Residential Pick-Up

We have been providing residential waste collection services to homes in the Western Communities, (including Sooke and the Highlands) for over 30 years. We offer friendly, flexible service on a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis for garbage and kitchen scraps, and we pick up on all holidays except Christmas Day.

Please note that we no longer service curbside recycling blue boxes, for more information on collection dates, missed collections, or inquiries about recyclable items please contact the CRD Hotline at 250-360-3030.

Going on holidays? Simply call our friendly staff and we are able to put your account on “Vacation Stop”
Need an audit of your account for tax purposes? Our friendly staff are able to provide you with a list of all your transactions for the year.
Automated Payments? Set up “Alpine” as a payee through your bank account, or leave your credit card information with us and we are able to process your card automatically on a quarterly basis
Forgot to put your refuse out on your week? Simply call our office and we are more than happy to schedule a pick up on your “off” week and provide you with a complimentary fridge magnet calendar to help keep you on track
Not sure which level or service you may need? Contact us today to see what level of service is the most cost-efficient for your family.
Need a service schedule?
Contact us at, or 250-474-5145 and we will mail you a collection schedule to help keep you on track.

Frequently Asked Questions

When should I have my refuse at the curb?
Waste containers must be curbside by 7am to ensure you are not missed.

What size container should I be using?
Maximum 1 can container size is 120 Litre with a maximum weight of 55 lbs.

What refuse is not allowed in my garbage?
Drywall, metal, cardboard, wood, and paint are not permitted in house hold waste, but can be disposed of at Alpine Garbage & Recycling Drop off Center for a nominal fee.

What if I have extra garbage this week?
Please advise the head office of any extra refuse, charges will appear on your next statement.

My pick up day is on Christmas?
We take the time to call all of our customers who fall on this day and provide you with an alternate pick-up day. Otherwise, please see below for alternative collection dates for 2017:

Victoria Area Residential Customers:

Tuesday, December 25th residential customers will be collected on Saturday, December 22nd.

Tuesday, January 1st residential customers will still be collected Tuesday, January 1st


Why choose us?

  • We do not charge service fees for making adjustments to your account
  • We bill quarterly in January, April, July and October
  • We have 32 Gal, 64 Gal and 96 Gal garbage cans available for rent or purchase. 
  • We offer a lifetime warranty with our garbage cans if you rent or purchase from us
  • We offer a 10% discount on payments made a year in advance
  • We pick up every holiday except for Christmas Day
  • We offer flexible weekly, bi-weekly or monthly pick-up
  • We let you choose how many cans your family will need and price accordingly