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Garbage and Recycling

Bag Tags

Each residence is limited to 2 bags/containers of garbage. Tags must be affixed to any excess bags/containers. This is a list of locations to pick up bag tags and the hours of operations.

Cart Collection System

Information regarding the recycling cart system and the items which can be placed in it.

Clean North

Clean North promotes environmental protection through reduction, reuse and recycling of residential and industrial waste in Sault Ste. Marie and the Algoma District.

Collection Calendar

Garbage collection is done weekly and leaf and yard waste is done bi-weekly. View the calendar and collection days by street address.


The Household Hazardous Waste Depot makes it simple and easy for citizens and companies to recycle their end of life electronics.


Frequently asked questions regarding garbage and recycling in Sault Ste. Marie.

Garbage Collection

Residential, multi-family residential, industrial, commercial, and institutional garbage collection information.

Household Hazardous Waste Depot

Have you been cleaning out your garage, shed, basement or even under the kitchen sink? Drop off hazardous household waste items to the Household Hazardous Waste Depot located at 402 Fifth Line East (City Landfill).


Location, fees, and hours of operation for the City landfill.

Leaf and Yard Waste

The City of Sault Ste. Marie provides bi-weekly collection of leaf and yard waste, which is processed into compost.


Information regarding recycling in Sault Ste. Marie including the cart collection system, multi-family residential recycling collection, and recycling your electronics.

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99 Foster Drive
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6A 5X6