Solid Waste & Recycling

Solid waste & recycling pickup times:

Please note that solid waste and recycling pick up times can change from time to time, due to weather, route changes, etc.  Solid waste and recycling must be curbside by 7:30 a.m. to ensure that it will be picked up.  

Special Dates:
  • 2019 Household Hazardous Waste Day –  See Calendar Here

  • 2019 Yard Waste Pick-up Days (Paper leaf bags):  May 15, 2019 & November 13 & 14, 2019

  • 2019 Village Clean-up Day: May 11, 2019

Garbage Bags & Tags:
  •  Westport Garbage Tags - $2.50/ea and are available for purchase at the following locations: 

Kudrinko’s Country Grocer – 22 Main Street, Lower Mountain Mercantile – 20 Main Street, Westport Home Hardware – 4 Church Street or Town Hall – 30 Bedford Street. Bag Tags to be used on a clear garbage bag.

  •  Westport Garbage Bags (small) - $1.00/ea and are available for purchase at Town Hall.

Garbage & Recycling:
  • Changes to Recycling: Only glass must be sorted separately. Plastics and cans can go in the same bin.

  • Expired medications and sharps (needles) should be returned to the pharmacy for disposal.  Never put sharps/glass/knives loose in a garbage bag – they can cause injury to handlers!

2019-Solid Waste and Recycling Calendar and Program

Schedule changes effective September 4, 2019. Garbage and recyclables will be picked up on WEDNESDAYS.

Garbage and Recyclables must be on the curb by 7:30 a.m. on Wednesdays.


Only garbage in a “WESTPORT” bag will be picked up.

Please Note:

  • If either curbside solid waste or recyclables are found to be non-compliant, the material will be left at the curb with a sticker attached, identifying the reason for non-compliance.

  • Garbage containing recycling or hazardous materials will be left at the curb.

  • Residents that choose to utilize the Portland Transfer Station directly will pay by weight for disposal.  The current rate is $220/ton with a $10.00 minimum charge.  This rate applies to both waste and/or brush.  Scrap steel is free.  Debit/credit card/cash are accepted at the Portland Landfill Site.

  • Portland Transfer Station Hours: Wednesday & Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Portland Transfer Station: 4427H Old Kingston Road, Portland.

  • Tipping Fees as above.

For further information, please contact Town Hall: 613-273-2191

Contact Us

Tel: 1-613-273-2191



30 Bedford Street, P.O. Box 68

Westport, Ontario, Canada

K0G 1X0