Leaf and Yard Waste

You may set out leaf and yard waste for curbside collection from mid-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

2021 collection schedule

October

  • Area 1 - Setout date is Monday, October 4th by 7 a.m.
  • Area 2 - Setout date is Tuesday, October 12th by 7 a.m.
  • Area 3 - Setout date is Monday, October 18th by 7 a.m.
  • Area 4 - Setout date is Monday, October 25th by 7 a.m.

November

  • Area 1 - Setout date is Monday, November 1st by 7 a.m.
  • Area 2 - Setout date is Monday, November 8th by 7 a.m.
  • Area 3 - Setout date is Monday, November 15th by 7 a.m.
  • Area 4 - Setout date is Monday, November 22nd by 7 a.m.

December

  • Area 1 - Setout date is Monday, December 6th by 7 a.m.
  • Area 2 - Setout date is Monday, December 13th by 7 a.m.
  • No further collection days in 2021. Leaf and yard waste is accepted year-round at any Community Recycling Centre.

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