Northumberland County provides weekly curbside pickup of household recycling and garbage. There is no charge for recycling, but limits and fees are in place for garbage collection.

To learn more about garbage and recycling collection, please go to the Northumberland County Garbage and Recycling web page.

Where to throw things out

Type the waste item name into the Waste Wizard to find out how you can dispose of it correctly.

Buy Garbage Tags

Each bag of garbage must have a tag on it. Tags cost $3.75 each. Sellers may charge a handling fee of no more than 10% 

You can buy garbage tags at any location below:

Township of Alnwick/Haldimand

  • Alnwick/Haldimand Municipal Office, 10836 County Road 2, Grafton
  • Grafton Variety, 10861 County Road 2
  • Material Recovery Facility, 280 Edwardson Road, Grafton (Debit or credit only)
  • The Red Barn, 103 Lonsberry road, Roseneath
  • Roseneath Public Library Branch, 9059 County Road 45, Roseneath (Cash only)

Municipality of Brighton

  • Barratt's Office Pro, 36 Main Street
  • Brighton Community Recycling Centre, 1112 County Road 26
  • Brighton Municipal Office, 35 Alice Street
  • Dollar Choice, 19 Main Street
  • Main St. Variety, 77 Main Street
  • Mike and Lori's No Frills, 155 Elizabeth Street
  • Mobil, 157 Elizabeth Street
  • Mr. Convenience, 64 Elizabeth Street
  • Presqu'ile One Stop, 87 Ontario Street

Town of Cobourg

  • Northumberland County, 555 Courthouse Road
  • Cobourg Town Hall, 55 King Street West
  • Campbell's Convenience, 422 King Street West
  • Convenience K, 275 University Avenue West
  • David's No Frills, Midtown Mall
  • Elgin Variety, 336 Elgin Street East
  • Fisher's Foodland, 990 Division Street
  • Metro, Northumberland Mall
  • Petro Canada, 1030 Division Street
  • Shopper's Drug Mart, 270 Spring Street (off King Street)
  • The ReStore, 764 Division Street
  • Westwood Convenience, 443 King Street East
  • Yonge's Convenience, 443 King Street East
  • York Super IDA, 500 Division Street

Township of Cramahe

  • Cramahe Municipal Office, 1 Toronto Street
  • Castleton General Store, 1768 Percy Street
  • Esso, 109 King Street East, Colborne
  • Ultramar, 301 Big Apple Drive, Colborne
  • Mr. Convenience, 16 Toronto Road, Colborne

Township of Hamilton

  • Bewdley Community Recycling Centre, 7650 County Road 9
  • Township of Hamilton Municipal Office, 8282 Majestic Hills Drive
  • Baltimore Gas Bar, 4723 County Road 45
  • Clark's Dale Road Variety, 6117 Harwood Road
  • Lakeside Supermarket, 5082 Rice Lake Drive North, Bewdley
  • Mr. Convenience, 4765 County Road 45, Baltimore

Municipality of Port Hope

  • Davis' Your Independent Grocer, 20 Jocelyn Street (off Toronto Road)
  • Giant Tiger, 145 Peter Street
  • Gilmer's Home Hardware, 177 Toronto Road
  • Pharma Plus, 60 Ontario Street
  • Port Hope Municipal Office, 56 Queen Street

Municipality of Trent Hills

  • B & C Variety, 15 Bridge Street West, Campbellford
  • Hastings C-Store, 30 Bridge Street North, Hastings
  • Hastings Home Hardware, 13 Front Street, Hastings
  • Seymour Community Recycling Centre, 344 5th Line West
  • Sharpe's IGA, 85 Front Street, Campbellford
  • Todd's Valu Mart, 52 Bridge Street, Hastings
  • Trent Hills Municipal Office, 66 Front Street, Campbellford