Garbage is collected every second week from all residences in Cumberland and weekly for commercial/industrial clients.
Garbage collection is limited to one garbage can per residence. You can purchase tags for collection of additional garbage containers for $2 each at the Village office during regular office hours.
Solid waste containers can be up to 77 litres in size and when filled must weigh less than 22kg (50lb).
Unlimited recycling is collected bi-weekly from all residences and businesses in Cumberland.
Recycling containers must be supplied by the resident. Pick up your container sticker from the Village Office at no charge. Recycling contained in single-use bags will not be collected.
The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) contracts Emterra Group Inc. for the curbside collection of garbage and recycling in Royston, BC. Please click on the link below to view the collection schedule.
For more information about the Royston recycling service, please refer to the Royston Garbage Collection bylaw.
Rural Area –
Curbside garbage, recycling, or yard waste pick-up, is not provided within the rural areas of the Comox Valley Regional District and Strathcona Regional District. Rural area residents are responsible for setting up their own curbside pick-up through private providers, or taking their garbage and recyclables to one of the Comox Strathcona Waste Management facilities.
The following providers offer private curbside garbage and recycling pickup services:
This list is provided for convenience only and should not be construed as a recommendation of service by the CVRD. Contractors may contact us to be added to this list of providers.