Garbage and Recycling

Garbage

Garbage is collected weekly. Your garbage bin must be placed with the logo facing the street. See the garbage collection schedule to find out which day garbage will be picked up at your residence.

A 240 litre (64 gallons) garbage container marked with a Township serial number and logo is provided to each residence. This container is the waste limit for each residence. No other containers may be used for collection.

If you have more waste, you may have a second container at the City Hall, however, you will be charge for 2 units.

Large Waste Collection

Each household is allowed to put 2 large items at the curb on the third Tuesday of each month. Collection will be made during that week, on the same day as your regular collection. (See items with restrictions and items not allowed.) For tires, each household is allowed to place 6 tires per year on the curb on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Collection will be made within one week. Leaf and yard waste, each household is allowed to place on the 3rd Tuesday of May and November and collection will be made within that week.

By-Law no. 2021-63 with list of restricted and unauthorized waste

By-Law no.2021-63 Being a by-law to authorize the execution of a service contract between The Corporation of the Township of East Hawkesbury and GRS Sanitation Inc. for the collection and transportation of non-hazardous waste.

By-Law Amandement 2022-29 Being a By-Law to amand By-Law no.2021-63 for the service contract with GRS Sanitation Inc. for spring yard waste collection.

Category

Example

Collection location

Hazardous industrial waste

Solvents, wood preservatives, paint

Consult the section on hazardous household products

Severely Toxic

Cyanide

Consult the section on hazardous household products

Ignitable waste

Propane, fuel or gas tanks, used oil

Consult the section on hazardous household products

Corrosive waste

Acid, car batteries

Consult the section on hazardous household products

PCB waste

Electrical transformers

Consult the section on hazardous household products

Biomedical waste

Medical waste, drugs

Contact your local pharmacist

Any appliance containing Freon

Fridge, Freezer, Air conditioner

Contact your local scrap yard

     

Construction materials and demolition waste

Gyprock, Flooring, Wood, window and doors

Contact your local waste disposal

Automobiles

Vehicles, or any part

Contact your local scrap yard

Metal

Fences, fence posts, fence wire, bicycle, tin

Contact your local scrap yard

Electronic appliances

Television, computers, printers

Contact Recycle Action (Convex Group) for disposal

Pool filters and water softener tanks

Water and sand must empty

Branches

Bundled and tied measuring no more than 1.2 m (4 ft) long

Recycling

Recycling is collected weekly. See the recycling collection schedule to find out which day it will be picked up at your home. There is no limit to the number of recyclable items in your recycling bins. Small recycling bins are available at City Hall at a cost of $15.

Styrofoam

The Township does not collect Styrofoam, containers are available at Recycle-Action in Hawkesbury. The service is free.

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