WHAT ARE BULKY ITEMS?

Bulky items are too big to be placed in a bag, box or garbage bin. These objects are collected and recycled.

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MATERIALS ACCEPTED AND REFUSED

Accepted

Metal
Metal furniture, household appliance (stove, dishwasher, dryer, washing machine, oven, fridge, freezer), BBQ (without gas tank), air-conditioner, dehumidifier, electric devices, lawn mower/snow blower (with empty bag), hot water tank, bathtub, toilette, wheel rims.

Non-Metal
Wooden furniture (table, chair, dresser, cabinet, sofa), carpet (rolled up and tied—6’ max.), mattress, pool liner (rolled up), large pieces of cardboard, large, hard plastic objects (children’s play structures)

Refused

  • Household garbage
  • Recyclables, except cardboard and large plastic objects
  • Hazardous domestic waste
  • Green residue, Christmas trees and branches
  • Electronic waste
  • Tires 

DISCARDING BULKY ITEMS

Collection of Bulky, Construction, Renovation and Demolition Material

Take your bulky items to the curb after 9 p.m. the night before or before 7:00 a.m. on the day of the collection which takes place on the first Thursday of the month from April to November.

Waste material may not be left at the curbside outside authorized hours.  See section By-laws, policies relating to the environment and sanitation

Bulky items must be:

  • Separated from household garbage
  • Neatly and safely stacked.

No garbage bags allowed. Place such waste in a container, cardboard box or paper bag.

Overlooked items? 

Make sure collection instructions were followed: day and time, accepted materials, size and weight, etc. 

If all instructions were followed, report the situation to Public Works the same evening after 7 p.m. or before 10 a.m. the next day. 
Requests received after 10 a.m. the day following the collection will not be processed.

 

Public Works Drop-Off Site

You can always bring your bulky waste to the Public Works Drop-Off during operating hours.