Garbage and Recycling

Location and day for garbage and recycling pickup:

Tuesday: Madoc Village

Wednesday: South of the Village to Slab Street

Thursday: Slab Street and South

Please Note:  "There is no pick-up of recyclable and collectable household garbage on statutory holidays. All routes affected by statutory holidays will be picked up when regular service resumes the following week. (By-Law 2019-70, S.4.0 g).”

Garbage Bag Requirements:

For garbage pickup, please only use clear bags – Maximum of 2 clear bags per household. The maximum weight per garbage bag needs to be no more than 40lb. 

Garbage must be out for collection by 7:00am

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These guidelines are being put in place as a precautionary measure to protect the health of collectors who handle thousands of receptables each week. Please protect your collector and take caution in handling your garbage.

  1. Place used tissues and napkins securely in a garbage bag.
  2. Wash your hands afterwards.
  3. Used liners for food waste should be placed securely inside the garbage bag.
  4. Do not place waste loosely in garbage containers
  5. If you are sick – place ANY item that has come into contact with your mouth, nose or eyes into a secure garbage bag.
  6. Bag all waste. Garbage bags must be tied tightly
  7. If you visit the landfill site please remember to practice social distancing and where possible refrain from making payments using cash.

For information on Recycling please click on the links below:

Quinte Recycling Sorting Guide

Tall Blue Box Info

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