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Sarnia Garbage Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the Sarnia garbage pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Sarnia is in Ontario with Kitchener and Guelph to the northeast, Cleveland to the southeast, Windsor to the southwest, London and Hamilton to the east, Flint to the west.

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.

Sarnia Garbage Collection Calendar 2024

For normal garbage collections schedules, visit https://www.sarnia.ca/living-here/garbage-and-recycling/recycle-coach-waste-wizard/

Garbage Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

There’s no waste collection on Christmas and New Year’s Day.

For more information check the Recycle Coach app or website widget.

Sarnia Garbage Collection Map

Sarnia Garbage Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.sarnia.ca/large-item-collection/ for find the collection day for your bulk waste.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

• Air conditioners – purged & tagged by a refrigeration company
• Stoves
• Refrigerators & freezers must be purged of freon, have doors removed, and tagged by a refrigeration company
• Barbecues – no propane tanks
• Mattresses
• Carpet must be rolled and tied, up to 4 feet in length
For more acceptable large items, visit sarnia.ca or check the Recycle Coach app.

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

-Cardboard boxes used as garbage containers, commercial/ industrial-sized items, auto parts, construction materials such as toilets, sinks, vanities, windows, drywall, lumber, ceramic tile, broken concrete, asphalt, doors, etc., are not collected.
-Contact Transco Recycling 519-332-4045, Waste Depot 519-333-8252, or Curran Recycling 519-332-0849 for drop-off locations and hours of operation.

  • Ammunition
  • TVs
  • microwaves
  • small kitchen appliances are not collected
  • Household Hazardous 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 Sarnia and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.sarnia.ca/living-here/garbage-and-recycling/recycling-guidelines/

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Sarnia?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.sarnia.ca/large-item-collection/

What day is garbage pickup?

To find garbage pickup on your street visit: https://www.sarnia.ca/living-here/garbage-and-recycling/recycle-coach-waste-wizard/

What time does garbage collection start?

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

How can I contact the Sarnia Public Works Department?

-Yard waste, brush, or garbage questions call:
Marcotte Disposal 519-339-9988
-Recycle questions call:
Emterra Environmental 1-866-628-0735
-Household hazardous waste questions call:
The County of Lambton 519-845-0801

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Sarnia garbage pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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