Collection Services for Large Apartments and Condos (7 or more units)

Residents living in apartments with seven or more units are allowed the following:

Service Collected Maximum Amount per Week
Garbage Every Week 1 bag or can per unit to a maximum of 12 bags/cans per building.

Size limits for bag/can

Garbage tags cannot be used for extra bags.

Grey Box/Cart Every Week Unlimited (One Grey Cart per 11 units recommended)
Blue Box/Cart Every Week Unlimited (One Blue Cart per 20 units recommended)
Green Bin/Cart Every Week Unlimited (One Green Cart per 30 units recommended)

Electronics Recycling

Electronics recycling is available to eligible apartment buildings that have a superintendent on-site.

Interested property managers or superintendents can submit a request for more information and to determine eligibility. A waste management staff person will be in contact to schedule a site visit

See acceptable electronics for recycling.

Battery Recycling

Battery collection is available to eligible apartment buildings. The program provides buildings with collection pails or drums for residents to put their used batteries for recycling.

Interested property managers or superintendents can submit a request for more information and to determine eligibility. A waste management staff person will be in contact to schedule a site visit.

Getting Carts and In-unit Recycling Bags

Property managers / superintendents are responsible for purchasing recycling carts and replacing broken carts. If you wish to order or replace a Blue or Grey Cart, call 905-356-4141 or toll-free 1-800-594-5542.

At the start of each recycling program, units will receive two free reusable recycling bags along with an introductory letter and an information package.

Obtaining Green Carts and In-unit Kitchen Catchers

Property managers / superintendents will be responsible for purchasing additional carts and replacing broken carts.

If you wish to order or replace Green Carts, call 905-356-4141 or toll-free 1-800-594-5542.

Ordering Carts

Order online or print the cart order form and return by mail, fax or email.

Property Managers/Superintendants

Detailed recycling information for Managers / Superintendants, including responsibilities, cart ordering instructions and promotional materials.

Learn more about recycling in mixed use buildings.


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