Green Bin

How to get a green bin at your new house

Green bins should stay with the house when people move.  If you have just moved into a new home and need to get a green bin, call 905-546-2489 for a service number.  Service request numbers are provided Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.  Once you have a service number, green bins can be picked up from one of the Community Recycling Centres. You must bring your service number with you in order to pick up your green bin. 

You can pick up your new green bin during the following schedule:

Community Recycling Centres Schedule

27 Olympic Drive, Dundas

460 Kenora Ave. East, Hamilton 

37 Kilbride Road, Hamilton

Tuesday to Saturday

10 am to 6 pm

Damaged or broken green bins

Gentle handling of your green bin will help it last longer. If your green bin gets damaged or cracks under normal use, call us at 905-546-2489 to get a service number and arrange for a replacement.  Service request numbers are provided Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.  Once you have a service number, green bins can be picked up from a Community Recycling Centre. You must bring your service number with you in order to pick up your green bin. You must bring your broken bin before receiving a replacement. A fee may apply.

Lost or stolen green bins

Write your address on your green bin when you receive it. This will help keep track of it. The City of Hamilton is not responsible for lost or stolen green bins.

Buying a new green bin

The City supplies one green bin per household. You can buy a new green bin for $25 + HST. Call 905-546-2489 for details.

Replacement mini bins

The City does not replace mini bins.