Garbage

Garbage collection schedules for Easter weekend

Please note the following changes to the Easter holiday garbage collection schedule:

South Side Route (April 19)
  • Residents whose normal collection day is Friday April 19th will have their garbage collected on Tuesday April 23rd.
North Side Route (April 22)
  • Residents whose normal collection day is Monday April 22nd will have their garbage collected on Tuesday April 23rd.
  • Residents whose normal collection day is Tuesday April 23rd will have their garbage collected on Wednesday April 24th, along with the regular scheduled Wednesday collection.

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.