Garbage and Recycling



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.

Whitby Compost Giveaway Event

Calling all gardeners for Compost Day! On Saturday May 7, 2016 residents are invited to the Whitby Operations Centre (333 McKinney Dr.) between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to noon to get free compost for their gardens. 

There is a four (4) container limit per resident (while quantities last). Containers can be approximately the size of your blue box. Residents are reminded to bring their own containers and shovels. Blue boxes and green bins will also be available for sale (cash only). Damaged blue boxes or green bin can also be exchanged for new containers at this event at no cost. Residents are asked to bring a donation of a non-perishable food item for the local food bank.

Find Your Garbage Day - Get Reminders

 Visit our Garbage and Recycling Schedule page to find out when your garbage day is.  Sign up for free automated waste collection reminders (sent via email, digital calendar, text or telephone message) and never miss another garbage day! 

Not Sure Where it Goes? Ask the Waste Wizard

Use Whitby's Waste Wizard directory to look up items and find out how and where to dispose or recycle them. 

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