Recycling and Household Garbage
Household Garbage and Recycling
GARBAGE AND RECYCLING PICKUP SCHEDULE/ALTERNATE TRANSFER LOCATIONS
Garbage Stickers can be purchased at the following
Victoria Street Shell
Gas Bar (Goderich),
Point Farms Market,
Knechtel's Food Market,
Port Albert General
For missed pickups please call: Waste Managment 1-888-730-3344
WHAT IS RECYCLABLE?
NEWSPRINT & HOUSEHOLD FINE PAPER
TV guides and other inserts acceptable
bag newsprint, white and coloured writing paper, photocopy
envelopes or tie in bundles and place beside your recycle bag.
brown envelopes or tissues are not accepted.
MAGAZINES, CATALOGUES, PHONE BOOKS
bag or bundle with the newspaper
includes cereal boxes, shoe boxes and detergent boxes
handles, inserts, and liners must be removed
place smaller boxes inside of the larger boxes
clean corrugated cardboard only
we cannot accept waxed, oiled or blood-soaked cardboard
flatten and bundle cardboard to dimensions 2 ft x 3 ft x 3 ft.
The maximum bundle weight is 40 lbs or 18 kg
***All the above items must be placed beside recycle
GLASS JARS &
remove metal lids and place in recycle bag
all jars and bottles should be rinsed and placed in recycle bag
windowpane glass, ceramics, pyrex, crockery, and mirrors are NOT
TIN & ALUMINUM
/FOOD & BEVERAGE CANS
rinse cans and place in recycle bag
paint cans, scrap metal, and auto parts are NOT accepted
aluminum foil and pie plates are acceptable
we can only accept PET soft drink bottles
and small mouth rigid household plastics (PET #1 thru #7)
HDPE include bleach, fabric softener, and vinegar containers
***Place these items in your
For Missed Pick Ups
Clear Waste Disposal
Please be advised
that effective March 1, 2009
all garbage going to the Mid Huron Landfill Site must be in clear or semi
transparent bags. Only residents living in the COLBORNE WARD
of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh will be affected.
Out of consideration for
people's privacy, one opaque or solid colored 'privacy bag' full of
garbage is allowed to be placed inside the larger clear bag. The
privacy bag can be no bigger then 20"x22", about the size of a grocery
bag. Please click here
for further details.
Landfill Site - Now Accepting E-Waste
of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh is taking part in the Ontario Electronic
Stewardship Program to divert e-waste from going into the landfill.
We collect for recycling electronic waste from homes. Accepted items
include amplifiers, audio and video players, cameras, cell phones,
computers and peripherals, copiers, fax machines, monitors, printers,
radios, receivers, scanners, speakers, telephones and answering machines,
turntables, televisions, video projectors.
information please visit
Household Hazardous Waste Disposal In Huron
The permanent year-round Huron
County Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Depot located at the Mid-Huron
Landfill Site in Holmesville is now open!
The operating hours of the Depot
will be the same as the operating hours of the Mid-Huron Landfill and are as
follows: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Saturday
8:00 a.m. to 12 noon, closed Sunday and Holidays
The Depot is FREE to ALL Huron
County Households. For more information visit