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Curbside Garbage Collection

Contacts

Township of Selwyn
1310 Centre Line
Selwyn, ON
K9J 6X5

Phone: 705 292-9507
or 877 213-7419


COVID-19- Novel Coronavirusuntil further notice, the Township is asking that you please bag ALL garbage and DO NOT place waste loosely in garbage containers. Loose materials will NOT be collected. This small change helps protect collectors from the risk COVID-19.

Clear Bag Program - Soft Launch March 2020

Contracted Garbage Collector

Waste Connections of Canada is a private waste collector contracted by the Public Works department. Contact Waste Connections of Canada at 705-742-4268 with any garbage collection inquiries.

  • Garbage must be out for pick up by 7:00 a.m. on your collection day, as collection can occur at any time.

  • Each household will be allowed up to two (2) containers and each commercial establishment will be allowed up to four (4) containers.

    • Effective until February 29, 2020 - a Container shall mean a galvanized metal or plastic container with a maximum capacity of approximately 17 gallons (77 litres) being larger at the top than at the bottom and having a handle and fitted lid; or a polyethylene plastic bag with a maximum size of 30 inches x 37 inches (76 cm x 93 cm) of 1.5 gauge thickness fastened at the top. No container shall weigh more than 30 pounds.
    • Effective March 1, 2020 - a Container shall mean a galvanized metal or plastic container with a maximum capacity of approximately 17 gallons (77 litres) being larger at the top than at the bottom and having a handle and fitted lid; or a clear transparent polyethylene plastic bag with a maximum size of 30 inches x 37 inches (76 cm x 93 cm) of 1.5 gauge thickness fastened at the top. No container shall weigh more than 30 pounds.

Garbage By-law 2019-088

Bylaw 2019-088 provides for the collection, removal, and disposal of garbage and other waste material for the Township of Selwyn. 

  • As stated in By-Law 2019-088, any dwelling shall consist of a total of not more than two (2) containers as defined in Section 1.3, per collection.

  • Any business, educational, religious, or municipal establishment shall consist of a total of not more than four (4) containers, as defined in Section 1.3, per collection. Containers in excess of the limits established in Section 3.6 shall be collected if a Bag Tag issued by the Municipality, as defined in Section 1.1, is affixed thereto.

  • Bag Tag shall mean a tag or a sticker issued by the Township (available upon payment of the applicable fee, as set out in the Township’s applicable User Fees and Charges By-law), to be affixed to any bags of garbage and non-recyclable rubbish put out for curbside collection which are in excess of the collection limits set out in Section 3.6.

  • Effective September 1, 2021- A limit of one (1) additional Bag Tag affixed to the extra Container, as defined in Section 1.1 will be permitted.
  • Bag Tags are sold for $4.00 per tag and are available for purchase at the following locations:

    • The Selwyn Municipal Office
    • The Municipal Landfill Site