COVID-19 CLOSURE:  Due to the Grey Bruce Health Unit declaration of Critical Threshold, all Municipality of Kincardine facilities, including the Waste Management Centre, will be CLOSED to the public until April 19, 2021 at the earliest.  Regularly scheduled curbside garbage/recycle pick-up will continue during the closure.

Due to the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic and for the safety of the general public and staff we are asking residents to use our curb side pick-up for all tagged garbage and recycling and to limit visits to the Waste Management site. At this time, we will not be accepting any curbside recycling or garbage. Kincardine Waste Management Centre and Landfill is open at regular hours of operation: Monday-Friday 9:00am-3:00pm, Saturday 8:00am-Noon.

The following procedures will be in place to access KWMC&L:

1. The Bruce Township landfill will remain closed until further notice.
2. The KWMC will be open to the public on Monday-Friday from 9:00am-3:00pm and on Saturdays from 8:00am-12:00pm
3. Curbside garbage and recycling collection items will not be permitted at the KWMC. Residents are strongly encouraged to continue to use curbside services.
4. Cardboard and Film Plastics bins are available at the Bruce Avenue Cardboard Depot and Carboard bins are also available at the Tiverton Library. Residents are strongly encouraged to use these depots for disposal whenever possible
5. Staff have the right to deny access to the KWMC for vehicles who:
        a. Are disposing of curbside garbage and recycling collection items only
        b. Are disposing of cardboard or film plastics
6. The Reuse building at the KWMC will remain closed until further notice
7. Those allowed entrance to the KWMC MUST still practice physical distancing of 2m. Signage will be posted at all drop off areas on site
8. Debit and Credit Card payments are recommended and preferred
9. The Municipality of Kincardine will continue to offer bag tag deliveries for online bag tag orders

The Municipality's garbage and bluebox recycling collection services have been contracted to Bruce Area Solid Waste Recycling. If there are any concerns, please contact Bruce Area Solid Waste Recycling at 1-800-794-9770 or View the interactive maps to see which is your collection day

Curbside Collection Info:

Residents are required to have garbage at the curbside by 8:00 am. 

Garbage will be picked up on all statutory holidays, except for Christmas Day and New Year's Day. During a week that contains a statutory holiday, please place your garbage at the curbside by 8:00 a.m. on your normally scheduled collection day. The time of your collection may change, but the day will not change except for Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

All household garbage must be:

  • At the curbside by 8 a.m.
  • In acceptable containers
  • Maximum weight per bag is 11kg. (25lbs) per bag
  • Visible to drivers; not hidden behind a vehicle, snow bank or other obstruction
  • Must contain household garbage only; free of hazardous or construction waste
  • Have a bag tag affixed to each bag that is visible


Visit the Municipality of Kincardine's Collection Schedule

Please note that drivers will not return to pick up missed garbage.