Late Set-out

Materials are to be placed on the curb or pavement edge no later than 7 a.m. on the day of collection. Waste collection is not a scheduled service and collection times can vary between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. (with the exception of unforeseen events which may cause collection to be later).

Please remove your materials from the curb and set out next week for collection or bring your Blue Bin materials to the East Gwillimbury Household Hazardous Waste & Recycling Depot for proper disposal.

Overweight

The total weight of any receptacle shall not exceed 22 kg (50 lb).

Please adjust your materials to the appropriate weight, remove from the curb and set out next week for collection or bring your Blue Bin materials to the East Gwillimbury Household Hazardous Waste & Recycling Depot for proper disposal.

Unacceptable Container

Blue Bins must have open tops (no lids, bungee cords, tape or ties) and be easily identifiable as containing Blue Bin materials. They also must be capable of containing materials without spillage and shall not exceed 50 cm (20 in) in height and 50 cm (20 in) in width and 66 cm (26 in) in length.

Note: Blue Bin materials are not accepted in plastic bags.

Please remove your materials from the curb and set out next week for collection or bring your Blue Bin materials to the East Gwillimbury Household Hazardous Waste & Recycling Depot for proper disposal.

Broken Container

Any receptacle placed out for collection which is broken or which breaks when lifted will not be collected.

Only Town-issued damaged Blue Bins and Green Bins will be replaced by the Town, at no cost, provided that the owner returns the damaged Blue Bin to the Town offices or other designated facilities.

Please remove your materials from the curb and set out next week for collection with a new container.

You can swap your Township-issued Blue Bin or Green Bin at the following locations:

  • Aurora Town Hall, 100 John West Way
  • Operations Yard, 9 Scanlon Court

Container Placement

Containers shall be placed as close as possible to the curb or pavement edge of the road without obstructing vehicular traffic or street maintenance. Containers shall not be placed on top of snow banks or blocked by any obstructions including parked cars and moving trucks.

Please remove your materials from the curb and set out next week for collection or bring your Blue Bin materials to the East Gwillimbury Household Hazardous Waste & Recycling Depot.

Unacceptable Materials

  • Plastic Bags/Wrap: Grocery, bread, produce and frozen vegetable bags, newspaper bags and other plastic film/wrap items.
  • Polystyrene Foam: Plastic form egg cartons, protective packaging, styrofoam and foam take-out food containers.
  • Glass & Ceramic: Drinking glasses, cups, dishes, cookware, ceramics, mirrors and light bulbs.
  • Household Hazardous Waste (HHW): Aerosol cans (full or partially full), anti-freeze, brake fluid, fertilizers, gasoline, glues and adhesives, motor oils, motor vehicle batteries, oil filters, paints (liquid or solid), paint thinner and varnish, pesticides, insecticides and herbicides, pool chemicals, propane cylinders, bleach, detergents, batteries, disinfectants, energy efficient bulbs (fluorescent bulbs), household cleaners, scouring powder, solvents, mothballs, rat poison, hair dye, hair spray, hydrogen peroxide, rubbing alcohol, mildew remover, nail polish remover, needles and syringes (must be in puncture-proof container), perfume/cologne and pharmaceuticals.
  • Paper & Thin Plastic Items: Shredded paper, facial tissues, paper towels, cookie bags, and potato chip bags.
  • Odd Plastic Items: Coat hangers, kitchen utensils, plastic utensils, plastic toys, lawn furniture, diapers, wax paper, garden hose, rope, pots, pans, wood and construction materials.

If your Blue Bin was contaminated with one or more materials listed above, please remove your materials from the curb and set out next week for collection following these guidelines or bring your Blue Bin materials to the East Gwillimbury Household Hazardous Waste & Recycling Depot for proper disposal.

Other

Are you still unsure as to why your materials were not collected? Please contact GFL Customer Service at 1.866.421.5625 or Aurora’s Customer Service at 905.727.1375.

Late Set-out

Materials are to be placed on the curb or pavement edge no later than 7 a.m. on the day of collection. Waste collection is not a scheduled service and collection times can vary between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. (with the exception of unforeseen events which may cause collection to be later).

Please remove your materials from the curb and set out next week for collection.

Overweight

The total weight of any receptacle shall not exceed 22 kg (50 lb).

Please adjust your materials to the appropriate weight, remove from the curb and set out next week for collection.

Unacceptable Container

All Source Separated Organic (SSO) materials shall be contained in a municipal approved Green Bin container. Within the container, all materials must be bagged and sealed/tied in a plastic bag or please use Certified Compostable Bags as an environmentally friendly alternative.

Please remove your materials from the curb and set out next week for collection following these guidelines.

Broken Container

Any receptacle placed out for collection which is broken or which breaks when lifted will not be collected.

Only Town-issued damaged Blue Bins and Green Bins will be replaced by the Town, at no cost, provided that the owner returns the damaged Blue Bin to the Town offices or other designated facilities.

Please remove your materials from the curb and set out next week for collection with a new container.

