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City business and property waste pickup services

Friendly, affordable, and reliable waste services

The City of Calgary offers commercial garbage, recycling and food and yard waste collection services for local Calgary businesses and organizations as well as multifamily complexes.

Benefits of City business waste collection

Take advantage of our local expertise when it comes to commercial waste services.

  • Reliable and safe waste collection pickup with dedicated customer service
  • Flexible services to accommodate for all types of property needs.
  • Transparent processing and disposal of materials to ensure they are handled responsibly.

Contract features

  • Easy-to-understand service agreements and competitive rates
  • No long-term contracts or hidden fees
  • Billing provided on your existing ENMAX account

Available services

Bins, carts and dumpsters

We offer bins, carts, dumpsters for permanent and temporary waste needs. See our Available Bins and Dumpsters.

To request a quote, please contact 311 or fill out the online service request below. Our coordinator will help you figure out the best solution for your commercial collection needs.

Customer service

Service schedule

Commercial collection occurs Monday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For 2024, commercial collection will be adjusted only on Christmas Day (Dec. 25, 2024) and New Year's Day (Jan. 1, 2025). Regular service will be in effect on all other days.

How our commercial collection service works

See what items are accepted in our commercial service:

For full details about our service, see our Conditions of Service.

Customer resources

  • Contact us

    Please call 311 or fill out the customer service request below for questions about:

    • Collection schedule

    • Billing inquiries

    • General inquiries

Know Before You Throw search tool

If you are a property manager or a business, use this search tool to find disposal options for materials specific to your property. The tool provides information on waste haulers, depots, single pick-up or regular collection of items beyond traditional composting, recycling and garbage items.

We do regular research with businesses to better understand the outlook and viewpoint of the business community. If you are a business owner, leader or manager, join our online business research panel, Business Perspectives.