Household waste

Household waste is collected on Tuesday every other week between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., alternating between sector A and sector B.
Additional collection on Tuesday, June 2 in sector B

The first weekly collection of household waste will take place on Tuesday, June 2 for the entire City (sectors A and B) in order to facilitate the transition. The collection of household waste scheduled for Friday, June 5 for sector B is maintained.

Summer schedule

From June 2 to August 28, household waste will be collected every week. There will be two parts to the collection:

  • Sector A: Tuesday
  • Sector B: Friday
    (Additional collection on Tuesday, June 2)


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.


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.