Leaf and Yard Waste Collection Runs May 31st to June 10

Spring Leaf and Yard Waste
Collection of Leaf and Yard Waste

THUNDER BAY – LIVING – Curbside collection of leaf and yard waste is taking place between May 31 – June 10, on your regular recycling day.

 Only Kraft (paper bags) will be accepted for leaf and yard waste. Bags are available at most hardware and grocery stores. Each filled bag must weigh less than 18 kg (40 lbs.).

Branches and brush may also be left at the curb for collection. Bundles of branches must be less than one metre (39 inches) long and no more than 61 cm or (24 inches) in diameter, tied using string or rope.

There is no limit on the number of bags for leaf and yard waste collection. Residents are reminded to place the waste at the curb on their regular recycling day, as indicated on their waste collection calendars, before 7 am. Grass clippings will not be accepted.

AREA / ZONE *REVISED* Leaf & Yard Waste

Collection Day

Area 1, Zone 1 Tuesday, May 31
Area 1, Zone 2 Tuesday, June 7
Area 2, Zone 1 Wednesday, June 1
Area 2, Zone 2 Wednesday, June 8
Area 3, Zone 1 Thursday, June 2
Area 3, Zone 2 Thursday, June 9
Area 4, Zone 1 Friday, June 3
Area 4, Zone 2 Friday, June 10

The city says the curbside leaf and yard waste collection was delayed this year due to the late arrival of spring.