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Recycling & Waste Collection
Land Fills, Hazardous, & Electronic Waste Disposal
Leaf/Brush Collection
Reusable Item Disposal


Recycling & Waste Collection

NOTICE: Effective August 7th, 2015 “Progressive Waste Solutions” will be providing waste/recycling collection services for the Town of Deseronto.



The Garbage/Recycling curbside pick-up will change to FRIDAY starting Aug 7, 2015


2015 Garbage-Recycling Collection Schedule - Revised

Waste & Garbage Disposal Guidelines

  • Curbside pick-up of waste & recycling occurs Tuesday of each week. Items should be placed by the roadside no later than 7:00am to ensure pick-up. The collection of recyclables alternates between paper/cardboard and plastic/metal/glass products each week.
  • A complete bag tag must be attached to each garbage bag to ensure pick-up. Tags can be purchased for $2.00 each from the Town Hall and participating Deseronto convenience/grocery stores.
  • Your garbage bag should not weigh more than forty (40) lbs when full.
  • Place recyclables loosely in a recycling bin, available for purchase for $10 at the Deseronto Town Hall or at most household product retailers.
  • Flatten for improved space, remove staples & tape, bundle cardboard no larger than 36′ X 24″ X 8″ and place it beside your recycling bin.
  • All excess food/liquids must be cleaned off recyclable products.
  • Your recycling bin should not weigh more than thirty (30) lbs when full.
  • Return empty alcoholic beverage glass bottles for refund to the ‘Beer Store - Empty Bottle Dealer’.
  • Unacceptable items should be disposed of with your regular garbage.
  • For more information contact the Town Hall at 331 Main St., 613-396-2440, www.deseronto.

Missed Collection

Waste collection contractors operate between 7am - 5pm; please wait until after 5pm to report a missed collection.  If your waste/recycling was not collected, please ensure you have the correct recyclables out for pick up and that your garbage is properly tagged.  Once you confirm your waste/recyclables are tagged and placed correctly, call the following number to report missed collections: 1-866-290-9996

Acceptable Recyclable Items

Paper Products

Include: newspaper/flyers, phone books, white & coloured paper, catalogues, soft & hard cover books (binding/cover removed), magazines and envelopes (window can be left in).

Do not include: gift wrap.


Include: milk cartons, juice cartons and Tetra-Pak juice boxes.

Do not include: juice cartons with plastic pour spouts.


Include: cereal/cracker boxes, paper towel & toilet paper tubes, frozen food boxes, drink trays, egg cartons and greeting cards.

Do not include: foil lined or wax coated items.

Corrugated Cardboard

Include: Shipping, appliance, furniture and pizza boxes (cleaned of excess food).

Do not include: wax coated boxes or items soiled with food.


Plastics marked with the following symbols are acceptable:

  • PETE #1 (screw top bottles and jars only with caps removed) e.g. Soft drink, water and beer bottles; mouthwash bottles; peanut butter, salad dressing and vegetable oil containers.
  • HDPE #2 e.g. Milk jugs, juice bottles, detergent and household cleaner bottles, shampoo bottles, some trash/shopping bags, butter and yogurt tubs.
  • LDPE #4 e.g. Squeezable bottles; bread/frozen food, dry cleaning and shopping bags.
  • PP #5 e.g. yogurt containers, syrup bottles, ketchup bottles, caps, straws and medicine bottles.
  • PS #6 e.g. Disposable plates and cups, meat trays, egg cartons, carry-out containers, aspirin bottles and CD cases.
  • Styrofoam pieces must be no larger than 36″x24″x8″.

Do not include: other #1 plastics (e.g. egg cartons, bakery trays, deli containers, etc.); #3, # 7 or unmarked plastics; motor oil bottles; hard plastics e.g. dishes, toys; materials with multiple #’s or popcorn Styrofoam.

Plastic Bags

Include: grocery bags, frozen vegetable bags, milk bags/pouches and newspaper sleeves.

Do not include: cereal/cracker box liners, plastic food wrap (e.g. Saran), zipper storage bags, diapers, meat/bacon packaging, “crinkly” outer packaging (e.g. Pasta wrappers), pet food bags or bubble wrap.


Include: clear & coloured glass bottles and jars.

Do not include: broken glass, window panes, mirrors, light bulbs, ceramics or drinking glasses.

Aluminum and Steel

Include: aluminum/steel food & beverage containers and foil wrap.  Labels do not need to be removed.

Do not include: paint/aerosol cans, scrap metal.


Include: cardboard cans/spiral wound tubes with metal/plastic ends (frozen/refrigerated dough & juice cans, nut & chip containers, formula/powdered drink mixes).


Land Fills, Hazardous, & Electronic Waste Disposal

Land Fills 

Progressive Waste Solutions
Collection/Transfer Station
2332 County Rd. 41
Napanee, ON
K0K 2W0
P. 613-388-2200
F. 613-388-2972

Rates/Acceptable Items:
Up to 350 pounds of waste = $18.50
This site accepts household and renovation waste as well as E-Waste.
This site does not accept hazardous waste or yard waste e.g. brush.
Don’t see your type of waste here?  Please call in advance to determine if it’s accepted.

Scaletta Group
Waste Handling & Recycling Facility
50 Mineral Road
Belleville, ON K8N 4Z5


Electronic Waste Disposal

Progressive Waste Solutions
Collection/Transfer Station
2332 County Rd. 41
Napanee, ON
K0K 2W0
P. 613-388-2200
F. 613-388-2972

Manco Recycling Systems Inc.

Manco Recycling Systems Inc.
109 Enviro Park Lane Napanee, ON K7R 3L4
Phone: 613-354-1822 or 800-392-2870
Fax: 613-354-4831


Hazardous Waste Disposal

The town accepts E-Waste including printers, computers, TV’s; and old tires at the annual Spring Clean Up Day - see below for details.

Check with local home improvement store retailers for hazardous waste disposal options e.g. paint disposal.


Leaf/Brush Collection

Fall Leaf Clean-Up

The Town of Deseronto holds an annual Fall Leaf Clean-Up day where leaves are collected from all Town of Deseronto residents.  Leaves are to be raked to the edge of the Municipal roadway.  Do not include branches or tree limbs with the leaves, as they will not be collected.  Do not place leaves in boxes or bags.

Fall Clean-Up Date: To Be Announced

Spring Leaf/Brush Clean-Up

The Town of Deseronto holds an annual Spring Clean-Up day where residents can drop off their unwanted items and yard waste.  Items accepted include: Old furniture; household items; construction/demolition materials; Brush/Burnable Yard Waste, including tree branches; E-Waste including printers, computers, TV’s; and old tires.  Curbside pick-up of waste is not available.

Spring Clean-Up Date: To be announced


Reusable Item Disposal

Community Care Closet
The Little Thrift Store With the Big Heart

The Community Care Closet is always looking for items such as clean clothing, small knick-knacks, books, puzzles, clean and complete children’s toys and they can be dropped off at Community Care for South Hastings office located at 293 Main St. in Deseronto, ON.   Also we accept donations of garbage bag tags.   Donated items are sold in the volunteer run Community Care Closet Thrift Store located at 297 Main St. in Deseronto.  Please keep in mind we are unable to accept large furniture items, computers, televisions or electrical appliances. The store is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00pm.  We are always looking for people to help sort items or work in our store.  For volunteer opportunities or to make a donation please call Carolyn or Trina.

Item Drop Off Location
293 Main St. Deseronto
Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:30 - 4:30
Closed 12:30 - 1:30 for Lunch
P: 613-396-6591