Garbage Collection

Yard Waste Bag

Garbage is collected weekly in all municipalities from single family homes and apartments with 2 to 6 units.

Place your garbage at the curb by 7 a.m. on your regular collection day. Do not place your garbage bag or can at the curb any earlier than 5 p.m. the day before collection.

One Bag / Can Collection Limit

Residents may place out one bag or can of garbage per week. Additional bags can be put out by buying a garbage tag to stick on the extra bag(s).

Learn more about garbage limits in Niagara.

Acceptable Items

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Sizes of Garbage Bag / Containers Allowed

Garbage Bag Dimensions: Height no more than 91 cm (36 inches) and Diameter no more than 61 cm (24 inches)

A garbage bag / can cannot exceed:

  • Height: 91 cm (36")
  • Diameter: 61 cm (24")
  • Weight: 22.7 kg (50 lbs) when full

Garbage bags placed inside a container must not exceed the lip of the container.

All garbage cans should have handles on the outside of the container.

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