COVID-19 CLOSURE: Bag Tags will not be available to purchase at The Municipal Administration Centre, Kincardine Waste Management Centre or Underwood Municipal Satellite Office at the moment. Please see other locations below where bag tags can be purchased. 

Please be advised that as per By-lay NO. 2020-131 as of January 1st 2021 the only valid bag tags will be the red/blue square municipal tags. Bags tagged with any other type of tag will not be picked up (this includes the yellow strip tags). Thank you for you co operation.

 All residential and commercial properties within The Municipality of Kincardine are required to purchase and place a Bag Tag on every bag of garbage placed at the curb for collection. 

All household garbage should be at the curbside by 8:00 a.m. Garbage must be protected from rodents, animals, insects and birds. The municipality is not responsible for garbage not placed in a proper container. 

Bag Tags cost $2.50 and can be purchased at the Municipal Administration Centre (closed as a result of COVID-19), the Kincardine Waste Management Centre (closed as a result of COVID-19) or the following locations: 

The Town of Kincardine:  

  • Circle K (cash only) 
  • Canadian Tire Gas Bar (cash or debit)
  • No Frills (cash, debit, or credit card)
  • Hi-Way Variety (cash only)
  • ESSO- Lake Mart (cash only)
  • Kwik K Variety and Bakery (cash only)
  • Sobey's (cash, debit, or credit card)


  • Kwik Way (cash or debit)


  • Municipal Satellite Office (closed as a result of COVID-19)
  • Lake Huron Rod and Gun (closed as a result of COVID-19)


  • Paisley Fresh Mart (cash or debit)