Garbage, Recycling & Composting

Posted Monday August 8th, 2022

Possible Delay in Curbside Pick-Up 

There may be a delay in curbside garbage and recycling pick-up. Please continue to put your curbside material out on your regular collection day. 
Thank you for your cooperation.

Waste Collection Calendar

For all of the information on waste collection requirements, recycle and reuse partners, transfer station contact, municipal compost/ leaf & yard waste site hours and fees, and backyard composting:   

Click here to view/download a PDF version of the 2022 Waste Collection Calendar. 

Municipal Household Hazardous Waste Event

The 2022 Municipal Household Hazardous Waste Event for City of Brockville Residents will take place on Saturday, August 27th, 2022 from 8:00am to 2:00pm on Crocker Crescent in the City of Brockville.

This event is for residents to drop off free-of-charge any hazardous materials and products generated from your individual household. Proof of residency may be required. Please follow the signage on event day to ensure a safe and efficient flow of traffic.

More information can be found on page 12 of the 2022 Waste Collection Calendar.

Free Drop Off  Saturday, August 27th 8 am - 2 pm on Crocker Crescent - Identification may be requested.

Accepted Materials

  • Aerosols
  • Bleaches
  • Cleaners
  • Thinners
  • Batteries/Car batteries
  • Adhesive
  • Waste Oil Filters
  • Fluorescent Light Tubes
  • Antifreeze
  • Solvents
  • Pesticides and Pesticides
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Fertilizers
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Automotive Lubricants
  • Propane Cylinders
  • Paints, stains, and Coatings
  • Acidic and Basic Corrosive
  • Petroleum

Unaccepted Materials

x No ammunition products

x No radioactive items

x No items containing PCBS’s

x No leaking containers

x No unknown hazardous products are accepted

x No containers greater than 23 litres/5 gallon pail

x No industrial, commercial, institutional items

Contact the Solid Waste Officer

613-342-8772 ext. 3220

Compost Site 

The Compost Site at Gord Watts Municipal Centre is now open for the summer and fall season. Please review the Waste Collection Calendar & Information Guide for hours of operation and more information. Please note that the City of Brockville does not provide Leaf and Yard Waste collection.


Monday to Friday- 2:00pm to 7:00pm
Saturdays: 10:00AM to 3:00pm

*Hours change throughout the open season.

Located at the Gord Watts Municipal Centre
251 North Augusta Road, Brockville

City of Brockville residents are permitted to take 2 wheelbarrow-sized loads of finished Category AA Compost for FREE per year! Larger loads are available for purchase. For more details contact 613-342-8772 x 3220.

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Solid Waste Contact  Person
613-342-8772 x 3220


Public Notice Regarding Early Waste and Recycling Set-out

Please avoid setting waste out the evening before for the following reasons:

  1. It is in contravention of solid waste
    By-law 93-2012
  2. It may interfere with overnight snow removal operations
  3. It may cause nuisance problems with litter
  4. It may cause hygiene and public safety issues
  5. It is not visually appealing to have waste out longer than needed for collection

Because of these reasons, early set out of waste may result in fines of up to $5000 dollars.  Please do your part to help us keep Brockville clean. Thank you for your cooperation.