Waste, Recycling & Landfill 

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Let's Get Moving

Free workshops to keep moving this October. The month of October is Let’s Get Moving Month! Learn how to keep moving with three exciting and complimentary workshops.

Click to open Healthy Living Activities (PDF)

Waste Collection Program

Tied garbage bag

A maximum of 5 containers or bags will be collected per week. Each container must weigh less than 25kg (55lbs).

Be sure to have garbage to the curb by 7:00 am.

For additional information please click to view the Waste Programs page.

Yard Waste Program

Man raking yard waste

The City of Brantford provides yard waste collection  throughout the spring, summer and fall!

Spring/Summer Collection - April 2 - September 28

Weekly Fall Collection - October 2 - November 30

Click to view detailed information on our Yard Waste Collection Program

Call It In: Bulky Item Pick Up

Table and Chair for bulk material pick up

Furniture, appliances and other bulky items cannot be placed for collection with your regular household garbage.

Instead, schedule a FREE PICK UP OF YOUR BULKY ITEMS. Residents are required to call or go online and give 7 calendar days notice to receive this service.

Click for detailed information on Bulky Item Pick-up and to schedule a pick up date


Two blue boxes containing items that are recyclable.

 Participation in the Blue Box Recycling Program is offered to all Brantford residents, including those in apartment buildings. Residents are encouraged to use the "2 SORT" recycling method.

Click for more information on our "2 Sort" recycling method

Mohawk Street Sanitary Landfill Site

Mohawk Street Landfill Site sign

Residents of the City of Brantford are encouraged to use the Mohawk Street Landfill Site to dispose of any waste that is not accepted in the weekly Solid Waste Collection Program.

Click for more information on the Mohawk Street Sanitary Landfill Site

Household Hazardous Wastes, Electronics and Tires

Household Hazardous Wastes: Propane, Paints, Aerosols

Hazardous Wastes (HHW's) are items that pose a health hazard if not disposed of safely. These wastes should not be thrown away with your regular garbage or poured down the drain.  Household Hazardous Waste Days take place at the Mohawk Street Landfill Site. 

Click for a list of all HHW's accepted materials and event days.


Earth Machine Compost Bin

Composters are available at the Mohawk Street Landfill Site, Monday to Saturday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.  Cost is $20 per unit and available to Brantford residents only. 

 For additional information on composters and composting tips click here.

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