Town Office: (709) 589-2503

Waste Collection

Residental Waste Collection

Waste and recyclable material should be sorted at home and will be collected at the curb through the weekly collection service. Garbage must be at curbside no later than 7:00am. Garbage must be in a garbage bag (regular black is acceptable), not kitchen catchers or super-market-sized bags. Each bag should not weigh more than 50 lbs. No Limit for garbage bags or recyclables. Household Hazardous Waste SHOULD NOT be amongst your garbage.

Curbside Recycling program occurs every second week after that (as per schedule above). Recyclables MUST be in clear blue bags. Most local retailers have the proper bags.

Preparing Your Recyclables

1. Sort recyclables into two groups: paper products and containers
2. Place all paper products together in clear blue recycling bags (separate from containers)
3. Ensure all containers are rinsed then placed in clear blue recycling bags (separate from paper products)

Commercial waste will be accepted at Robin Hood Bay Landfill and Recycling. Important information for commercial operators:

Permits are required from Eastern Regional Service Board’s office. Permits must be permanently attached to vehicles.

Vehicles will be weighed at the facility.

The fee is $87.60 per metric tonne for domestic waste and $40.00 per metric tonne for recyclables.

Metals will be accepted free of charge. Other items may have to be taken directly to the Regional Waste Management Facility at Robin Hood Bay.

Commercial haulers are encouraged to call our office before arriving at the site to ensure material will be accepted.

Tuesday and Thursday: Noon – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.; 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


A limit of 16 visits per year will be permitted to the Waste Recovery Facility. All materials must be offloaded by hand.

* Note: Gates will be closed 15 Minutes before the facility closes. 

* Household waste will not be accepted at the Recovery Facility, however bulk waste will still be accepted on site.


For more information on the Waste Recovery Facilities please visit:

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding waste collection please contact the town office at 589 – 2503 or visit our contact us page.