Leaf and Yard Waste

Upcoming Collection: Monday, May 4, 2020 

Due to the closure of the Sturgeon falls Landfill and in response to community needs, the Leaf and Yard Waste Collection has been reinstated and moved up to May 4th, 2020. 

The collection will take place in the urban areas of Sturgeon Falls, Cache Bay and Springer.

Yard waste includes leaves, grass clippings, small branches (no longer than 2 feet in length), brush and other organic material.

We thank you for your understanding.

For ongoing Municipal Updates, visit westnipissing.ca/COVID19.



Leaf and Yard Waste Collection 

Residents within the urban area of Cache Bay, Springer and Sturgeon falls receive curbside leaf and yard waste pick up on the first double digit Monday of the month from April until November.

Note: Due to COVID-19 2020 Pickup Dates are TBD 

Place materials in paper yard waste bags, or in an open top container with handles.
Garbage bags and plastic bags will not be accepted.
Leaf and yard waste mixed with other garbage will not be collected.

You may also bring these items to the Landfill.
(Sturgeon Falls Landfill will reopen on Monday, May 11th). 

Accepted material 

  • Leaves
  • Grass clippings
  • Tree & hedge trimmings, pine cones, weeds, plants, etc.
  • Fallen fruit & nuts from trees
  • Straw, corn stalks, pumpkin
  • Branches shorter than 2 feet in length (placed in yard waste bags or tied/bundled)

Not accepted 

  • Rocks, soil, sod
  • Stumps, trunks, logs
  • Branches larger than 2 feet in length
  • Driveway sweepings
  • Flower pots, plastic bags
  • Kitchen scraps
  • Applicances or other recyclable material 
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