Garbage

General guidelines

Garbage is picked up every second week in Esquimalt. If your regular garbage day falls on a statutory holiday, your garbage will be picked-up on the next business day.

To find out your regular garbage pick-up day, view the garbage collection map or phone 250-414-7108. Garbage is collected from the north and south sides of the municipality on alternate weeks.

  • Download the 2019 North Side Route Garbage Collection Schedule here
  • Download the 2019 South Side Route Garbage Collection Schedule here.

Please have your garbage outside with bungee cords removed from the lid by 7 a.m. on your collection day.

Garbage regulation

Find out more about:

  • Materials accepted for garbage pick-up
  • Banned materials
  • Acceptable garbage containers
  • Number of containers permitted for pick-up

Missed garbage pick-up

If your garbage is not picked up on your regular collection day, please phone 250-414-7119.