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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. Material must be sorted as follows and placed 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.
Online pickup request form