Solid Waste

Residential garbage pickup is picked up on Friday of every second week, by Waste Control Services. If your household garbage pick-up was missed please contact them at 604-986-9777.Two garbage containers per household are permitted, and the total volume of waste cannot exceed 154 litres. Waste containers must be placed in front of your residence not earlier than 5:00 a.m. on pick up-day.

If you have more than two containers put out the additional container will not be picked up unless it is tagged. Tags can be purchased for additional cans at the Village Office. Each additional can costs $4.00.

Please read the Village’s Garbage and Recycling Collection Bylaw No. 455, 2013 for more information and tips on garbage collection in the Village of Lions Bay. Current Schedule: PDF Waste Collection Schedule for 2017

Garbage Limits

Place your garbage at the road edge in cans with lids. You are allowed to place 154 litres of garbage per home each collection day. That equates to two 77 litre cans or garbage bags each weighing no more than 20 kg.

Additional garbage tags can be purchased throught the Village Office.

Banned Items

Before you toss it in the garbage - make sure it's not recyclable! The following items are not accepted or collected at the curb as garbage:

  • yard trimmings
  • food scraps
  • recyclables
  • oversized items
  • electronics or appliances
  • motor vehicle fluid
  • paints, pesticides, or other such fluids
  • prescription and over the counter drugs

Learn more about product stewardship programs and Metro Vancouver’s landfill bans at their website.