The Town of Whitby provides curbside residential waste collection services to Whitby residents. This includes residual garbage, green bin organics, yard waste, and a special collection program for metals, tires, and other bulky items. The Region of Durham provides blue box recycling collection service.
Get the Waste Buddy for Garbage Day Reminders!
Residents can now sign up for free, automated waste collection reminders sent via email, digital calendar, text or telephone message. Visit our Garbage and Recycling Schedule page to sign up today!
Compost Giveaway Event - Saturday May 2
Get your free compost Saturday May 2, at Whitby's Operations Centre, 333 McKinney Drive, 8:00 a.m. - noon. There is a four (4) container limit per household (while quantities last). Bring your shovels and a non-perishable food item for the local Salvation Army food drive.
2014/15 Waste Collection Calendar
Waste Collection Calendar - (July 2014-June 2015)
Who Does What?
Note: The blue box recycling program is not provided by the Town of Whitby. Details on this service are provided to the residents of and businesses in Whitby for information purposes only. Inquiries about this service should be directed to the Region of Durham.
Whitby has consistently achieved the highest waste diversion rates in the Region of Durham. Over the last four years , Whitby has been recognized by the Recycling Council of Ontario for its waste diversion program and its achievement. Keep up the great work Whitby!
Waste Reduction Week 2014 Poster Contest Winners
Thank you to all students and teachers that participated in the poster contest. Five winning posters were selected. Congratulations to the finalists. Click here to see the Winning Posters.
Public Notices and Special Events
To find out about special waste management events, please check the Events Calendar.
Please consult the following web sites for a complete list of accepted materials for re-use: