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.
Thanksgiving Holiday Waste Collection Schedule
During the week of October 13-17, waste collection service will take place one day after your regular collection. See your Waste Collection Calendar or Online Holiday Collection Schedule for more details.
Waste Reduction Week 2014
This year, Whitby is celebrating Waste Reduction Week with a poster contest for grade 4 and 5 students. For contest details, visit our Whitby Poster Contest
New! Garbage Day Reminder Tool
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!
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!
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: