Fall leaf and yard waste collection begins October 4 (Zone 1) and October 11 (Zone 2) and runs biweekly until December 10. To determine your yard waste collection schedule, download the free Simcoe County Collects app:
Alternatively, click here to view/print your full, customized collection schedule and sign up for reminders.
Place material out on the Monday of your collection week. Use Kraft paper yard waste bags, compostable bags, cardboard boxes, or open-ended rigid containers. Brush must be bundled and tied. Bundles must be no larger than 30 cm in width and no longer than 2 metres. Individual branches cannot exceed 7 cm in diameter. Click here for more information on yard waste.
To ensure collection, leaf bags, rigid containers and bundles of brush must be visible and fall within the County's weight limit of 20 kgs per container.
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