Branch Collection

Branch collection is provided in the spring and fall to residents living in single family homes and apartments with six units or less.

Acceptable Size and Weight Limits

Branches must be tied into bundles
  • Branches must be tied into bundles
  • Maximum weight of a bundle: 22.7 kg (50 lbs.)
  • Maximum size of a bundle: 1.5 m (5 ft.) in length, and 0.5 m (1.6 ft.) in diameter
  • Individual branches inside of a bundle must not exceed 7 cm (2.8 in.) in diameter

* Stumps, large branches and tree trunks are not collected at the curb. These can be dropped off at a residential waste drop-off depot year-round for free.

2014 Branch Collection Dates

There will be a special branch collection on Jan. 11, 2014 for St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Pelham, Welland and West Lincoln.

Branch collection takes place for four weeks in the spring and four weeks in the fall, on your regular collection day. Place branches at the curb by 7 a.m.

Spring Branch Collection Fall Branch Collection
May 5 - 9
May 12 - 16
May 19 - 23
May 25 - 31
Oct. 27 - 31
Nov. 3 - 7
Nov. 10 - 14
Nov. 17 - 21

Branches may be dropped off at any landfill year-round. (free of charge)

Christmas Tree Collection

Christmas trees will be collected Jan. 11, 2014. Learn more about Christmas tree disposal.


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