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Garbage and Recycling


Community Recycling Centres

27 Olympic Drive, Dundas (map)

37 Kilbride Road, Hamilton mountain (map)
(includes the Reuse Store)

460 Kenora Avenue, east Hamilton (map)


Find your collection calendar

Example: 71 Main St. West

What goes where?
Find out what items go into the blue box, green bin, garbage or yard waste.
Blue boxes and recycling
What goes in a blue box, tips for recycling, pick-up a replacement blue box, win a gold box.
Green bins and composting
What goes in a green bin, tips for using a green bin, order a replacement green bin, order a compost box for your garden.
Leaf and yard waste
Tips for bundling leaf and yard waste, grasscycling.
What goes in the garbage, one bag limit, special consideration.
Bulk items and furniture
What goes in a bulk pick up, schedule a pick up for bulk items or furniture.
Community Recycling Centres (transfer stations or the "dump")
What goes to the Community Recycling Centres, locations, hours, fees, appliances (white goods), scrap metal, household hazardous waste.
Outreach and Departmental Info
Book a school visit, learn more about the solid waste management review, the City's landfill sites and other information about our operations.