Oshawa Garbage Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the Oshawa garbage pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Oshawa is in Ontario, Canada with Clarington to the east, Niagara Falls to the south, Pickering to the west, and Kawartha Lakes to the north.

If there’s a change to your normal garbage collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Oshawa Garbage Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.oshawa.ca/en/home-property/garbage-recycling-and-green-bin.aspx

Garbage Pick Up Holidays

Garbage, green bin, blue box and seasonal yard waste collection do not occur on the following statutory holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Family Day
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday
  • Victoria Day
  • Canada Day
  • Civic Holiday
  • Labour Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Collections that fall on a holiday will be picked-up the next day. Collection will occur one day later for the remainder of the week.

Oshawa Garbage Collection Map

Oshawa Garbage Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.oshawa.ca/en/home-property/large-item-collection.aspx

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • limit of 12 items per collection
  • maximum size of 3 m in length
  • maximum weight of 70 kg
  • bundled items must not exceed 76 cm in length, 36 cm in width, 36 cm in height and be less than 20 kg (44 lbs.)
  • for safety remove all doors from appliances prior to collection
  • scrap metal & large household appliances
  • waste electrical & electronic equipment
  • oversized household items – indoor & outdoor
  • furniture
  • porcelain

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • bags of garbage
  • tires or vehicle parts
  • household hazardous waste such as paint, oil, fertilizers, and pool chemicals
  • demolition and renovation material, including dry wall and wood waste
  • green bin, blue box recycling or yard waste

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Oshawa and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2023

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.oshawa.ca/en/home-property/recycling.aspx

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Oshawa?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.oshawa.ca/en/home-property/large-item-collection.aspx

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.oshawa.ca/en/home-property/collection-schedule.aspx

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 7:00 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Oshawa Customer Service?

Service Oshawa
City of Oshawa, 1st Floor, West Wing, City Hall
50 Centre St. S.
Oshawa, ON L1H 3Z7

Phone: 905-436-3311
Toll-Free: 1-800-667-4292
Fax: 905-436-5642
Email: [email protected]

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