IMPORTANT NOTICE: The City is experiencing delays in providing curbside garbage, compost and recycling collection due to the strike activities of CUPE Local 486 inside workforce. For this reason, the City is prioritizing the collection of household garbage at this time. Collection of household recycled materials and compost will be suspended until further notice. Updates and reminders will be posted when available and shared through the City's website, Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Improved curbside garbage, recycling and compost collection services are now underway with the enhanced Waste Wise Program. CLICK HERE to learn more.
For eligible residential properties, the City of Saint John collects your household garbage and organics on one week and two week schedules, Monday through Friday. To keep your neighbourhood clean, please do not place your waste curbside before the following timeframes.
For daytime collection, place your waste curbside between 10 p.m. the evening before collection, and 7:30 a.m. the day of collection. For nighttime collection, place your waste curbside between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Please note: As of October 23, 2022, recycling, compost and garbage waste for nighttime collection must be placed curbside before 10:00 p.m.
Collection schedules are subject to change as of October 23. Use the ReCollect tool below to find your collection schedule.