Holiday Garbage and Recycling Collection

Thursday, December 21, 2023

Garbage and Recycling Collection: There is no garbage or recycling collection December 25 and January 1. Collection for both garbage and recycling will be one day late following Christmas Day and New Years Day. There will be garbage and recycling collection on Boxing Day – Tuesday, December 26.
Garbage     Recycling  
Regular Garbage Collection Day Week of December 24 and December 31   Regular Recycling Collection Day Week of December 24 and December 31
Monday Tuesday   Monday Tuesday
Tuesday Wednesday   Tuesday Wednesday
Wednesday Thursday   Wednesday Thursday
Thursday Friday   Thursday Friday
Friday Saturday   Friday Saturday
All garbage must be in the roll out cart and meet the City’s weight restrictions. Bag tags must be adhered to any bags beyond the roll out cart capacity. Bag tags can be purchased at various locations throughout the city. Visit for more information. 
Cardboard, steel cans, aluminum containers, glass bottles, #1 and #2 plastics and all wrapping paper that is not foil or cellophane can be recycled.  
Natural Christmas trees, towels, blankets, gently used books, magazines, DVDs, Cds and cassettes can dropped off at the Clean North collection depot at the Cambrian Mall parking lot December 26 to January 13. No Styrofoam will be collected. All Styrofoam can be placed with regular garbage pick up. No cardboard/paper, wrapping paper or boxboard will be collected. Residents are encouraged to use their recycling bins for cardboard and paper. Visit for more information.
The Landfill site located at 402 Fifth Line East will be closed December 25, 26 and January 1.
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