Garbage & Recycling

West Vancouver diverts an estimated 75 per cent of residential waste from landfill and is committed to protecting, restoring and defending our natural environment.

Replacement boxes & bags

Need replacement blue boxes, grey boxes or bags? New collection calendar?
Order them online, by phone at 604-929-3416, or pick them up from Municipal Hall at 750 17th Street.

Online Order Form

Missed pick-ups

Information on missed pick-ups

Information for multi-family residences

Live in an apartment, condo or townhouse complex with shared collection?

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Garbage Pick-Up Schedule

WestVanCollect App

Never miss another collection day! Download the WestVanCollect app to get your collection schedule on your phone (with reminders too). More Information

Recycling Collection

Recycling is collected every week in your Blue Box, Grey Box and Yellow Bag. More Information

Green Can, Yard Trimmings & Compost

Green Can and Yard Trimmings are collected every week. Remember, food is not garbage. More Information

Garbage Collection

Garbage is collected every other week. Check your schedule here. More Information

Drop-off Depots

For large quantities of items accepted at the curb and much, much more. More Information



Set out times

  • collection begins at 7:30 a.m.
  • set materials out after 5 a.m. on collection day, not the night before

Recycle BC Transition

Starting July 1, 2020, Recycle BC will begin to directly manage residential recycling collection in West Vancouver.

  • weekly recycling collection schedule and guidelines will remain the same
  • this will not impact garbage or organics collection
  • no action is required on your part at this time

More information will be provided in spring 2020. Learn more at:

Recycle BC

Play our new waste-sorting game

Not sure what goes where while out and about in public spaces? Play our waste-sorting game, Waste Evaders–West Vancouver’s Public Space Recycling Challenge. Learn what goes where in public spaces.

Play Waste Evaders

WestVanCollect App

Download WestVanCollect and get your schedule on your phone (with reminders too).

WestVanCollect is available on iPhone and Android phones.

Apple App Store

Google Play Store

Illegal Dumping

Dumping household garbage and junk in West Vancouver parks and public garbage cans is illegal. This includes dumping household waste in and around public garbage cans.

Illegal Dumping

Apartment and Condos

Check out all the tips, tricks and resources available for responsible waste management for apartments, condos and townhouse complexes. 

Apartments & Condos