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Waste Management Information

Going GreenRichmond Hill provides weekly curbside collection of recycling (Blue Box) and organics (Green Bin). Garbage is collected every second week and yard waste is collected on scheduled Mondays. Appliances are picked up monthly by appointment. For collection guidelines, York Region Drop-off Depot information or to schedule pickup of a large appliance, please visit the 'Waste Collection' Info section below.

Waste Management Calendar

  • 2014 Waste Management Calendar [PDF]
  • 2015 Waste Management Calendar [PDF]


    Click here for my-waste app details and FREE download My-waste App
    Got a smartphone or tablet? You can now set up regular reminders for garbage, recycling, yard waste collection and more, with Richmond Hill's new my-waste app! For more information and to download the FREE my-waste app, please visit the link below.

  • My-waste App Details and Free Download


  • Waste Collection Info
  • Community Environmental Centres
  • When is your Waste (Garbage, Blue Box, Green Bin) Collected?
  • What Goes Where Guide [PDF]
  • The Bin-dicator - Online Waste Look-up Tool
  • Green Bin Program
  • Blue Box Recycling
  • Garbage Collection
  • Yard Waste Pick-Up
  • Free Monthly Appliance Collection
  • Multi-Residential Buildings
  • Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Product Recycling
  • Home Composting
  • Waste Management Frequently Asked Questions
  • Ontario Deposit Return Program


  • Please remove all decorations and nails. Trees (no taller than 7 feet) should be placed at the curb by 7 a.m. on collection day. Trees frozen into the snow or on top of snow banks will not be collected.

    If you miss either of these collection dates, trees can be dropped off at the Yard Waste Depot located at 1351 Bloomington Road.





    To ensure that your material is not missed, please place garbage, Blue Boxes and Green Bins out for collection by 7 a.m. on your collection day.

    Waste Management By-law
    Under the Town's Waste Management By-law, residents may be fined for noncompliance. For more information about the by-law, please visit the link below (see Section 4.1).
  • Waste Management By-law 159-07 [PDF]


    For more information about the Town's Waste Management Program (garbage, recycling & organics),
    e-mail access@richmondhill.ca or call (905) 771-8800.

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