Garbage & Recycling Information

Solid Waste Pick-Up Disruption Updates

July 30, 2021

Waste Management has proposed the following recovery plan:


  • Missed garbage collections Friday July 16 and 23 – Double Collection Friday July 30
  • Missed Blue Bin Monday July 26
    • Pick up Monday August 2 for Davis Bay, Selma Park and Wilson Creek
    • Double pick up  Mon Aug 9 for West Sechelt 
  • Missed Garbage Tuesday July 27 – Double Collection Tuesday August 3.

More information is available on our news release. Please check the Sechelt Citizen app, the District of Sechelt Facebook Page or our web for updates. This can be downloaded from the Google Play or Apple App store. This is a fluid situation and information on collections can change with very short notice. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused.

All garbage materials must be completely contained in garbage bags, no loose garbage, loose tissues or personnel hygiene products will be picked up. 

The 2021 Sechelt Collection Calendar can be viewed here.


Recycling is picked up bi-weekly on Mondays. Please use the Collections Waste Wizard below to view the schedule in your area. For a list of what can go in your blue recycling bin look it up in the Waste Wizard below or go to the Recycle BC website for general recycling information. 

No Glass in any curb side blue box recycling in Sechelt –ALL GLASS must go to depots either Salish Soils or Gibsons Recycling Depot.

Extra recycling can be put out with your bin in a second clean bin or a cardboard box. Do NOT bag recycling.


Garbage is picked up weekly on either Tuesdays or Fridays depending on your neighbourhood.  Put your bin out before 8 am. See the schedule below for additional Information.

  • Garbage is limited to one standard (80L) garbage bin per household, no heavier than 20kgs (44lbs)
  • Extra cans / bags will require garbage tags -  purchased from the Municipal Office for $4.00 each
  • Make sure the tag is easily visible on the bag or can 

Secure all waste so it is not an attractant to wildlife. Learn more about reducing wildlife and human interactions on our Wildlife page. 

Note: there is no waste pick up on Christmas day but all other holidays continue with the usual schedule. 

Waste collection schedule and alerts

Contact Information

  • Waste Management (604-885-4246) has the garbage and recycling collection contract for the District of Sechelt.
  • Sechelt Landfill (604 885-6889). The Sechelt Landfill (managed by the Sunshine Coast Regional District) is located at 4901 Dusty Road off of Sechelt Inlet Road. See the SCRD website for hours, tipping fees and a list of accepted materials.
  • Gibsons Recycling (604-740-1425) accepts electronic waste and many other items including styrofoam, paint cans, fluorescent (CFL) light bulbs, book etc.
  • Sunshine Coast Regional District Recycling Directory  to find out where to recycle on the Sunshine Coast.