Garbage Collection

COVID-19 Update – November 2021

The front counter at the Recycling Centre is open Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays from 7 a.m. to noon for the purchase of kitchen collectors and Big Blues.

Blue boxes and green carts are available for home delivery by placing an order through the Waste Wise app, online at or by contacting 311 by phone or Live Web Chat (

The Household Hazardous Waste Depot is open on select Saturdays. This schedule for drop-off days can be accessed through Waste Wise or by contacting 311. The Toxic Taxi will continue to operate for contactless home collection of residential household hazardous waste. To make an appointment, residents can email or call 705-560-9019.

The Reuse Center at the Sudbury Landfill is open on Saturdays. Landfill sites remain open with limited capacity. Residents should be prepared for longer than usual wait times. 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. The live feed is available at

Landfill Livestream


Garbage Collection

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.