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.
Victoria Day Holiday
Due to the Victoria Day Holiday, waste collection services will take place one day after your normal waste collection day. Please refer your waste collection calendar for more information or the Holiday Collection Schedule.
Look for your 2016-2017 Waste Collection Calendar in the mail!
The Waste Calendar has a new look, but your collection day has not changed. If you have not received your calendar by May 25, visit a Town of Whitby facility to pick up your copy or contact the Operations Centre at 905.668.3437.
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.
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!
2015-16 Waste Collection Calendar
NEW!!! Waste Collection Calendar - (July 2015-May 2016)
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: