Waste, Recycling & Landfill 

Waste Collection Program

Tied garbage bag


A maximum of 5 containers or bags will be collected per week.Each container must weigh less than 25kg (55lbs).

Be sure to have garbage to the curb by 7:00 am.

Problems with garbage collection please call Progressive Waste directly at 519-756-4444.

For additional information please click to view the Waste Programs page.

Yard Waste Collection

Man raking yard waste


The City of Brantford has expanded the Yard Waste Collection Program to provide pick up throughout the spring, summer and fall!

Spring/Summer Collection - April 3 - September 29

Weekly Fall Collection - October 2 - December 1

Click to view detailed information on our Yard Waste Collection Program

Call It In: Bulky Item Pick Up

Table and Chair for bulk material pick up


Furniture, appliances and other bulky items cannot be placed for collection with your regular household garbage.

Instead, schedule a FREE PICK UP OF YOUR BULKY ITEMS. Residents are required to call or go online and give 7 calendar days notice to the City's Contractor to receive this service.

Click for detailed information on Bulky Item Pick-up and to schedule a pick up date


Two blue boxes containing items that are recyclable.


Participation in the Blue Box Recycling Program is offered to all Brantford residents, including those in apartment buildings. Residents are encouraged to use the "2 SORT" recycling method.

Problems with your recycling collection please contact HGC Management at 519-754-0121.

Click for more information on our "2 Sort" recycling method

Mohawk Street Sanitary Landfill Site

Mohawk Street Landfill Site sign


Residents of the City of Brantford are encouraged to use the Mohawk Street Landfill Site to dispose of any waste that is not accepted in the weekly Solid Waste Collection Program.

Click for more information on the Mohawk Street Sanitary Landfill Site

Household Hazardous Wastes, Electronics and Tires

Household Hazardous Wastes: Propane, Paints, Aerosols


Hazardous Wastes (HHW's) are items that pose a health hazard if not disposed of safely. These wastes should not be thrown away with your regular garbage or poured down the drain.  Household Hazardous Waste Days take place at the Mohawk Street Landfill Site. 

Click for a list of all HHW's accepted materials and event days.


Earth Machine Compost Bin


Composters are available at the Mohawk Street Landfill Site, Monday to Saturday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.  Cost is $20 per unit and available to Brantford residents only. 

 For additional information on composters and composting tips click here.

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