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)