Large items will be picked up during the first full week of each month. Any material to be collected can only be set out after 6pm the night before collection; or before 7am the day of collection.

Acceptable Large Items

  • Chairs, couches, tables, entertainment centres, mattresses, box springs, bed frames, dressers, etc. Furniture must not be dismantled.
  • Refrigerators, freezers, water coolers, and air conditioners that have had the Freon removed and are tagged by a refrigeration company. Doors and lids must also be removed.
  • Stoves, Washing Machines, Dryers-residential size only
  • Carpet that is cut into sections no longer than 1.2m (3 feet, 11 inches) tied and rolled into bundles not exceeding 22kg (48 pounds). The maximum number of rolls that will be collected during the regular bulk item collection is 10.
  • Clothesline Poles, Basketball Poles/Nets that are cut down to 4′ lengths
  • Lawn Mowers/ Weed Eaters with gas/oil removed
  • Strollers, infant car seats (please note normal automobile seats are not collectible)

Non-Collectible Large Items

  • Building/Construction Materials (all wood/lumber, drywall, plaster, lumber, ceramic tile, toilets, kitchen cabinets,treated wood, wooden pallets, bricks, tubs,vanities, countertops, wood fencing, plywood, cement, shingles, wood decking, sheet metal, cans of sawdust)
  • Electronics (TV’s, stereos, computers, computer screens, microwaves, etc.) (visit
  • Toilets
  • Propane Tanks
  • Car Parts (tires, brakes, rotors, bumpers, seats)
  • Concrete
  • Untagged refrigerators, freezers, water coolers, and air conditioners
  • Hazardous materials (fluorescent bulbs, paint, anti-freeze or coolant, batteries, flammable materials)
  • Junk Items in Boxes
  • Vanities
  • Windows
  • Doors
  • Wood Dog Houses
  • Dehumidifier’s, Full-Size Radiators, Furnaces
  • Umbrella Bases Filled with Sand
  • Industrial washing machine/dryer
  • Picnic Tables
  • Pool Heaters, Liners, Hot Tubs
  • Snowblowers

For more information on non-collectibles visit:

To discard of non-collectibles, please contact Transco Recycling 519-332-4045 or Curran Recycling 519-332-0849 for drop-off locations and times.