All invasive species (i.e. giant hogweed or Japanese knot weed) should be placed in a secured plastic bag and must be set out for regular garbage collection (not yard waste).

Invasive plants include:

  • Dog-strangling vine
  • Garlic mustard
  • Manitoba maple
  • Norway maple
  • buckthorn
  • Japanese Knotweed

For more information with some recommendations for removing invasive plants, please visit the City of Toronto website

For more information regarding controlling invasive plant species please visit the City of Toronto website. You can also visit the Ontario Invasive Plant Council website.