Alerts

Information on the City's household waste collection programs is available below.

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Program Info

Blue Box

Blue Box

The blue box is for plastic, metal and glass food and beverage containers and rigid packaging.

Grey Box

Grey Box

The grey box is for paper products, cardboard and plastic bags.

Green Bin

Green Bin

The green bin is for food waste, soiled paper products and yard waste.

Garbage

Garbage

Garbage is non-hazardous waste that can't be reused, recycled or composted.

Yard Waste

Yard Waste

Brush and leaves are collected each fall or can be dropped off at KARC.

Batteries

Batteries

Used single-use batteries are collected once a year or can be disposed of at other locations.

Other Diversion/disposal Opportunities

Other Diversion/disposal Opportunities

Community organizations and businesses help make sure certain items are reused, recycled or properly disposed.

Help make sure your household waste is collected as expected:


Missed collection or other collection issues

Was your waste missed? First look for a notice tag or sticker from solid waste staff. Still not sure why it was left behind? Call 613-546-0000 or email contactus@cityofkingston.ca.