Leaf and Yard Waste

You may set out leaf and yard waste for curbside collection from April to mid-December by 7 a.m. on the Monday of your designated weeks. Collection can occur any day of the week and does not necessarily occur on the same day as your regular household garbage and recycling collection.

Collection areas

map showing leaf and yard waste collection areas

2022 collection schedule

The curbside leaf and yard waste program resumes April 2022. 

Leaf and yard waste is also accepted year-round at any Community Recycling Centre.

 Area 1

Below are the setout days for Area 1.  Collection can occur Monday through Friday of that week and does not necessarily occur on the setout day.

  • Monday, April 4th
  • Monday, May 2nd
  • Monday, June 6th
  • Monday, July 4th
  • Tuesday, August 2nd
  • Tuesday, September 6th
  • Monday, October 3rd
  • Monday, November 7th
  • Monday, December 5th
 Area 2

Below are the setout days for Area 2.  Collection can occur Monday through Friday of that week and does not necessarily occur on the setout day.

  • Monday, April 11th
  • Monday, May 9th
  • Monday, June 13th
  • Monday, July 11th
  • Monday, August 8th
  • Monday, September 12th
  • Tuesday, October 11th
  • Monday, November 14th
  • Monday, December 12th
 Area 3

Below are the setout days for Area 3.  Collection can occur Monday through Friday of that week and does not necessarily occur on the setout day.

  • Monday, April 18th
  • Monday, May 16th
  • Monday, June 20th
  • Monday, July 18th
  • Monday, August 15th
  • Monday, September 19th
  • Monday, October 17th
  • Monday, November 21st
 Area 4

Below are the setout days for Area 4.  Collection can occur Monday through Friday of that week and does not necessarily occur on the setout day.

  • Monday, April 25th
  • Tuesday, May 24th
  • Monday, June 27th
  • Monday, July 25th
  • Monday, August 22nd
  • Monday, September 26th
  • Monday, October 24th
  • Monday, November 28th

Acceptable materials

  • Grass clippings
  • Branches and twigs
  • Leaves
  • Plant material (all soil removed)

Unacceptable materials

  • Sod and soil
  • Stumps and root balls
  • Rocks, stones, etc.
  • Plastic of any kind

Setout requirements

  • Have your leaf and yard waste to the curb by 7 a.m. on the Monday of your designated week
  • Tie brush into bundles no longer than 3 ft. with material no larger than 2” in diameter
  • Only use paper yard waste bags – yard waste not in paper yard waste bags will not be collected
  • Make sure each bag weighs no more than 40 lbs. (18 kg)
  • Roll the tops of bags down to keep out rain and snow