Garbage and Recycling
View the Residential Waste Collection Calendar.
Durham Region Waste Management Contact Information:
Phone: 1-800-667-5671 or 905-579-5264
Additional garbage tags may be purchased at the Municipal Administration Building for $2.50 per tag.
Are you a New Resident
View the online form to receive a new resident kit
Services on Thorah Island
Sunday is the regular waste collection day for Thorah Island residents. Residential waste must be set out at the end of your laneway by 5:00 p.m. on the day of collection. Please see the Thorah Island Waste Collection Schedule 2018 (pdf). These services will commence Sunday May 6, 2018.
|Frequency||Seasonal Waste Collection Services|
|Weekly||Blue Box recycling collection|
|Weekly||Green Bin organics collection|
|Bi-weekly||Garbage collection with a 4 bag limit (Garbage Bag Tags over limit – fees apply)|
Note: On long weekends (Victoria Day, Civic Holiday, Labour Day and thanksgiving Day) your waste collection will move to the Monday evening. All waste materials must be set out by 5 p.m. to ensure they are collected.
Electronics, Household Hazardous Waste, Expanded Polystyrene and Tires: Deliver to the Regional Waste Management Facility located on Brock Sideroad 17 during regular business hours Tuesdays to Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Closed Sundays, Mondays and holidays). There is no charge for electronics, household hazardous waste, expanded polystyrene and tires delivered separately from other waste.
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