The holidays are here and your garbage, recycling and Green Bin collection may be deferred by one day in the week following Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Here is the collection information from Niagara Region.

Double Weekly Limit

In the week following Christmas, households may place double their regular weekly garbage limit to the curb on their collection day.

Collection Day Changes

Regular Collection Day Changed to
Dec. 21 – 24 No change
Dec. 25 Dec. 26
Double your weekly garbage collection limit
Dec. 28 – 31 No change
Double your weekly garbage collection limit
Jan. 1 Jan. 2
Jan. 4 No change

Christmas Tree Collection – Jan. 9, 2016

Artificial trees are not collected. Use the large item collection service to dispose of artificial trees.

Placing your Tree at the Curb

  • Place tree at the end of your driveway no later than 7 a.m.
  • Remove all Christmas decorations (bulbs, tinsel, lights, etc.) prior to collection.
  • Do not place Christmas trees on top of or inside a snow bank. This may cause injury to collection staff when trying to remove it.
  • Do not place tree inside a bag, as it creates a problem when chipping the trees.

Winter Weather may Delay Pick-up

Weather conditions may delay collection. Leave your Christmas tree at the end of the driveway and it will be collected.

Residents can also take Christmas trees to a drop-off depot or landfill site

Christmas tree can also be dropped off at any landfill site free of charge.

Call 905-356-4141 or 1-800-594-5542 for further information.

 Christmas tree collection will be on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016. Place your trees at the curb before 7 a.m.

Artificial trees should be disposed using the large item collection service.

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