Waste Cart Locks

Watch this video to learn how to properly secure your cart using the City’s waste cart locks.

Secure Your Waste to Help Keep Bears Away

All Port Coquitlam properties are required to follow the City’s bear regulations, which include a requirement to secure waste and other wildlife attractants.

As part of its bear management activities, the City provides wildlife-resistant locks for 120L, 240L and 360L garbage and green carts to Port Coquitlam households receiving City waste services that don’t have a garage or other secure shelter to store their carts.

Locks for 120L carts

Locks are available for 120L waste carts. Contact Public Works at 604.927.5496 or email publicworks@portcoquitlam.ca.

Locks for 240/360L carts and extra security arm

Locks for 240L and 360L carts, along with extra security arms (“third arm”) are available to all Port Coquitlam residents who receive City waste services. Please note: the first lock is free, replacements are $45.

Where to pick up the locks:

  • Public Works, 1737 Broadway St. from Monday to Friday, 7 am to 3 pm

How to Add the Third Arm to Your Bin


Public Works
Tel 604.927.5496
Email publicworks@portcoquitlam.ca