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Types of commercial bins and dumpsters

Waste & Recycling offers commercial collection services for Calgary businesses, organizations and multi-family complexes. Below, you will find more information about the types of commercial bins, carts and dumpsters we offer for your permanent and temporary waste needs.

If you are not sure of what your waste management needs are, submit an online request and our staff can provide a customized solution to work for your location.

Commercial Collection Service Request

Front-end loading bins and dumpsters

For day-to-day waste and recycling needs with regular collection pick-up

These dumpsters are available in 2, 3, 4, 6 and 8-cubic yard bins. Collection is once a week minimum, Monday through Saturday.

Multiple collections per week are also possible depending on location and availability.

Roll-off bin example image
An example of a roll-off bin

Roll-off bin collection

For larger construction or long-term commercial projects

Roll-off bins are available in 20, 30, or 40 cubic yards. They are collected on request through 311, Monday through Saturday.


Commercial carts are also available for customers with smaller space needs or produce limited waste. Blue, black, and green carts are the same size as residential carts (240 L).

Cart or bin collection for festivals and events

Looking for waste services for a festival or special event? See what options are available through The City's Event Services.​​