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Large Item Pick-up


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 9th - 13th, 2019. Please mail, fax, e-mail or drop off completed form to the City of Yellowknife no later than Friday, September 6, 2019 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, and 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 Administrator - (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