Commercial Businesses, Condos & Apartments

Commercial businesses, condominiums and apartment buildings in St. John’s can also avail of the curbside collection services provided to residents. The same rules and regulations will apply such as:

  • Waste is placed to the curb between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. on the collection day
  • Automated garbage areas must use the provided City issued cart for garbage collection and properly place cart on collection day
  • In non-automated collection areas there are 4 bags or less of garbage
  • There is no limit on the number of bags of recycling
  • Yard waste must be in paper yard waste bags
  • Each bag must be less than 50 pounds

Commercial business, condominiums and apartment buildings must register with the Waste Diversion Supervisor at or by calling 311. We can assist you with educating staff/ residents of the building as well as offer suggestions on creative ways to handle recycling. We will provide a sample of blue bags and all the information you will need to get started.

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