City-issued containers are expected to have a lifespan of 10 years. Containers need to be replaced if the City determines they are no longer serviceable for automated collection. Usually, the driver places a tag on the container advising the resident to replace the damaged container.
Replacing a damaged container is a three-step process. Below is a general overview of each step.1. Address Search:
Search for your site by entering your address.2. Choose Containers:
Select the trash ($70), recycling (free), or greenery* (free) containers you'd like to purchase. Enter the old trash (black) container’s serial number for warranty eligibility, which may reduce the price. Select delivery or pick-up. (Delivery is available for $25 per container.) You will receive an email with purchase instructions.
* Not available in all areas.3. Purchase:
The last step is to complete the purchase of the containers in your cart.
For more information please see Container Frequently Asked Questions