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Rolling Out Automated Cart Collection

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When is my collection day?

Your waste collection day may be changing November 1, 2021 due to re-routing of trucks to increase efficiency and a move to a four day collection week in Simcoe County. Stay tuned for more details.

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What to do with old boxes, bins and containers


County of Simcoe does not collect old, obsolete green bins, blue boxes, grey boxes or plastic resin containers at the curb.

The following options are available to dispose of your old bins and containers:

1.  Keep and re-purpose:​


  • ​Recycling boxes
    • Yard waste, garden trimmings
    • Store recycling before consolidating into your cart
    • Moving/storing construction material, firewood, etc.​
    • Garage storage
  • Green bins
    • Store pet food, bird seed, sand or sidewalk salt
  • Garbage cans
    • Yard waste, garden trimmings (must remove lid)
    • Overflow garbage (must have garbage tag affixed)
    • Storing rakes, shovels, hockey sticks


​2.  A​s of November 1st, residents can drop off old curbside collection bins for free until March 31, 2022 only at a 
     County of Simcoe Waste Facility


  • Accessible items for recycling include:
    • Recycling bins
    • Green bins
    • Plastic garbage containers​