Waste Education

Waste Facilities Educational Videos

Tour the City of Hamilton’s waste facilites and discover what happens after you place your trash, yard waste and recycling out at the curb.

Celebrating Waste & Recycling Workers

Waste & Recycling Workers week recognizes and celebrates all those who work in the waste and recycling industry as front-line responders. The City is proud of the sensational service provided by all Waste Management staff and their hard work is often overlooked. It is the dedication and hard work of staff that drives success in the Waste Management Division and keeps our curbside clean all year round.


Waste Management System

Watch Hamilton's waste management system in action



Tour Hamilton’s only operating landfill

Learn how Hamilton turns landfill gas to energy



Tour Hamilton’s Yard Waste Composting Facility

Tour Hamilton’s Central Composting Facility



Tour Hamilton’s Community Recycling Centre

Learn how Hamilton recycles paper products

Learn how Hamilton recycles containers