You can swap your Township-issued Blue Bin or Green Bin at the following locations:

  • Aurora Town Hall, 100 John West Way
  • Operations Yard, 9 Scanlon Court

Container Placement

Containers shall be placed as close as possible to the curb or pavement edge of the road without obstructing vehicular traffic or street maintenance. Containers shall not be placed on top of snow banks or blocked by any obstructions including parked cars and moving trucks.

Please remove your materials from the curb and set out next week for collection.

Unacceptable Materials

  • Plastic Bags/Wrap: Grocery, bread, produce and frozen vegetable bags, newspaper bags and other plastic film/wrap items.
  • Polystyrene Foam: Plastic form egg cartons, protective packaging, styrofoam and foam take-out food containers.
  • Glass & Ceramic: Drinking glasses, cups, dishes, cookware, ceramics, mirrors and light bulbs.
  • Household Hazardous Waste (HHW): Aerosol cans (full or partially full), anti-freeze, brake fluid, fertilizers, gasoline, glues and adhesives, motor oils, motor vehicle batteries, oil filters, paints (liquid or solid), paint thinner and varnish, pesticides, insecticides and herbicides, pool chemicals, propane cylinders, bleach, detergents, batteries, disinfectants, energy efficient bulbs (fluorescent bulbs), household cleaners, scouring powder, solvents, mothballs, rat poison, hair dye, hair spray, hydrogen peroxide, rubbing alcohol, mildew remover, nail polish remover, needles and syringes (must be in puncture-proof container), perfume/cologne and pharmaceuticals.
  • Odd Plastic Items: Coat hangers, kitchen utensils, plastic utensils, plastic toys, lawn furniture, diapers, wax paper, garden hose, rope, pots, pans, wood and construction materials.

If your Green Bin was contaminated with one or more materials listed above, please remove your materials from the curb and set out next week for collection following these guidelines.

Other

Are you still unsure as to why your materials were not collected? Please contact GFL Customer Service at 1.866.421.5625 or Aurora’s Customer Service at 905.727.1375.

Late Set-out

Materials are to be placed on the curb or pavement edge no later than 7 a.m. on the day of collection. Waste collection is not a scheduled service and collection times can vary between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. (with the exception of unforeseen events which may cause collection to be later).

Please remove your materials from the curb and set out next week for collection or bring your yard waste to the Yard Waste Drop-off Depot for proper disposal.

Overweight

The total weight of any receptacle shall not exceed 22 kg (50 lb).

Please adjust your materials to the appropriate weight, remove from the curb and set out next week for collection or bring your yard waste to the Yard Waste Drop-off Depot for proper disposal.

Unacceptable Container

Yard waste must be contained in an open top, rigid container with two suitable handles or Kraft paper bags.

Boughs, twigs and cuttings may be set out for collection in securely tied bundles which do not exceed 1.5 metres (five feet) in length or 30 cm (12 in) in diameter or 10 cm (4 in) in diameter per branch.

Note: Yard Waste materials are not accepted in plastic bags.

In addition, we do not accept the use of bungee cords/ties affixed to any container for waste collection. Bungee cords have posed several threats to the collection staff in the past.

Please remove your materials from the curb and set out for your next collection following these guidelines or bring your yard waste to the Yard Waste Drop-off Depot for proper disposal.

Broken Container

Any receptacle placed out for collection which is broken or which breaks when lifted will not be collected.

Please remove your materials from the curb and set out next week for collection with a new container.

Container Placement

Containers shall be placed as close as possible to the curb or pavement edge of the road without obstructing vehicular traffic or street maintenance. Containers shall not be placed on top of snow banks or blocked by any obstructions including parked cars and moving trucks.

Please remove your materials from the curb and set out next week for collection or bring your yard waste to the Yard Waste Drop-off Depot for proper disposal.

Unacceptable Materials

  • Plastic Bags/Wrap: Grocery, bread, produce and frozen vegetable bags, newspaper bags and other plastic film/wrap items.
  • Polystyrene Foam: Plastic form egg cartons, protective packaging, styrofoam and foam take-out food containers.
  • Glass & Ceramic: Drinking glasses, cups, dishes, cookware, ceramics, mirrors and light bulbs.
  • Household Hazardous Waste (HHW): Aerosol cans (full or partially full), anti-freeze, brake fluid, fertilizers, gasoline, glues and adhesives, motor oils, motor vehicle batteries, oil filters, paints (liquid or solid), paint thinner and varnish, pesticides, insecticides and herbicides, pool chemicals, propane cylinders, bleach, detergents, batteries, disinfectants, energy efficient bulbs (fluorescent bulbs), household cleaners, scouring powder, solvents, mothballs, rat poison, hair dye, hair spray, hydrogen peroxide, rubbing alcohol, mildew remover, nail polish remover, needles and syringes (must be in puncture-proof container), perfume/cologne and pharmaceuticals.
  • Paper & Thin Plastic Items: Shredded paper, facial tissues, paper towels, cookie bags, and potato chip bags.
  • Odd Plastic Items: Coat hangers, kitchen utensils, plastic utensils, plastic toys, lawn furniture, diapers, wax paper, garden hose, rope, pots, pans, wood and construction materials.

