Garden Recycling Drop-off & Webcam

 Current Hours of Operation

  • Monday / Tuesday / Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday / Thursday: Closed
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sunday / Stat Holidays: Closed

The garden recycling drop-off is located at the Public Works Yard, 1040 McKenzie Avenue year-round.

COVID-19 Precautions

Please be mindful to not arrive prior to opening time, block intersections and congest corridors with your vehicle while waiting to access the drop-off.

  • The Parks and Public Works Yard remains closed to the public and unfortunately, staff are not available to provide assistance.
  • We ask that those visiting the yard and garden waste drop-off remain in their vehicles until they unload.
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What you can and can't drop off

We accept:

  • leaves
  • tree needles/cones
  • grass clippings
  • plants
  • branches (no larger than 2m in length and 5cm in diameter)

We don't accept:

  • soil, sod, tree root balls
  • ashes, rock, demolition wood
  • animal waste

Invasive species

Learn which invasive species are accepted at our Garden Drop-off and about the safe handling and disposal of others.


  • Residential use only
  • Maximum vehicle size is 3/4 ton
  • One load per day

How much yard and garden waste gets dropped off?

We're proud to say that our residents drop off about 8,000 tonnes of residential yard and garden waste each year.