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Curbside Collection 2024 Updates

Town of Comox and the City of Courtenay have awarded a contract to Halton Environmental (operating as Emterra Environmental) to provide three-stream automated curbside collection through a 10-year contact, starting January 1, 2024.

Starting in January 2024

  • Garbage will be collected bi-weekly 
  • Recycling will continue to be collected bi-weekly 
  • Co-mingled organics (kitchen scraps and yard waste) will continue to be collected weekly.  

As information and details become available updates will be shared on this page.  

The City of Courtenay and Town of Comox are committed to keeping residents informed about the changes to the automated curbside collection in 2024.

An automated curbside collection guide will be distributed to households with curbside collection prior to launching the changes. The guide will explain everything you need to know about the program. The frequently asked questions below will provide an initial overview of how the program will work and will be updated as new information becomes available.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Automated Collection