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Household Waste & Recycling

UPDATE: Ashfield Landfill Site – COVID-19

2021 Waste & Recycling Schedule

Waste & Recycling Mapping 

For missed pickups please call: Waste Management 1 (888) 730-3344

Garbage Stickers can be purchased at the following locations:

  • Municipal Office 
  • Ashfield Landfill
  • Amberley General Store
  • Auburn Co-op
  • Circle K – Goderich
  • Circle K – Lucknow
  • Goderich Convenience
  • Lucknow Co-op
  • McRobert Fuels
  • Pioneer Gas Station
  • Point Farms Market
  • Port Albert General Store
  • Victoria Street Shell

Lets Recycle Right 

Recyclable material does not need to be separated.   At this point putting recyclables in a clear bag or blue box are both permitted however will change later this year when recycling bags will no longer be accepted. 

Ashfield Landfill Site

Important Changes

  • The Ashfield Landfill Site has new hours of operation:
    April – November:      Mondays & Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    December – March:    Saturdays 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Recycling bins at the landfill have been removed.  All household recycling must be disposed of through curbside collection as it will no longer be excepted at the landfill.
  • A minimum charge of $10 per load of waste will apply.
  • If you wish to open an account at the landfill, please complete the Ashfield Landfill Account Application Form

    Trips to the Landfill Site should be for the disposal of items/materials that cannot be managed through the curbside collection services.
    The health and safety of the public and staff is the top priority at the Landfill Site.  Residents are urged to follow all Public Health recommendations and use the Landfill Site for critical/essential drop-offs only.

Modification from Annual to Biannual Reporting

Open to Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh Residents Only
36739 Glens Hill Road
(corner of Halls Hill Line and Glens Hill Road)

Landfill Fees

Bag Tags
(Household Waste, Standard 26” x 36” bag)                  $2.00 each
Garbage                                                                        $100.00 / tonne
Minimum Charge Per Load of Waste                            $10.00
(5 Household bags of garbage or less)                         $  2.00 / bag
Automobile Tires up to 16.5 inch                                  $0.00 each
(must be off rim)
Truck Tires 16.5 inch to 19.5 inch                                  $0.00 each
(must be off rim)
Commercial Truck Tires 10.00 x 20 to 11.00 x 24.5     $0.00 each
(must be off rim)
Tractor Tires                                                                   $0.00 each
(must be off rim)
After Hour Charge                                                          $50.00 per hour

Ashfield Landfill Site – Accepting E-Waste

The Township 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.

For more information please visit

Year-Round 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.

The operating hours of the Depot are as follows:
Tuesday – Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The Depot is FREE to ALL Huron County Households. For more information visit Huron County Waste Management