Tag-a-Bag Stickers

Purple tags for garbage and green tags for yard waste have been in effect since May 1, 2017.

Note: Starting March 1st, 2018, residents can place up to 10 paper bags of yard waste or bundles of branches at the curb for collection, in addition to your Green Cart, every week without requiring Tag-a-Bag stickers. This service will continue year-round.


Q: How much do the current tags cost?

A: Current prices are as follows for the tags that are valid until April 30, 2024:

Yard Waste $1.75
Garbage $2.00

Q: Why aren’t garbage stickers and yard waste stickers the same price?

A: A garbage sticker has a maximum weight of 25 kg (for the extra container or bag) while the yard waste sticker has a maximum weight limit of 15 kg.

Q: Where can I purchase stickers?

  • City of Chilliwack Finance Department - 8550 Young Rd
  • Save-on-Foods - 46020 Yale Rd (used to be PriceSmart)
  • Save-on-Foods - 6014 Vedder Rd
  • Save-on-Foods - 45635 Tamihi Way (used to be Cooper's)
  • Kim’s Grocery - 46909 Yale Rd
  • Rainbow Food and Gas - 42220 Yarrow Central Rd
  • Yarrow Petro Canada - 42221 Yarrow Central Rd
  • Trask's Supply (Rosedale) - 51211 Yale Rd

Q: How do I use the stickers?

A: Garbage Tag-a-Bag stickers are tagged onto extra bags or containers of garbage, and yard waste stickers are tagged onto paper bags/bunldes of yard waste.

Note: Starting March 1st, 2018, residents can place up to 10 paper bags of yard waste or bundles of branches at the curb for collection, in addition to your Green Cart, every week without requiring Tag-a-Bag stickers. This service will continue year-round.

Q: Under what conditions areTag-a-Bag stickers required on additional yard waste that cannot fit in the Green Cart?

A: You will have to use a Tag-a-Bag sticker if

  • You have additional yard waste bags/bundles at the curb before March 1st, 2018
  • You have more than 10 additional yard waste bags/bundles at the curb after March 1st, 2018

Q: Can I use the garbage Tag-a-Bag sticker on a bag of yard waste?

A: No. A yard waste sticker is required.

Visit the Curbside Compostables Collection web page for more information.