Garbage & Bulk Items

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The Hamilton Fire Department would like to know how residents feel about the services we are providing. Your responses will help identify what is important to you, where we are performing well and areas where we can improve.

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Le Service des incendies souhaite que les résidents donnent leur avis sur les services offerts.  Vos réponses nous aideront à identifier ce qui est important pour vous, ce que nous faisons bien et ce que nous devons améliorer.

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Service at a Glance

Garbage Tips
  • Do you have extra garbage that you need to throw out?
  • Did you get an Oops! Sticker on your trash?
  • Are you currently in a situation where you have more than one bag of garbage every week?
When's your next collection day?
  • Search for your collection schedule
  • View the holiday schedule
  • Download the City's free waste app
Not sure where to put that toothbrush?
  • Search for any waste item and learn where it goes
  • Download the City's free waste app
Are you wondering what to do with your old couch?

The City picks up big household items like couches, tables, and mattresses on a call-in basis.

You must call at least one week before you want your bulk garbage picked up.

Do you know what the City considers “bulk items”?

There is a long list of bulk items that you can have picked up at the curb such as:

  • Carpet
  • Mattresses
  • Pool liners
  • Vacuums
  • Water coolers