Garbage Collection

Leaf and Yard Waste

During the COVID-19 pandemic, a separate truck may be dispatched to collect leaf and yard trimmings following regularly scheduled collection days. Please leave your Leaf and Yard Waste at the roadside and it will be picked up as soon as possible.

Effective Saturday, May 23, 2020, the City of Greater Sudbury will reopen the Household Hazardous Waste Depot to residents. 
 
The Depot will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the following Saturdays: May 23; May 30; June 13; July 11; August 8; September 5, 12, 19, 26; October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; November 14 and December 12, 2020.
 
In order to maintain physical distancing, residents will be asked to remain in their vehicles as the site attendants remove the hazardous waste from their vehicles. Please ensure that all hazardous waste is delivered in sealed and labelled containers. 

Effective Friday, May 15, 2020, the City of Greater Sudbury will reopen landfill sites to the public.

The Sudbury, Azilda and Hanmer landfills will be open Monday to Friday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The sites are closed on certain statutory holidays, such as Victoria Day, Monday, May 18. 

The Walden Small Vehicle Transfer Station will be open Monday to Friday, from noon to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The site is closed on certain statutory holidays, such as Victoria Day, Monday, May 18.  

In order to maintain physical distancing, only four to six vehicles will be permitted onsite at a time. Residents should be prepared for longer than usual wait times at all sites. The City has set up a live camera at the Sudbury landfill site so that residents can see how busy it is before they make the trip. Check out the live feed at www.greatersudbury.ca/landfill-livestream.

Landfill LivestreamPayment by debit or credit card is preferred.

The temporary four-bag garbage bag limit will remain in effect for the time being.  

The Recycling Centre front counter and the Household Hazardous Waste Depot remain closed to the public. Residents will be notified when these facilities re-open.  

Garbage Collection

Garbage bag limit changed to 4 bags per week temporarily.

Confused about what belongs in the garbage, recycling or green cart? Check out our Waste Wise tool – it will help you put it where it belongs! 

Learn what to do with furniture and large appliances.

Find out what to do with electronic waste.

Collection services

  • The City of Greater Sudbury collects roadside garbage for homes or residential buildings with six units or less. 
  • We do not collect garbage for industrial, commercial or institutional sector businesses that produce large quantities of garbage.  Please contact a private waste collection company. 
  • If you are a non-residential unit (hair salon, church, small store etc.) that produces less than three bags of garbage per week check out our Yellow Bag Program.
  • We only collect garbage from multi-unit residences if there is an agreement in place and an annual fee is paid.