The Town of Renfrew provides curbside pick-up for household solid waste (garbage) throughout the municipality. The Town of Renfrew offers many Waste Management opportunities to their residents and some of these opportunities to the surrounding municipalities.
2020 Waste Collection Calendar UPDATE: The Town has recently signed a three year Recycling Collection Material Contract with Topps Enviromential Solutions (TES) with local processing through Emterra Environmental. Recycling collection will now be collected on a weekly rotation of Co-Mingled and Fibre. See calendar below for weekly schedule update.
**Wednesday July 1st collection has been moved to Saturday July 4th. No other collection dates will be affected.
Curbside Garbage Pick-up
To purchase additional tags a cost of $2.00 applies to each tag.
Please visit one of these locations to purchase your tags.
Curbside Recycling Pick-up: EFFECTIVE AUGUST 4th Curbside recycling pick up will rotate weekly between Co-mingled and Fibre collection. Please ensure your blue bin with the approperiate recyclable material is curbside by 7:00am on your regular scheduled day. COLLECTION CALENDAR- August to December 2020
Recyclables must be sorted into the appropriate blue box and placed curbside on the designated collection week.
Recyclable material must be clean and contaminated free. Containers, bottles, cans etc should be emptied and washed prior to them being put into the blue bins.
Please be advised that mixing contaminated material and garbage with clean recyclable material will cost the Town higher processing fees and ultimately the material will end up in the landfill.
Residential: no limit on blue box numbers as long as recyclables originate at the address.
Industrial, Commercial and Institutional
Fibre Recycling Box (no milk or juice cartons)
Comingled Recycling Box
Please be advised, the following items will no longer be accepted;
Approved Recycling Containers
Cost: $10.00 per box.
Town Hall & Renfrew Landfill Site (376 Bruce St)
The Blue Box Recycling Program enables each one of us to maximize waste diversion. Please familiarize yourself with all the options for recycling so that our recycling program is a success in Renfrew.
A composter credit of $30.00 is available per property for the Town of Renfrew residents who install and purchase a composter. Please provide receipt at Town Hall for a rebate.
FINAL week of pickup scheduled for May 25,2020
Renfrew residents may dispose of their leaves/grass free of charge at the Municipal Landfill Site. All bags/containers must be emptied at the designated area. Bags/containers must be free of paper and other refuse when emptied at the designated area.
The leaf and yard waste removal service will be provided for 3 weeks in the spring and fall each year.
NOTE: The pick up for the service will begin on the Tuesday of each week. The number of leaf and yard waste items put out for collection during the regular collection period shall be unlimited during the leaf and yard waste collection periods. Place your leaf and yard waste at the curb in a different area, other than your normal place for regular household waste for removal.
Approved Leaf and Yard Waste Containers and Sizing
Leaf and yard waste containers must be placed in such a manner that they are not damaged or deteriorated from rain or snow to such an extent that they cannot be loaded into the collection vehicle.
Electronic devices are composed of reusable materials like plastic and precious metals that can be recycled and put back into manufacturing.
The household Hazardous Depot will open for the 2020 season on Saturday May 23rd at 8:00 a.m
All of these above products must be in their original containers and disposed of safely and separately from our regular household garbage.
Household hazardous waste should not be thrown in the garbage or poured down sewers and drains.
During the summer season, this depot can be used FREE OF CHARGE by residents of the following municipalities: Addington Highlands Township, Town of Arnprior, Admaston Bromley Township, Horton Township, Greater Madawaska Township, McNab Braeside Township and the Town of Renfrew. For further information contact the Site Manager at 613-432-0731, 376 Bruce Street, Renfrew, ON.
The Renfrew Landfill site, located at 376 Bruce Street, will be reopen to the Public on Tuesday May 12, 2020 at 8:00 am. NOTE: The Renfrew Landfill Site will be CLOSED July 1st for Canada Day. To ensure the safety of Staff and the Public, the following COVID-19 precautions will be in place;
Only waste generated in the Town of Renfrew will be accepted at this site.
Waste transported to landfill is to be sorted. Review Landfill Fees and Charges for more information regarding waste classification and sorted material.
Landfill Site Hours - Summer hours of operation will be in effect until August 31, 2020