Curbside Collection

North Cowichan provides recycling, garbage and organics curbside collection services. Organics are collected every week, and recycling and garbage every two weeks on alternating weeks. 

If your collection was missed or you have an issue to report, please contact the following:

  • For garbage and/or organics: North Cowichan's Operations department: 250-746-3106
  • For recycling: the recycling contractor, Waste Connections: 250-715-0955

Check out the GarbageRecycling and Organics pages for more information and answers to many of the common questions we hear from residents about curbside collection.

Be bear aware with your curbside cans and materials.

Never miss another curbside collection day

Enter your address to find your curbside collection calendar, sign up for reminders to receive by email, text message, and more! 

Download the "MNC Curbside" app in the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store to view schedules, receive reminders and use our waste wizard to learn how to dispose of all types of waste items. For iPhone/iOS and Android mobile devices.

Curbside calendars

Sign up for reminders and never miss a collection day! Use the calendar tool above to input your address to view your calendar, sign up for reminders (by text, email, or even a phone call), or print your own calendar.

You can also:

  • Download the "MNC Curbside App" from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store to view your schedule and receive reminders.
  • Need a printed calendar and are unable to print your own? Reach out to us and staff will be happy to help: 250-746-3106 or 

Common questions