Spring leaf and yard waste collection begins April 10th (Zone 1 – including Collingwood) and April 17th (Zone 2) and runs biweekly until June 2nd. To determine your yard waste collection schedule, download the free Simcoe County Collects app:
Alternatively, click here to view/print your full, customized collection schedule and sign up for reminders.
Place material out by 7 a.m on the Monday of your collection week. Use paper yard waste bags, cardboard boxes, or open-ended rigid containers. Brush must be bundled and tied. Bundles must be no larger than 30 cm in width and no longer than 2 metres. Individual branches cannot exceed 7 cm in diameter.
- DO NOT place yard waste in your green cart
- No plastic bags
- No soil, sod, sand or rocks
To ensure collection, leaf bags, rigid containers and bundles of brush must be visible and fall within the County’s weight limit of 20 kgs per container.
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