Bi-weekly garbage collection beginning week of October 31st


Curbside garbage collection in Muskoka will transition to the bi-weekly winter schedule beginning the week of October 31st. The District of Muskoka encourages residents to refer to the Waste Management Guide and confirm their scheduled collection days. Waste Management Guides are available at any landfill or transfer station, at public libraries and at municipal offices. Residents can also request a copy be mailed by visiting

During the winter schedule, sorted recycling and green bins continue to be collected every week. These programs continue weekly year-round, in an effort to keep recyclable materials from entering Muskoka landfills.

The “Waste Wizard” tool on the District of Muskoka website – is a great resource that will assist you in understanding how to dispose of various products and recycling materials. Simply type an item or product into the search bar, and the tool will advise if it is recyclable, compostable or destined for the landfill.


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