Collection Schedule

Waste and recycling collection

We collect garbage, organics, and recycling weekly in Northumberland County, with the exception of the rural ward of Port Hope.

Please refer to our collection map or use our interactive, online County Services Map to determine your collection day.


Map showing garbage and recycling collection days

2021 Waste and Recycling Collection Calendar

Download our 2021 Waste and Recycling Collection Calendar for more information. Please note, monthly images have been removed in order to provide a smaller file size suitable for downloading. If you are looking for a hard copy of the 2021 calendar, please visit your local municipal office, Northumberland County Headquarters, or the Material Recovery Facility.

Holiday collection delays

Statutory Holidays that will bump collection days to the following day unless posted otherwise:

  • New Year's Day
  • Family day
  • Victoria Day
  • Canada Day
  • Civic Holiday
  • Labour Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day

Please note that the Christmas and Boxing Day bump collection will be observed the week of Dec. 27th, 2021

Leaf and yard waste collection

Learn more about your local leaf and yard waste collection days.