Waste Collection

In the Municipality of Shelburne waste is collected on a bi-weekly collection schedule. On your regularly scheduled garbage day you can place blue bags/recyclables, clear bags/regular waste, bukly items and your green cart/compost at curbside by 7 am for collection. Cardboard can be bundled for collection. 

The Municipality offers seasonal special waste collections for metal items and Christmas trees. There are also a number of additional services available to ensure residents have facilities to dispose of all their waste in accordance with the Municipality’s Solid Waste Management By-Law  which, provides for the proper separation, storage, placement for pick-up, collection and disposal of all types of solid waste resources in the Municipality of the District of Shelburne.

2024 Waste Collection Schedule & Sorting Guide

Special Collections

  • Spring Metal Collection – April 111th 2024
  • Fall Metal Collection – October 8th to 18th, 2024

Items Permitted for Metal Collections:

  • Scrap metal
  • small metal appliance
  • barbeques
  • emptied oil barrels
  • baseboard heaters
  • lawn mowers
  • bicycles
  • and any other type of metal.

Items Not Permitted during Metal Collections:

  • household waste
  • recyclable material
  • bulkly waste items
  • tires
  • paint
  • petroleum products
  • hazardous waste
  • car parts
  • construction & demolition debris
  • wood & wooden furniture

Items must not weigh more than 70 kgs or be longer than 3 meters. All special collection items will be collected on the same day as regular waste and must be put out for pick-up not later than 7:00 a.m. on Collection Day.