Courtenay garbage pickup affected by Christmas

Is your garbage pickup in Courtenay on a Tuesday? Keep reading.

Is your garbage pickup in Courtenay on a Tuesday?

All garbage, yard waste and recycling pickups, except Tuesday, will take place as usual during the holiday season. The city’s contractor (Emterra Environmental) will pick up the Tuesday items one day early for a period of two weeks:

Tuesday, Dec. 25 pickup will take place on Monday, Dec. 24.

(If you miss the Dec. 24 pickup you can put your items out the following Monday, Dec. 31 and you will not be charged for your second bag of garbage.)

Tuesday, Jan. 1 pickup will take place on Monday, Dec. 31.

(If you miss the Dec. 31 pickup you can put your items out the following Tuesday, Jan. 8 and you will not be charged for your second bag of garbage.)

— City of Courtenay