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Bi-Weekly Garbage

Place your GARBAGE CART OUT BI-WEEKLY ​your regular collection day by 7 am!


Proper set out is important to ensure the mechanical arm can grab your cart efficiently. To ensure collection, place your cart:​

  • with arrows facing the street (handles towards your house)
  • 2 feet apart from other cart or any other object
  • within 8 feet from the travelled portion of the road 
  • with lids closed (do not overstuff - see below under overflow instructions)

See below for more important cart information:

  • ​To see a full list of garbage items click here
  • For occasional overflow garbage that does not fit in your cart, place material garbage bags  with garbage tags affixed max of 5 (2 feet apart from cart or any other object)
  • Old garbage cans can be repurposed for occasional overflow or used​ to contain yard waste, store shovels etc ​
Click here​ for more info on carts (including storage & maintenance tips) what to do if your cart is damaged and information about cart exchanges.

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To see your customized collection schedule and receive notifications directly download the free Simcoe County Collects app:

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