Guidelines and Schedule
- 2023 Garbage and Recycling Calendar
- 2023 Garbage and Recycling Collection Schedule One Page
- Acceptable Blue Box Recyclable Items
- 2023 Acceptable Garbage Bags at the Curb
- 2023 Disposal Drop Off Site Notice
The Public Works Yard located at 665 Charles Street accepts residential brush, leaf and yard waste, Electronic waste, scrap metal and white bulk styrofoam.
This service is provided free of charge to Town residents only. Please bring proof of residency. Business and contractor material will not be accepted. The Public Works Yard is accessible for disposal drop offs via the James A. Brennan Rd entrance.
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 613-382-2149 Ext 1613
Important: Before bringing an old fridge, freezer, dehumidifier, etc. that contains a refrigerant, the refrigerant/Freon must be removed by a certified professional and tagged. Items not tagged will not be accepted.
Lumber is no longer accepted in the brush pile.
Hours of Operation:
Winter Schedule: November 27, 2022 to April 30, 2023
|First Wednesday of each month||8:00am – 12:00 noon|
|Last Saturday of each month||8:00am – 12:00 noon|
|December 7||December 31|
|January 4||January 28|
|February 1||February 25|
|March 1||March 25|
|April 5||April 29|
Spring/Summer/Fall Schedule: May 3, 2023 to November 25, 2023
|Wednesdays||8:00am – 12:00 noon|
|Saturdays||8:00am – 12:00 noon|
Please note that The Town of Gananoque does not have a landfill site. Unwanted items will be accepted from residents of Gananoque at the following:
Waste Connections of Canada - Kingston
62 St. Remy Place
613-549-7401 ext. 252
Charges will apply.
Garbage Bag Tags
Each garbage bag to be collected must have a bag tag on it. Tags cost $2.50 each and can be purchased at any of the following locations:
- Town Hall – 30 King Street E. (only debit or cheque accepted)
- Metro – 333 King Street E.
- Home Hardware – 875 Stone Street N.
- Shoppers Convenience – 400 King Street W.
- Whites Grocery – 91 Stone Street
Electronic Waste Recycling Program
The Town of Gananoque initiated their Electronic Waste Recycling Program in January 2011. Reports indicate that more than 50 million tonnes of e-waste globally is discarded each year with only 17% of it being recycled. Residents are encouraged to drop off their accepted e-waste items at no cost (see list here for accepted material) at the Public Works yard by accessing the site at the end of James A. Brennan Road during the following days from 8:00am – 12:00pm (except for Holidays):
Hours of Operation:
Winter Schedule: December to April
First Wednesday of each month 8:00am – 12:00 noon
Last Saturday of each month 8:00am – 12:00 noon
OPEN on Saturday, December 31, 2022 8:00am – 12:00 noon
Spring/Summer/Fall Schedule: May to November
Wednesdays 8:00am – 12:00 noon
Saturdays 8:00am – 12:00 noon
Household Hazardous Waste Disposal
Household Hazardous Waste material such as oil, gas, paint, cleaners, pesticides, herbicides, fluorescent light bulbs, etc is not accepted in regular waste disposal. Hazardous Waste must be disposed of properly at special events throughout the summer. The United Counties of Leeds and Grenville holds special hazardous waste disposal events throughout the summer. The United Counties of Leeds and Grenville holds hazardous waste disposal events in July, August and September.
Town of Gananoque Residents can dispose of their hazardous waste free of charge.
The 2023 schedule will be posted as it becomes available in the spring. It can be accessed by visiting the United Counties of Leeds & Grenville website: www.leedsgrenville.com/en/government/household-hazardous-waste.
For more information regarding garbage and recycling please contact email@example.com or call 613-382-2149 Ext 1613.