Garbage, Recycling & Yard Debris Services for Home
City of Vancouver residents have curbside collection of garbage, recycling and (optional) yard debris.
The City of Vancouver contracts with Waste Connections for these services. Please contact Waste Connections by telephone at 360-892-5370 or through their website at www.wcnorthwest.com. Please note that within the City of Vancouver, garbage collection is mandatory. A wide range of service and recycling options are available to help you.
What services are available to Vancouver residents?
- Weekly, every-other-week or monthly garbage service - Carts are available in sizes of 20, 32, 64 or 95 gallons. Disposal service costs increase as the size increases.
- Every-other-week recycling service - The standard size is a 95-gallon cart. Carts in sizes of 64, 48 and 32 gallons are also available upon request.
- Every-other-week yard debris collection - Yard-debris carts are available in sizes of 64 and 96 gallons. Yard-debris collections are available as optional subscription services or on-call services.
More about recycling cart sizes
The standard blue recycling cart is 95 gallons. For most households, this cart size will fit the capacity needs of the every-other-week collection schedule. You only need to set out your cart on your regularly scheduled recycling collection day when it is full.
Questions about size? We encourage you to try the standard cart for a sure understanding and experience of how it will work for you. If you have questions or significant challenges impacting your ability to use the standard cart, the City of Vancouver and Waste Connections will be happy to work with you to help find a solution to your specific situation.
|Cart size||95 gallon (Standard Cart)||
|48 gallon||35 gallon|
|Height w/lid||45 inches||41||37||39|
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Holiday InformationWith the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day, customers in the City of Vancouver can expect garbage, recycling and yard debris to be picked up on their regularly scheduled collection day, even on official holidays. On Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's holidays that occur Monday through Friday, your garbage, recycling and yard debris will be picked up one day late....
Inclement Weather InformationCity of Vancouver, in coordination with Clark County and Waste Connections, strive to keep disruptions to a minimum. If unsafe weather conditions persist, the City/County and garbage hauler will determine if a cancellation is necessary. Our first priority in determining if a cancellation is needed is the safety of our drivers and of our citizens.