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REMINDER: Large Article Collection - Monday May 16th

Posted in the Announcements page on 05/13/2016 15:42:27 on Friday, May 13, 2016.

The large article collection date for the Township of East Zorra-Tavistock is May 16th to 20th. The items must be set out by 7am on Monday May 16th to be collected. While the trucks are collecting all throughout the week, the only way to ensure that your items are collected is to have them out by  onday.

Program Requirements:

  • Set out by 7am on the Monday of your collection week
  • Place no more than one metre from the curb
  • Items must be set out on your property, do not place across the road or in ditches
  • Maximum weight of any item is 45kg (100lbs)
  • Bag tags are not required for large items

Acceptable Materials:

  • Household Furniture including tables and chairs
  • Carpet rolls and under padding (6’ maximum, rolled and bundled)
  • Plastic and non-metal laundry tubs
  • Plumbing fixtures (acrylic tubs/sinks)
  • Pool filters (no sand) and pool covers
  • Water softeners (no salt or contents inside)
  •  Mattresses and box springs

Unacceptable Materials:

  • Regular household garbage and recycling
  • Glass and mirrors
  • Leaf and yard waste
  • Electronics (computers, televisions)
  • Scrap Metal
  • Loose materials in cardboard boxes
  • Tires
  • Constructions, demolition and building materials (concrete, toilets)
  • Freon containing units (fridges, freezers, air conditioners)
  • Hazardous waste (paint, pesticides, propane tanks)
  • Appliances (washers, dryers, stoves)
  • Items that can be broken down and placed in a garbage bag
  • Automotive parts
  • Items piled on trailers or wagons

 If you have a question about an item you want to put out, check the what goes where feature If you have further questions about an item please call our office 519-462-2697.