The Town of Whitby is responsible for collecting the green bin (organic) waste.
- Green bin (organic) waste is collected weekly on your regular collection day.
- Make sure your green bin is at the curb before 7:00 a.m. on your collection day.
- Place green bins and residual garbage out together on the same side of your driveway for collection.
For information on what you can and cannot place in your green bin, as well as some handy tips for using your green bin, please review the Green Bin Collection Information.
To find out when your green bin collection day is, please check the area map or use our Waste Collection Day Online Look-up Tool.
To find out about holiday schedule changes that may affect your green bin collection day, please view the Public Notices.
Green Bin Liners
All green bin waste must be contained in a certified compostable bag or an acceptable green bin liner, e.g., kraft paper bag, certified 100% compostable bag (must have logo).
To find out about acceptable green bin liners, please review the Green Bin Liners.
Organic well wrapped in newspaper will also be accepted.
If you are a new resident in Whitby or need a replacement green bin, please contact:
Durham Region Waste Management Centre
4600 Garrard Road
Whitby, ON L1N 6A3
Toll free: 1.800.667.5671
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday
Note: If you are requesting a replacement green bin, please bring your damaged green bin to this location for exchange. Replacements are free.
Backyard composting is an easy and inexpensive way to provide essential nutrients for your lawn and garden. Reduce your household waste and feed your garden at the same time! Composters are available for sale at the Durham Region Waste Management Centre in Whitby at the address shown above.