The Township provides weekly curbside garbage collection, and bi-weekly curbside recycling collection.  

Curbside Garbage Collection

Each week, residents and commercial businesses shall place their garbage at the road for collection. To find out your regular garbage collection day, view the Waste Management Calendar on our Recycle Coach page by clicking the button below.

Recycle Coach Waste Management Calendar


  • Residents may place a maximum of two (2) 82-litre garbage bags/containers per week for collection. If you need to dispose of additional garbage outside of your regular limit, a tag must be purchased for each additional garbage bag. 
  • Exact collection times may change. Please place all items at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on your garbage collection day. 
  • Only regular household garbage will be accepted. No large item pick up is available for curbside pickup. 
  • Leaf and yard waste will not be collected with regular garbage collection. Please visit our Leaf and Yard Waste page for details. 

Garbage Tags

Residents are entitled to a maximum of two (2) 82-litre garbage bags/containers for curbside collection each week. Any additional garbage must have a garbage tag, which can be purchased online or at the following locations:

  • Town Hall: 2 Mille Roches Road, Long Sault
  • Crossroads Convenience: 5185 Highway 138, St. Andrews West
  • Foodland: 11 Thorold Lane, Ingleside

Purchase Garbage Tags

Curbside Recycling Collection

Curbside recycling collection will take place every second week on the same day as your garbage collection. To find your garbage/recycling collection date, view the Waste Management Calendar on our Recycle Coach page.

The Township employs a single-stream recycling program, which means all recyclables are collected in one bin and sorted and processed at the recycling facility. 


  • Residents are not required to sort their recycling in separate containers. All recyclables can be placed in the same bin. 
  • During the winter months, please ensure your recycling is free of snow and ice and visible. 
  • Secure your recyclables to ensure loose paper and light materials remain in recycle bins. 
  • Emptied and dried paint cans can be placed for recycling
  • Garbage and recycling collection begins at 7:00 a.m. on your collection day. Please ensure all items are placed at the curb prior to 7:00 a.m.
  • Flatten cardboard and set beside recycling bin in bundles of no more than 1m x 1m x 30 cm.

Garbage and Recycling Collection on Holidays

If a holiday falls on a Monday, there is no change to garbage and recycling schedules. The Waste Management Calendar on our Recycle Coach page provides detailed information about collection schedules. 

Where to Get a Blue Box or Composter?

You can purchase new recycling bins at the Township Office for $8.50 per bin. 

Backyard composters are also available from the Township Office for $55.