The City of St. Thomas offers weekly curbside garbage collection to its residents. The City enforces a strict two bag/container limit per week. Residents may place extra bags or containers out for collection as long as the material has a Garbage bag tag affixed to the waste. See below for a list of Bag Tag Vendor Locations. Bag Tags cost $1.75 each.
Please refer to the Collection Routes to determine your correct day. If a holiday falls on your regular collection day, your collection day may be moved to an alternate day, if an alternate collection has been scheduled you will find this information on the Collection Schedule.
Missed Garbage/Blue Box/Compost Pick Up
Call Michelle Shannon, Waste Management Coordinator at 519-631-1680 ext., 4258
Garbage Set Out Requirements
- Garbage must be to curbside by 7:00am on your collection day
- Garbage must be within 1 meter (3 feet) of the travelled portion of the road
- Each bag or container with its contents can not weigh more than 20Kg (45lbs)
- If a reusable container is utilized, the container must be in good repair and have two handles on either side for easy dumping
Unacceptable Materials for Garbage Collection
- Hazardous Waste
- Bio-medical waste
- Combustible or Explosive material
- Automobiles, vehicles or any parts thereof
- Construction debris
- Crates and pallets
- Household furniture
- Scrap metal
- Sharps(syringes, lancets)
Bag Tag Stores in St. Thomas (Cost $1.75 including taxes)
Briwood Farm Market, 1030 Talbot Street
Churchill Variety, Homedale Plaza, 26 Churchill Crescent
Daisy Mart, 100 Wilson Avenue
Dixie Dairy Bar, 51 St. Catharine Street
East End Kwik Way, 1009 Talbot Street
Greenfields Family Market & Video @ 114 Confederation Drive
City Hall - Environmental Services Department, 545 Talbot Street
Moe’s Variety, 800 Talbot Street
Plaza Convenience, 321 Elm Street
- The Corner Store, 138 Alma Street
Waterworks Variety, 7 South Edgeware Road
Wellington Convenience & Video, 69 Wellington Street
Wellington Variety, 352 Wellington Street
|Public Information Centre Notification
|The City of St. Thomas Environmental Services Department will be holding a Public Information Centre (PIC) for the development of two new parking lots on the north side of Centre Street on the former CASO Railway Lands with 21 and 34 spaces, respectively, and a new angled parking area with 10 spaces on the west side of Metcalfe Street, for the specified project limits.
|Construction Advisory Notice - Talbot Street - Princess Avenue/St. Catharine Street to John Street - Revised Traffic Control/Detour Route commencing Wednesday, May 22, 2013
|The City's Contractor is continuing construction on the Moore Street and L&PS Train Station/Rail Corridor capital projects. The balance of construction work on Talbot Street, after the road closure for the placement of the first lift of base course asphalt on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, involves the installation of curb/gutter, sidewalk, paving stones, second lift of base course asphalt, surface course pavement layer, and other miscellaneous surface works.
|Transit Route Change Notice
|Route Change Notice - Fall of 2013
|Construction Advisory Notice - 2013 Road Rehabilitation Program - Talbot Street - First Avenue to former CASO Bridge east of Yarmouth Road
|The City's Contractor is anticipated to commence construction on the above noted project on Monday, May 13, 2013 (weather permitting) with completion by Friday, June 21, 2013.