Household waste

Household waste (garbage) is collected on Tuesday every other week between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., alternating between sector A and sector B.

Buildings with nine units or more and the Pointe-Claire and Valois village commercial zones have collections every week.


See the Waste Collection Guide and the 2020-2021 calendar.



Sector A: Sector A includes the entire area west of Saint-Jean Boulevard and the entire area south of Highway 20.

Sector B: Sector B is the area that is both east of Saint-Jean Boulevard and north of Highway 20.



Citizens are responsible for obtaining a container or bin for this collection.

Manual collection

  • Waste may be put in reusable plastic or metal containers, or rolling bins, with a maximum volume of 100 litres per container or bin.
  • Maximum weight for each container or bin is 55 lb (25 kg).
  • A maximum of 360 litres of household waste per door will be picked up at each collection.

Mechanized collection

  • Waste may be put in a wheeled, reusable plastic container with a maximum volume of 360 litres.
  • The rolling bin must not weigh more than 220 lb (100 kg).
  • Only bins with a European grip are accepted.