickers & Bags

Use your Surrey address to find your waste collection schedule.

Waste Diversion

What Goes Where

Learn which cart your item belongs or where else it might need to go.

Different Cart Sizes

Waste Carts

Learn how you can exchange, replace, or order collection carts.

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Missed Collection

Report a missed collection by calling our hotline or submitting a request.

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Illegal Dumping

Get information to report illegal dumping in Surrey, and learn how we enforce the by-law to keep our streets and lots clean.

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Large Item Pickup

Get your large items, including furniture, stoves and mattresses, picked up.

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Surrey Transfer Station

Learn what items can be taken to the Surrey Transfer Station.

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Surrey Biofuel Facility

Learn about Surrey's fully integrated, closed-loop waste management system.

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Environmental Education

Get the kids involved in environmental education, and bring waste reduction and sustainability lessons to your child's classroom.

Adopt-A-Street Program Volunteering Opportunity

The City of Surrey’s Adopt-a-Street program is a fun and easy way to get involved in your community, and to keep our streets free of garbage and debris.

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