If your yard waste was contaminated with one or more materials listed above, please remove your materials from the curb and set out next week for collection following these guidelines or bring your yard waste to the Yard Waste Drop-off Depot at 1351 Bloomington Road, Richmond Hill for proper disposal.

Other

Are you still unsure as to why your materials were not collected? Please contact GFL Customer Service at 1.866.421.5625 or Aurora’s Customer Service at 905.727.1375.

Late Set-out

Materials are to be placed on the curb or pavement edge no later than 7 a.m. on the day of collection. Waste collection is not a scheduled service and collection times can vary between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. (with the exception of unforeseen events which may cause collection to be later).

Please remove your materials from the curb and set out next week for collection or bring your garbage to one of the Region’s Community Environmental Centres, Household Hazardous Waste and Recycling Depot for proper disposal.

Overweight

The total weight of any receptacle shall not exceed 22 kg (50 lb).

Please adjust your materials to the appropriate weight, remove from the curb and set out next week for collection or bring your garbage to one of the Region’s Community Environmental Centres, Household Hazardous Waste and Recycling Depot for proper disposal.

Exceeds your limit

Maximum of 3 bags and a maximum of 5 bulky items accepted for each dwelling unit per collection schedule.

Please remove your materials from the curb and set out for your next collection following these guidelines or bring your garbage to the one of the Region’s Community Environmental Centres, Household Hazardous Waste and Recycling Depot for proper disposal.

Unacceptable Container

Garbage must be contained in a rigid container with two suitable handles and shall not exceed the size limit of 133 litres (35 gallons) or a waterproof plastic bag designed and sold for the purpose of containing garbage that does not exceed the maximum size of 76 cm (30 in) by 122 cm (48 in).

As per our Health and Safety standards, all garbage must be bagged and tied — even when in an enclosed container. This will prevent the collection staff from being exposed to dust, dirt, ashes, etc. which can cause a variety of respiratory issues, allergic reactions and other health-related issues.

In addition, we do not accept the use of bungee cords/ties affixed to any container for waste collection. Bungee cords have posed several threats to the collection staff in the past. Please remove your materials from the curb and set out for your next collection following these guidelines or bring your garbage to one of the Region’s Community Environmental Centres, Household Hazardous Waste and Recycling Depot for proper disposal.

Material not properly bagged/bundled/secured

No person shall place any materials out for collection that may cause a nuisance or a hazard to members of the public. This includes ensuring all dust, hair, ashes and mold are bagged and tied within containers.

In addition, we do not accept the use of bungee cords/ties affixed to any container for waste collection. Bungee cords have posed several threats to the collection staff in the past.

Please remove your materials from the curb and set out for your next collection following these guidelines or bring your garbage to one of the Region’s Community and Environmental Centres for proper disposal.

Broken Container

Any receptacle placed out for collection which is broken or which breaks when lifted will not be collected.

Please remove your materials from the curb and set out next week for collection with a new container.

Container Placement

Containers shall be placed as close as possible to the curb or pavement edge of the road without obstructing vehicular traffic or street maintenance. Containers shall not be placed on top of snow banks or blocked by any obstructions including parked cars and moving trucks.

Please remove your materials from the curb and set out next week for collection or bring your garbage to one of the Region’s Community Environmental Centres, Household Hazardous Waste and Recycling Depot for proper disposal.

Unacceptable Materials

  • Construction Materials: Wood, drywall, shingles, etc.
  • Electronic Waste (E-Waste): Phones, pagers, fax machine, computers monitors and towers, laptops, modems keyboards, mouse, printers, scanners and typewriters, televisions, VCRs, DVD players, radios, stereos, speakers, cameras, etc.
  • Household Hazardous Waste (HHW): Aerosol cans (full or partially full), anti-freeze, brake fluid, fertilizers, gasoline, glues and adhesives, motor oil, motor vehicle batteries, oil filters, paints (liquid and solid), paint thinner and varnish, pesticides, insecticides and herbicides, pool chemicals, propane cylinders, bleach, detergents, batteries, disinfectants, energy efficient bulbs (fluorescent bulbs), household cleaners, scouring powder, solvents, mothballs, rat poison, hair dye, hair spray, hydrogen peroxide, rubbing alcohol, mildew remover, nail polish remover, needles and syringes (must be in puncture-proof container), perfume/cologne and pharmaceuticals
  • Yard Waste or Grass Clippings

If your garbage was contaminated with one or more materials listed above, please remove your materials from the curb and set out next week for collection following these guidelines or bring your garbage to one of the Region’s Community Environmental Centres, Household Hazardous Waste and Recycling Depot for proper disposal.

Other

Are you still unsure as to why your materials were not collected? Please contact GFL Customer Service at 1.866.421.5625 or Aurora’s s Customer Service at 905.727.1375.

Late Set-out

Materials are to be placed on the curb or pavement edge no later than 7 a.m. on the day of collection. Waste collection is not a scheduled service and collection times can vary between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. (with the exception of unforeseen events which may cause collection to be later).