How many bags/containers can I put out for garbage?
Residents are allowed a 5 bag/container limit for garbage (bundles such as branches are included in the 5 item garbage limit except during Special "Brush Only" collection).
What if I have a problem with garbage collection?
Please call Public Works at 519-759-4150. Garbage must be curbside by 7:00 a.m. the day of your garbage pick-up or after 7:00 p.m. the night before.
How can I dispose of a refrigerator, freezer, air conditioner, etc?
Refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, etc. need to be tagged from a licensed refrigerant company, which can be found in the yellow pages. After it is tagged, you can call the Public Works Commission at 519-759-4150 or online at myBrantford.ca to schedule a bulk pick-up.
What can I put in my blue box?
Glass bottles and jars, metal cans, all plastic bottles and jugs with the numbers 1 through 7 on the bottom as well as milk/juice cartons and boxes can all be recycled. Help the collection contractors by properly sorting your recycling. Cans and jars should be placed loosely in your blue box. Newspapers and boxboard can be flattened and placed inside another blue box.
What if I have a problem with blue box pick-up?
Call Public Works Commission at 519-759-4150. Recyclables should be sorted as per the Recycling Program Brochure and placed at curbside by 7:00 a.m. the day of your garbage pick-up, or after 7:00 p.m. the night before.
Where can I dispose of Household Hazardous Waste?
Household Hazardous Waste such as pharmaceuticals, household cleaners, pool chemicals, propane tanks, paints and paint cleaners, wood preservers, driveway sealers, and adhesives can be disposed of at the Mohawk Street Landfill site on specified days.
What should I not put in my blue box?
Please do not include foam plastic packaging (eg. styrofoam), plastic bags, plastic wrap (bubble wrap), and blisterpak (eg. the rigid clear plastic cover on toys and other products.
Where can I get a blue box?
Blue boxes are available to City of Brantford residents only from the Mohawk Street Landfill Site, free of charge, located at 20 Morrison Road, Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm or City Hall, 100 Wellington Square during normal business hours of 8:30 am and 4:30pm or the Tourism Centre on 399 Wayne Gretzky Parkway, Saturday and Sunday ONLY. Limit of two boxes, per address, per year.
How do I get rid of bulky items?
Residents can schedule a bulky item pick up online at myBrantford.ca or calling the Public Works Commission at 519-759-4150. Bulky items will be collected at curbside on their regular garbage day. Residents are allowed up to a maximum of two per year - once between January and June and a second time between July and December. Residents are required to give 7 calendar days notice and place bulky items at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on their scheduled garbage day.
Where can I get a composter?
To obtain a composter you can visit the Mohawk Street Landfill Site, Monday - Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Cost is $20.00 per unit.
Where is the landfill site?
The Mohawk Street landfill site is located at 20 Morrison Road. Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday (Open all statutory holidays except Christmas Day and New Years Day) Closed: Sundays, Christmas Day & New Years Day.
How much does it cost to go to the landfill site?
There is a minimum tipping fee of $10.00 per load weighing 150 kg or less. For all loads weighing over 150 kg, the entire load is charged at the applicable tipping fee rate. The general waste tipping fee is $71.00 per metric tonne. Payment methods: Cash, Debit, Visa and Mastercard