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Household Waste & Recycling

2019 Garbage Schedule   

Missed a Pickup?

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

Garbage Stickers

Garbage Stickers can be purchased at the following locations:

  • Municipal Office
  • Edwards Fuels (Zehrs Gas Bar)
  • Point Farms Market
  • Lucknow Co-op
  • McRobert Fuels
  • Ashfield Landfill
  • Amberley General Store
  • Pioneer Gas Station
  • Auburn Co-op
  • Goderich Convenience
  • Victoria Street Shell
  • Port Albert General Store

What Is Recyclable?


▪         flyers, TV guides and other inserts acceptable
▪         bag newsprint, white and coloured writing paper,
photocopy paper and envelopes or tie in bundles and place beside
your recycle bag.
▪       brown envelopes or tissues are not accepted.


▪         bag or bundle with the newspaper


▪         includes cereal boxes, shoe boxes and detergent boxes
▪         plastic 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 bag***



▪         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 accepted


▪         rinse cans and place in recycle bag
▪         paint cans, scrap metal, and auto parts are NOT accepted
▪         clean aluminum foil and pie plates are acceptable


▪         currently 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 recycle bag***

For Missed Pick Ups Please Call

 Waste Management at 1-888-730-3344

Ashfield Landfill Site

Modification from Annual to Biannual Reporting

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

Hours of Operation:
Saturdays 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Year Round)
Mondays 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon (May October)

Landfill Fees

Bag Tags
(Household Waste, Standard 26” x 36” bag)                  $2.00 each
Garbage                                                                        $95.00 / 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                                                          $30.00 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. – 1:00 p.m.

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