September 16, 2020
Last Sunday between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1,109 residents braved the rain to bring their hazardous household waste, old electronics and confidential... view
Free services of collection (household hazardous waste, old electronics, etc.) on September 13
September 3, 2020
On September 13, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., the City offers the following free services of collection below to its residents:Collection of household... view
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Special refuse


Residents having done work themselves can use this service free of charge twice a year, or up to 4.5 m3 (6 v3), to dispose of non-household refuse.


This service is available from May 1 to October 31.

Extra collection or volume

The service is free so long as the quantity of refuse does not exceed 4.5 m3 (6 yd3). Above this, charges will apply.

For any additional pickup (more than 2) or quantity exceeding 4.5 m3 (6 yd3), an hourly rate of $150 set by the City applies. Charges are payable at City offices prior to the pickup.


Pickup will take place within five to ten business days following a request.

Accepted materials with mandatory sorting

To facilitate pickup and recycling, certain material must be placed in an orderly fashion on the resident’s property, curb or sidewalk. Special refuse should not be placed near a tree, wall, lamppost, fire hydrant, basketball net, or other place that could interfere with the collection.

Material must be separated and placed as follows parallel to the street:

  • Wood, fences (pannels between 4 ft and 6 ft wide), tree trunks and stumps
  • Railway ties
  • Sand and rocks
  • Earth
  • Glass and windows
  • Pieces of metal and wood no longer than 1.8 m (6 ft)
  • Masonry and cement
  • Plasterboard, ceramic, bricks and unistone

Excluded material

  • Asphalt
  • Tires
  • Pool covers
  • Vinyl siding


The City will not pick up materials left over from work executed by a contractor.

Concerned department

Public Works but residents can make their request for a special collection to the information counter at City Hall, at 514-684-1010.

Online request for special refuse pickup

You can register your request for pickup 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, between May 1 and October 31.

COVID-19 - Usually, the refuse collection takes place, at your request, within five to ten business days, depending on the traffic period. Please note that due to the pandemic situation of covid-19, this timeframe may be longer due to reduced staff at work. Please be assured that your request will be kept on file and will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Online pickup request form