By-law 2009-013 regulates the collection of garbage. It will take place on Tuesday starting at 7:00 AM.
Regular garbage is defined as normal household discards as well as any household item such as fridges, stoves, sofa, etc. Construction material, as well as permanent household fixtures (sinks, toilets, etc.), will not be removed by the regular garbage pick-up.
The weekly green waste collection will take place starting Friday, April 26th and continuing until the end of November.
Garden and landscape waste, dead leaves.
New: Conifers small branches
Small branches of conifers (cedar, fir, pine, spruce, etc.) no more than 1 meter long and 5 centimeters in diameter, tied in bundles are now accepted in the green waste collection on the above indicated dates. Outside of this period, these branches will be allowed in the garbage collection.
Table waste, soil and stone, pet litter and waste, as well as conifer branches longer than 1 meter or whose diameter exceeds 5 cm and branches of deciduous trees (maple oak, poplar, etc.).
The only accepted containers are paper bags, unwaxed cardboard boxes or any other reusable rigid container.
Plastic bags of any type will no longer be picked-up.
The bags must be placed in front of the building, after 8 p.m. the night before and no later than 7 a.m. the day of pick-up.
Please do not place household garbage in front of the building the day of the green waste and dead leaves collection
Please ensure that all the material has been placed at the front of the property before you call the Public Works Department. A Public Works representative will then evaluate the cost of the pickup (there is a minimum $20 charge for all pickups). After receiving payment, the pickup will be collected as soon as possible.
Please be advised that loose soil, earth, rock, etc. will NOT be picked up by the Town. Any building materials must be placed in durable construction bags that do not exceed 35 pounds per bag. No tires, paints, solvents or other hazardous materials will be collected by the Town. If you have any questions with regards to accepted materials, please call the Public Works Department at 514 485-8597.
The recycling bin will be picked up on Tuesday starting at 7:00 AM throughout the year. You are asked to make sure that the contents are secure so that they are not affected by the wind.
The EAC has prepared this Recover, Reuse and Recycle (3Rs) information to encourage Montreal Westers to divert their garbage from landfill. The EAC will continue to update the information and welcomes your input.
Compost Montreal and the Town of Montreal West are teaming to bring neighborhood composting to parks and other public spaces near your home! Residents are invited to sign up in order to drop off their kitchen compostables in one of the neighbourhood bins, which Compost Montreal will empty once a week. The organic waste will them be properly composted and returned to the soil. The bins will be locked and available only to registered participants of the composting program.
If you would like to sign up please call the Town at 514 484-6186. For all questions about the program, contact Compost Montreal at 514 690-5773.
Paint, paint cans, batteries are accepted. A schedule of collection dates and locations is available at the Public Works Department. If the collection dates are not convenient for you, you can bring these items to an Ecocentre.
The closest one is in Ville Emard. Its location is:
Telephone: 514 872-8359.
All residents of the Island Montreal have access to the Ecocentres. A proof of residence is required upon admission. The following are accepted as proof of residence:
The pieces of identity required differ from one Ecocentre to another, therefore it is advisable to bring at least two forms of identification with the same address, as well as a photo I.D.