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Bulk Garbage and Metal Pick-up

Each household can schedule one bulk garbage pick-up and one metal pick-up at no charge. To schedule a pick-up appointment click here.

There will be a $45 fee to schedule a second collection and must be scheduled by calling 311. Collection will take place by appointment only from October 1 to November 3. You will be able to make an appointment starting September 1st. For more information click here.

Area pick-up schedule

Area Pick-up Dates
1 October 2 - October 6
2 October 10 - October 13
3 October 16 - October 20
4 October 23 - October 27
5 October 30 - November 3

To make an appointment click here.

Recycling Does Make a Difference!

You can reduce your waste by more than 50% by using the City Of St. John's curbside recycling program. You will also be making a big difference in helping the environment! 

Need help? If you are looking to start recycling in your home we can assist you. We are always here to help! Just email us at publicworks@stjohns.ca or call 311.

Waste App 'St. John’s Waste and Recycling'

With the St. John’s Waste and Recycling app you will get reminders and notifications sent to you about your garbage and recycling schedule, changes to the schedule due to weather and holidays as well as updates on new and upcoming events. You will have all the answers at your finger tips with the unique search feature called "Put Waste In Its Place". Just press Put Waste In Its Place and type in the item you are looking to dispose of and all the information is right there.

You can also
sign up for reminders, without having to download the app.

We can send you reminders by:

  • text message
  • email
  • Twitter direct message
  • automated phone call
  • online calendar 

City of St. John's