Waste Management

In the Municipality of Shelburne waste is collected on a bi-weekly collection schedule. On your regularly scheduled garbage day you can place blue bags/recyclables, clear bags/regular waste and your green cart/compost at curbside by 7 am for collection. Cardboard can be bundled for collection. All waste is collected in accordance with the Municipality's Solid Waste Management By-Law S-200 which, provides for the proper separation, storage, placement for pick-up, collection and disposal of all types of solid waste resources in the Municipality of the District of Shelburne.

Special Collections

  • Christmas Tree Collection - January 11 - 21, 2021
  • Spring Metal Collection - April 13 - 23, 2021
  • Fall Metal Collection - October 12 - 22, 2021

Items Permitted for Metal Collections:

  • Scrap metal
  • small metal appliance
  • barbeques
  • freezers
  • emptied oil barrels
  • baseboard heaters
  • refrigerators
  • air conditioners
  • lawn mowers
  • bicycles
  • and any other type of metal.

Items Not Permitted during Metal Collections:

  • household waste
  • recyclable material
  • bulkly waste items
  • tires
  • paint
  • petroleum products
  • hazardous waste
  • car parts
  • construction & demolition debris
  • wood & wooden furniture

Items must not weigh more than 70 kgs or be longer than 3 meters. All special collection items will be collected on the same day as regular waste and must be put out for pick-up not later than 7:00 a.m. on Collection Day


Ryan Jamieson
Waste Diversion Officer
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