Garbage, Recycling and Compost

Bluewater Recycling Association (BRA) provides weekly garbage and recycling pick-up in Lambton Shores. BRA uses a co-collection system, meaning both garbage and recycling are collected at the same time, using the same truck.

 Learn more about the Collection Reminder App

Sign up for BRA's Collection Reminder App and never forget to put your garbage and recycling out again! 

 

Other Waste Disposal Options:

Electronic Waste

Electronic Waste (e-waste) is harmful to the environment when not disposed of properly. Certain electronic items can be dropped off at the Northville Municipal Office for proper disposal. There is no fee for this service.

Remove all personal data

Please remove all personal data from any unit prior to bringing it to an e-waste site.

Accepted electronic waste items

See our Accepted Electronic Waste Items List for a detailed listing of accepted items.

Landfills and Waste Sites

Lambton Shores does not own or operate a landfill or waste site. Lambton Shores Residents can use the landfills and waste sites in nearby municipalities.

Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Depot - October 15, 2022

The County of Lambton will host a special mobile event on Saturday, October 15 for Lambton County residents to dispose of their household hazardous waste.  The event will be at the Public Works Forest Depot located at 6958 Townsend Line from 9:30am until 2:00pm. 

Event Poster
County Website 

Compost Site

Lambton Shores owns and operates a compost site located at 7550 Brush Road, near the Forest Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Hours of operation

The Compost Site is open Wednesday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. from mid-April to mid-November.  

In order to practice physical distancing and ensure the safety of our staff and residents, only one vehicle at a time will be permitted to enter the site. 

Fall Leaf Pick Up Program - runs mid-October to mid-November

Lambton Shores operates a Leaf Pick Up Program in the spring and fall at no charge. The fall Leaf Pick Up Program typically runs from mid-October to mid-November each year.

The 2021 program runs from Tuesday, October 12th, 2021 until Friday, November 19th, 2021.*

During this period, bagged leaves left at the curb will be picked up as long as they meet the requirements below:

  • All leaves must be in brown paper bags. Plastic bags are not accepted
  • Only leaves will be picked up. No garbage, brush, or other yard waste
  • All bags must be placed at the curb for pick-up

Please do not rake leaves on to the streets or in ditches. This can cause drainage problems and poses a danger to pedestrians, bicycles, and motorists. 

*Please note: there is no specific day your leaves will be picked up. As long as you place your bagged leaves by the curb before November 19, they will be picked up.

Spring Leaf Pick Up Program - runs end of April to end of May

Lambton Shores operates a Leaf Pick Up Program in the spring and fall at no charge. The spring program typically runs from the end of April to the end of May.

The 2022 spring pick up program will run from Monday, April 25 to Friday, May 27*

During this period, bagged leaves left at the curb will be picked up as long as they meet the requirements below:

  • All leaves must be in brown paper bags. Plastic bags are not accepted
  • Only leaves will be picked up. No garbage, brush, or other yard waste
  • All bags must be placed at the curb for pick-up

Please do not rake leaves on to the streets or in ditches. This can cause drainage problems and poses a danger to pedestrians, bicycles, and motorists. 

*Please note: there is no specific day your leaves will be picked up. As long as you place your bagged leaves by the curb before May 27, they will be picked up.

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