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Waste Management

Garbage Collection

Clear Waste Disposal Bags only (Frequently Asked Questions) .

  • Untagged garbage will not be collected.
  • All residents/property owners shall be required to place garbage in clear garbage bags no larger than 26" x 36". Each clear garbage bag shall have an approved waste sticker securely and visibly attached to the top of the bag. Residents/property owners may place one opaque or solid coloured privacy bag no larger than 20" x 22" in the clear garbage bag that has an approved sticker. Residents/property owners may use a vermin proof container no larger that 18 imperial gallons. All garbage in vernim proof containers must be in clear bags. Each clear bag placed in the vernim proof container shall have an approved sticker. In certain situations or locations, the Town of Goderich may require the use of a vernim proof container by residents/property owners.
  • Garbage bags shall weigh no more than 45 pounds (20kg).
  • Blue box recyclables and compostable yard wastes are not acceptable as regular garbage.
  • Large items (couches, mattresses or appliances) require 2 stickers. White goods (appliances) must be tagged 'freon free' and sofa beds must be tied!
  • No electronic waste (Computers, Fax Machines, etc.)
  • Recycling and Garbage must be curbside by 7:00 a.m. on your designated collection day to guarantee pick-up.
  • The Town of Goderich accepts no responsibility for stickers lost or removed from garbage bags or containers.

Download the Town of Goderich Waste and Recycling Schedule

Garbage Stickers are available at the following locations:

  • Town Hall, 57 West Street (8am - 4pm daily)
  • Pioneer Gas Bar, 79 Victoria Street North (6am - 11pm daily)
  • Bluewater Cleaners, 38 West Street (7am - 6pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 7am - 5:30pm Wednesday & 9am - 5pm Saturday)
  • Mac's #1293 (Winks), 87 Victoria Street South (Open 24/7)
  • Goderich Smoke & Video, 394 Huron Road (6am - 10pm 7 days a week)
  • Suncoast Variety & Video, 80 Suncoast Drive East (7am - 11pm 7days a week)
  • Mac's (Beckers), 50 Victoria Street North (Open 24/7)
  • Denis & Diane's Food Basics, 397 Bayfield Road (9am - 9pm Monday - Friday, 8am - 8pm Saturday & 12pm - 5pm Sunday)
  • Giant Tiger, 82 South Street (8am - 9pm Monday - Friday, 8am - 8pm Saturday & 9am - 5pm Sunday)
  • Canadian Tire Gas Bar, 35430A Huron Road (5:30am- 11pm Monday - Friday, 6am - 11pm Saturday & 7am - 11pm Sunday)
  • Edward Fuels, 35400A Huron Road

Items banned from curbside garbage collection:

  • Recyclables will be collected at curbside by the Bluewater Recycling Association.
  • White goods (appliances) tagged 'freon free' with two stickers can be put out on garbage day to be picked up by town staff.
  • Construction Materials will not be accepted.
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Electronic Waste (computers, TV's, Printers)
  • Yard Waste
  • Tires

Mid-Huron Landfill Site Hour of Operation

Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Saturday 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Phone: 519-482-7668

Note: The last load of waste will be accepted 15 minutes prior to closing.

Current Fee Schedule

Clear Waste Disposal Bags Only!