Waste and Recycling

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Georgina offers residential curbside collection for green-bin organics, blue-box recycling, garbage, appliance and bulky items, and seasonal yard-waste collection.

  • Green Bins are collected every week. There is no limit to the number of Green Bins that can be put out for collection.
  • Blue Boxes are collected every week. There is also no limit to the number of Blue Boxes put out for collection.
  • Garbage is collected every other week. One item does not require a garbage bag tag. Additional items, up to a maximum of four require a garbage bag tag.

All items must be at the curb no earlier than 8 p.m. the previous day or no later than 7 a.m. on the day of collection. 

Replacement of recycling bins

Green bins, blue boxes and kitchen catchers are available for purchase at the Civic Centre for the following prices: 

  • Green Bin: $20
  • Blue Bin: $7
  • Kitchen Catcher: $5

For replacement of broken bins you can exchange them for new ones at the following locations:

  • Customer Service Division at the Civic Centre
  • Keswick Library
  • Peter Gzowski Library (Sutton)
  • Pefferlaw Library

You can also contact GFL and request a new bin to be delivered on your waste recycling day provided you leave your old bin at curbside.  Please contact GFL at 1-866-421-5625.

External Resources


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Georgina is making the switch from My Waste App to Recycle Coach for all your waste and recycling needs. Never miss another collection! Download the Recycle Coach app and get pick-up reminders and lots more!​

Download Recycle Coach app from the App Store or on Google Play