Collection Schedule

Please have your garbage, organics/yard trimmings and recycling ready for collection by 8 a.m. on your collection day or it may not be collected.

Never miss a collection day! Enter your address below and find out your next garbage, recycling or organics pickup date. Receive automatic reminders on your phone with the White Rock Recycles Mobile app.

White Rock Recycles App

Download the White Rock Recycles App from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store :

  • Use the Put Waste In Its Place search engine to take the guess work out of sorting garbage, recycling, food scraps and more
  • View your upcoming collection schedule
  • Get notifications the night before or morning of your collection day
  • Sign up for a Service/Emergency alerts using this tool. Follow these steps to sign up for alerts (PDF)
  • Upload your collection schedule to your personal calendar

Missed Collection

  • Confirm it was your collection day by checking the schedule
  • Is there a contamination notice/sticker advising containers are:
    • Too heavy or too large (Up to 110L in size and 50 pounds in weight)
    • Exceeds the limit
    • Not properly presented
    • Recyclable items in garbage
  • Were containers placed curbside by 8 a.m.
  • Were containers visible to collection crews

If none of the above apply, and materials were not collected by 4:30 p.m, please contact the Engineering and Municipal Operations Department at 604-541-2181 between the business hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

The City has established a Solid Waste Bylaw to provide for the collection, removal, disposal of recycling and solid waste to guide garbage and disposal practices and management.