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Garbage collection

Garbage bags or containers and recycling bins shall be put on your property at 1 meter from the curb or the sidewalk, no sooner than 5:00 p.m. the day prior to the collect. The daily collection will normally start at 6:00 a.m. Containers must not exceed 125 liters (28 gallons) or 80 pounds (36 kg) in total weight.

Curbside Restriction

The following items are not accepted at the regular curbside pick-up:

  • ashes, sawdust or combustible materials;
  • liquid or semi-liquid waste;
  • hay, straw and manure, garden materials, yard waste and tree limbs;
  • major appliances;
  • fences, fence posts;
  • hazardous waste, propane tanks;
  • tires;
  • construction or renovation debris;
  • large household furnishings;
  • crates or packing material;
  • automobiles or vehicle parts.

Please note that the household hazardous waste collection will be on Saturday, October 2, 2021, from 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. at the Hawkesbury Sewage Plant 815 Main Street East, Hawkesbury.


As a result of the COVID-19 here are the following precautions to be followed:

  • All persons are to wear a mask;
  • Hazardous products are NOT to be inside the vehicle but in the trunk or truck bed;
  • Follow social distancing if you have to leave your vehicle.

pdfAll the details and list of accepted products