Service Alerts

Snow and icy conditions may affect curbside collection. Updates on specific areas are below. If your collection is missed you can put out double on your next regular collection day if a recovery plan is not posted below.

Reminder: Please ensure your bin is out no later than 8:00 a.m lid openings facing the street, unlocked, with at least 1 metre of space around each bin.

Service disruption updates

Please contact Waste Management’s call centre at 1-800-774-9748 to report a missed pick up or register a complaint.

Missed pick-ups and recovery dates are posted here for 7 days.

Updates are available on the Waste Management Service Alerts Page

Download the Sechelt Citizen App from the Apple or Google stores for updates provided directly to your phone. 

Get it on Google PlayDownload on the App Store

Dumpsters for household garbage and recycling will be available at 5920 Sechelt Inlet Road from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday if there is a route down .

Please be assured that the information being sent out by the District of Sechelt is current and correct at the time of publishing, however, this information can/will change on short notice, during the course of a collection day or after normal work hours. We are working with Waste Management to receive updates in a timelier manner, especially if the collection schedule changes during a collection, or makeup collection, day.

June 2, 2022: Tuwanek, Sandy Hook and E. Porpoise Bay

  • Drivers are off today due to medical issues. 
  • Tuwanek will be serviced late today (June 2). 
  • Sandy Hook and E. Porpoise Bay recovery scheduled for tomorrow afternoon (June 3).

June 3, 2022: Wilson Creek

  • Drivers are off today due to medical issues. 
  • Collection for Wilson Creek (east of Chapman Creek) is rescheduled to Sat Jun 4, instead of Fri June 3.
Please bring your bins in by 6pm. Drivers are not planning any service past 6.


Update for Davis Bay Organics Pilot

If you have an old green bin from the Davis Bay Pilot Project for organics, you can keep the old green bin and kitchen catcher or leave it out to be picked up by Waste Management over the next couple of weeks.

Please use your old garbage and organics bins if they new ones have not yet arrived.

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.