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Large Item Pick-up


In the spring and the fall, the City of Yellowknife organizes a large item pick-up week. During this week, residents (with regular Curbside Cart collection only) can have their large items collected by the City free of charge.

Large Item Pick-Up will commence the week of September 13 to September 17, 2021. Please mail, fax, e-mail or drop off completed form to the City of Yellowknife no later than Friday, September 10 , 2021 at 12:00 PM (Noon) and we will arrange for the collection of the accepted items at no cost.


Large Item Pick-Up Restrictions

  • NO CATEGORY I - TIPPING FEE ITEMS with applicable tipping fees will NOT be picked up such as:
    • Fridges
    • freezers
    • microwaves
    • dishwashers
    • washer/dryers
    • hot water tanks
    • cars
    • tires
    • residential construction waste, etc.
  • NO CATEGORY II - HAZARDOUS WASTE ITEMS will NOT be picked up such as:
    • Batteries
    • paints
    • solvents
    • oils
    • chemicals
    • oil tanks
    • animal waste
    • small engines/motors
    • propane tanks
    • motor bikes, etc.
  • NO CATEGORY III - RECYCLABLE ITEMS will NOT be picked up such as:
    • Cardboard
    • glass
    • newspaper
    • grass clippings
    • yard waste
    • brush, etc.
    • E-waste items such as computers, TV's, printers, etc.
  • THINGS WE PICK-UP include items such as:
    • Bulky items such as couches
    • beds
    • furniture
    • bicycles
    • barbeques (no propane tanks)

If you have any questions, please call 766-5511.

Large Item Pick-Up Areas

Large Item Pick-Up Form


Hours of Operation

Winter Hours effective following the Labour Day Weekend
until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours effective following the Victoria Day Weekend
until prior to the Labour Day Weekend (May to September)
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

Yellowknife City Hall
4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Switchboard - (867) 920-5600
Mayor/City Manager - (867) 920-5634
Booking Clerk - (867) 669-3457
Municipal Enforcement (MED) - (867) 920-5630
After Hours (MED) - (867) 920-2737
After Hours (Public Works) - (867) 920-5699