Leaf and Yard Waste
New for 2020! The program will now run continually from April 6 until October 2, by urban zones as listed, below.
Zone 1: Long Point & Simcoe
Zone 2: Port Dover, Langton, Port Rowan
Zone 3: Turkey Point, Vittoria, St. Williams, Courtland, Delhi, Waterford
Refer to your 2020 Waste Calendar or view the calendars shown below to learn which weeks are associated with your zone.April
All leaves and yard waste must be placed curbside with regular collection in
BROWN PAPER LEAF BAGS with the tops rolled shut. Trimmings may be tied
or bundled in less than 3′ [ 91 cm ] lengths.
• No bag limit for paper bags (weight limit is 18kg or 40lbs per bag).
• No garbage, burnt leaves, flower pots, or animal waste allowed.
• Leaves and yard waste in plastic bags will not be collected.
• No plastic twine or metal ties on bundles.
Leaves & yard waste can be delivered to the Transfer Stations in paper bags
or bulk for composting free of charge. Loads of brush and branches will be
charged the regular tipping fee.
Options to dispose of your leaves:
- Mulch leaves to use in gardens, flowerbeds, or leave them on your yard.
- Compost leaves in your backyard composter.
- Deliver leaves to the Transfer Station in paper bags or in bulk for composting – leaves in plastic bags must be debagged.