Garbage & Recycling

The County of Simcoe is responsible for all garbage, recycling, and organic waste pick-up, in Collingwood and other municipalities within Simcoe County.

If you have any questions regarding pick-up schedule, hazardous waste days at your local landfill site, landfill site locations and hours of operation, or any other questions, please contact:

County of Simcoe
1-800-263-3199
705-735-6901
info@simcoe.ca

PLEASE NOTE: The Town of Collingwood does not pick up any materials that were not collected by the County's waste management provider. 

Pickup Dates:
Regular pick up for garbage, recycling, and organic waste by Simcoe County for the Town of Collingwood is MONDAYS (curbside by 7:00 AM)

  • Green bin collection occurs every week
  • Garbage and recycling collection alternate every other week (one week garbage, the next week recycling)
  • Residents can set out two bags/containers of garbage every other week (weight and size restrictions apply)
  • Recycling does not need to be separated into different bins as materials are sorted later in the process
  • Excess recyclables can be placed in bins, cardboard boxes or see-through plastic bags

Quick Links to the County of Simcoe Website:

Garbage/Recycling/Organic Waste not picked up on the scheduled date?

Listen to the Peak FM for announcements of cancellations/delays of your regular pick-up dates or go directly to the County of Simcoe website for up to date Notices at the following link:

PLEASE NOTE: The Town of Collingwood does not pick up any materials that were not collected by the County's waste management provider. 

County of Simcoe Landfill Site # 2 Collingwood
Address
: 470 10th Line, Collingwood
Hours: Temporary schedule in place to limit the spread of COVID-19. Details here.

NOTICE: Curbside Collection for Multi-Unit Residences & Residences on Private Roads

As a result of increased requests for waste collection to multi-unit residences and residences on private roads, the County of Simcoe has implemented a program where owners or residents can apply for waste collection.

The requirements for waste collection of multi-unit residences & residences on private roads are set out in the Waste Collection Design Standard. The request form and Waste Collection Design Standard document are available to download below.

Waste Collection Request Form (PDF)

Waste Collection Design Standard (PDF)

For more information or if you have any questions regarding the new Curbside Collection for Multi-Unit Residences & Residences on Private Roads, please contact The County of Simcoe at 705-735-6901.

Simcoe County Collects - Mobile App
The County of Simcoe has unveiled a new waste management mobile application, Simcoe County Collects, to residents of Simcoe County. The new mobile app will provide residents with a one-stop location for all their waste collection needs and will feature:

  • Customized waste schedule 
  • Reminders via push notification for collection events and service impacts
  • New and improved Waste Wizard 
  • Directions to their closest Waste Facility
  • Reporting a problem with collection service

The Simcoe County Collects app is available for free through Google Play or the App Store. For more information or to download the app visit www.simcoe.ca/wasteschedule

Never miss another collection day - download the Simcoe County Collects app!
simcoe.ca/wasteschedule

Residents with questions can contact Service Simcoe at 1-800-263-3199 or info@simcoe.ca