If you have any questions about your garbage, recycling and yard waste service, the collection schedule, or to report a missed pickup, please call Emterra at 250-286-0211. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Garbage FAQs

  • What day is my garbage collected?

  • What time should my garbage be at the curbside?

  • What about statutory holidays?

  • What happens if curbside collection is cancelled for my area for one week?

  • How much garbage will be collected?

  • Why did the City of Campbell River change to an 80 litre garbage collection limit?

  • What if I have more than 80 litres of garbage?

  • What can I do to reduce my garbage?

  • Why is my home not included in the garbage collection program?

  • What about Glass?

  • How do I report illegal dumping?

GARBAGE TAGS

The basic weekly service is one 80 litre can (maximum 20kg/44lbs). 
Additional cans will be collected if a Garbage tag is attached. 
Single use tags can be purchased for $4 at City Hall, the Sportsplex or the Community Centre.

REGIONAL WASTE MANAGEMENT (Landfill) 

The Campbell River Waste Management Centre is administered by the Comox Valley Regional District.

The Landfill is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 7 days a week except statutory holidays and is located on Argonaut Road, just off the Gold River Highway (Hwy 28).  

 

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