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The Solid Waste Regulations were last revised in 2013. For more information, please view the Solid Waste Regulations and Rates Bylaw.
Toter Garbage Carts are mandatory for all residential, institutional and commercial no bin garbage collection. Garbage will not be collected unless it is within the regulation Toter Cart. Garbage Collection is restricted to weekly removal of one Toter Cart not exceeding 60 kilograms.
For customers with additional service requirements, please contact the District of Houston Office at 250-845-2238 to ask about the "Tag-a-Cart" service.
All residential solid waste receptacles must be accessible and within a meter of the curb or curb line. All receptacles containing waste for disposal must be placed at the designated location by 8:00 am on the designated collection day. No solid waste will be removed from private property or from driveways on private property.
The following are considered restricted materials and the District of Houston reserves the right to not remove these materials: