Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Blue Box pick up becomes weekly collection for the summer months – beginning May 19. Collection days remain the same.
“We’re excited to bring weekly recycling pickup to the County,” said Rick Clow, General Manager of Quinte Waste Solutions. “Waiting two weeks to put out your recycling can seem like a long time, especially for larger households. We think residents are really going to appreciate having their blue boxes collected every week.”
In October, residents will be mailed a bi-weekly collection schedule that will reflect the change back to bi-weekly pickup in November.
Trucks begin their days at different spots on their collection route, so have your blue box to the curb by 7a.m. on collection day to avoid being missed.
Residential properties – limit of two bags per week
Commercial properties – limit of five bags per week
Garbage pick-up days are as follows:
Hallowell and Sophiasburgh Wards
Picton, South Marysburgh and North Marysburgh Wards
Wellington, Bloomfield, Athol, Hillier and Ameliasburgh (Carrying Place west of County Rd 23) Wards
Ameliasburgh Ward east of County Rd 23
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Great Appliance roundup with Hydro One. They pick up old appliances free of charge. 1-877-797-9473.
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Weekly curbside waste collection is by Waste Management Canada (1-800-267-7874). Bags must be at the curb by 7 a.m. with a $3 bag tag entirely visible and attached to the bag. The maximum weight of each bag must not exceed 40 pounds.
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REMINDER: WELCOME IN BLUE BOXES: Used metal cookware and empty aerosol cans!
Batteries – drop off at:
Picton Home Hardware
Wellington Home Hardware
Aluminum cans (for Habitat for Humanity)
Loyalist Humane Society County Road 4, (Talbot Street), near the intersection of Tripp Road or Habitat for Humanity drop offs at 4 Duncan St., Bloomfield; Bloomfield United Church, 79 Consecon St., Wellington ; Picton Public Library or Picton United Church