News Flash

City News & Announcements

Posted on: October 25, 2021

Help Clear Leaves and Catch Basins this Fall

red and yellow leaves on trees, Fall season

The Fall season is underway, which means additional rain and fallen leaves. The City of White Rock encourages residents to locate storm drains on or near their property or business and help keep catch basin covers free of leaves and debris to prevent road flooding.

The City collects green waste (yard trimmings and food scraps) curbside every week:

  • Each property can put out up to 10 containers of green waste (containers, kraft bags, bundles or combination) weekly for curbside collection
  • Yard trimmings, such as plants, flowers, grass cuttings, leaves and branches are allowed
  • Branches up to 7.5 cm (3 in) in diameter and 1 m (3 ft) in length are accepted in tied bundles
  • Bundles and containers must not block sidewalks, laneways or streets and can weigh no more than 50 lbs each. Sod, rocks, soil and plastic bags, even those listed as biodegradable or compostable, are not accepted.

Green Can Program

  • The City does not supply green waste containers. Any container up to 110 liters in size can be a Green Can. Purchase a regular garbage can (available for purchase at retail locations). 
  • Attach a free City supplied Green Can decal on the outside of your container to identify it from your regular garbage can. 
  • Decals are available at no charge. Request a decal with the online form or available for pick-up at most Civic facilities.  

Sign Up for Reminders

Download the free White Rock Recycles app to receive collection day notifications as well as program reminders and important service disruption alerts. Phone, email or Twitter notifications can also be set up. Visit www.whiterockcity.ca/recycle to download and to sign up.

For more information, visit the Green Can program webpage, or contact the Engineering and Operations Department at 604-541-2181 or email operations@whiterockcity.ca

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City News & Announcements

2022 Winter Recreation Guide

Winter Recreation in White Rock

Posted on: November 26, 2021
Holiday Events in White Rock

Holiday Events in White Rock

Posted on: November 25, 2021
white rock coat of arms in council chamber

2022 Council Meeting Schedule

Posted on: November 22, 2021
glass collection suspended

Glass Collection Temporarily Suspended

Posted on: November 19, 2021
water main flushing in White Rock

Water Main Flushing Program

Posted on: October 22, 2021
White Rock City Hall

City Hall Closure – Thanksgiving Day

Posted on: October 8, 2021
Senior couple walking holding hands

Celebrate National Seniors Day on October 1

Posted on: September 24, 2021
Waste Collection change week of Sept. 27 to Oct. 1, 2021

Waste Collection Change: Week of Sept. 27

Posted on: September 17, 2021
White Rock City Hall

City Hall Closure – B.C. Day

Posted on: July 23, 2021
pride flag blue sky

Celebrate Pride in White Rock

Posted on: July 15, 2021
White Rock City Hall

City Hall Closure - Canada Day

Posted on: June 29, 2021
White Rock City Hall

City Hall Closure - Victoria Day

Posted on: May 20, 2021
2021 Spring Recreation in White Rock

Spring Recreation in White Rock

Posted on: March 10, 2021
Young boy playing with LEGO

Spring Break Camps open for registration

Posted on: February 19, 2021
Mother, Father and Child sitting on floor with laptop

Happy Family Day: Stay Connected

Posted on: February 8, 2021
parking lot with parked cars

Waterfront Pay Parking Returns Feb. 1

Posted on: February 1, 2021
paint brushes and tools - civic grant applications

Call for Civic Grant Applications

Posted on: January 21, 2021
city-hall-holiday-closure

What’s Open and Closed for the Holidays

Posted on: December 18, 2020
Holiday Events in White Rock

COVID-19 Safe Holiday Events in White Rock

Posted on: December 16, 2020
White Rock City Hall

2021 Council Meeting Schedule

Posted on: December 15, 2020
Wind impacts in White Rock - Nov. 17, 2020

November 17 Wind Impacts in White Rock

Posted on: November 17, 2020
water main flushing in White Rock

Water Main Flushing Program

Posted on: October 30, 2020
Boy and girl carving pumpkins for Halloween

Stay Safe this Halloween

Posted on: October 27, 2020
2020 Fall Recreation Guide

Fall Recreation in White Rock

Posted on: August 4, 2020
pride flag

Let's Celebrate Pride Week

Posted on: July 21, 2020
What's Open in White Rock - local business store front

What’s Open in White Rock

Posted on: April 29, 2020
covid19

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

Posted on: March 13, 2020
paint brushes and tools - civic grant applications

Call for Civic Grant Applications

Posted on: January 3, 2020
Christmas tree blue sky

Tree Chipping for Charity

Posted on: January 2, 2020
Merry Christmas - A Message from Council

Merry Christmas

Posted on: December 24, 2019
city-hall-summer

Council Meetings in 2020

Posted on: December 23, 2019
Happy Hanukkah from White Rock City Council

Happy Hanukkah

Posted on: December 20, 2019
White Rock City Hall with Christmas lights

What’s Open and Closed for the Holidays

Posted on: December 17, 2019
Water Swirl

Water Main Flushing Program: Fall 2019

Posted on: October 29, 2019
Boy and girl carving pumpkins for Halloween

Stay Safe this Halloween

Posted on: October 28, 2019
Halloween Skate - Boy dressed as a pirate holding a jack-o-lantern

Halloween Skate in White Rock

Posted on: October 24, 2019
Wifi in White Rock

Wifi in White Rock

Posted on: October 15, 2019
National Seniors Day is October 1

Celebrate National Seniors Day

Posted on: September 30, 2019
White Rock Pier Reconstruction

Pier Re-Opening on Schedule.

Posted on: August 7, 2019
White Rock City Hall Summer Day

Council Meetings Break for Summer.

Posted on: July 31, 2019
Generations Playground is now reopened

Generations Playground Reopens

Posted on: June 27, 2019
East Beach Promenade Now Open

East Beach Promenade Now Open

Posted on: June 21, 2019
City Council Community Forum

City Council Community Forum

Posted on: June 20, 2019
Message from White Rock City Council - National Indigenous Peoples Day

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Posted on: June 19, 2019
Kids Camps for the City of White Rock

Summer Camps for Kids!

Posted on: June 18, 2019
Canada Day by the Bay 2019

Celebrate Canada Day by the Bay 2019

Posted on: June 13, 2019
Memorial Park, White Rock, B.C.

Memorial Park is Now Open

Posted on: June 10, 2019
White Rock City Hall

City Hall Closure - Victoria Day

Posted on: May 17, 2019
West Beach Parkade now open.

West Beach Parkade Now Open

Posted on: May 14, 2019
Water Swirl

Update on Water Testing

Posted on: April 29, 2019
People walking along the Promenade

Run a Food Cart on the Promenade!

Posted on: March 11, 2019
City of White Rock Construction Sign

Notice of Work - Water Main Leak

Posted on: February 15, 2019
White Rock snow clearing and priority routes

Snow Clearing & Priority Routes

Posted on: February 11, 2019
Committee Volunteers

Committee Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on: January 30, 2019
Free Waterfront Parking February 1 - March 31, 2019.

Free Parking at the Waterfront

Posted on: January 31, 2019
Updates-On-Waterfront-Projects

Updates on Waterfront Projects

Posted on: January 3, 2019
Request-for-Service

Request for Service

Posted on: January 3, 2019