Transportation & Environment Services


Garbage & Compost Collection

The City of Saint John Garbage and Compost Collection is a residential program only. Eligibility is based on the Provincial Property Assessment Data and the City of Saint John’s Solid Waste By-Law.  Commercial properties and multi-unit (five or more units) residences within a garbage collection route will not be serviced.  If you have any questions regarding service in your area, please call 658-4455.

Garbage Collection Recording Tel: (506) 658-2806

Solid Waste, Compost Collection & Recycling Blue Bins Map

Daytime collection begins at 7:30 a.m., Monday through Friday. Garbage is not to be placed curbside before 10 p.m. the evening prior to collection.

Nightly collection must be at curbside by 9 p.m.  Garbage is not to be placed curbside before 6 p.m.  Residents are to place waste at curbside for collection for their pre-assigned date only as per the Solid Waste Bylaw, and are responsible for their waste until it is picked up.

Garbage and Compost Collection – South/Central Peninsula

The City of Saint would like to inform residents of the South/Central Peninsula that starting the week of December 4, 2017, garbage and compost collection will be picked up beginning at 11 p.m.

We remind residents that garbage and compost is not to be placed curbside before 6 p.m.

To keep your neighbourhood clean, do not place waste at the curb prior to your collection day.

To keep birds from getting into your garbage place a tarp or blanket over top of your waste; Sanitation Crews will leave your covering behind when they clear your street. Hazardous Materials will not be collected. 

The City of Saint John no longer offers the White Goods Drop Off Program

Recycle my Electronics

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Solid Waste Management

Transportation and Environment
(506) 658-4455
175 Rothesay Avenue

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