• Collection frequency is determined by Solid Waste Management Services.
  • Approval is required by Solid Waste Management Services to receive premium Green Bin organics collection.
  • All fees for Garbage Bin service and premium Green Bin organics service must be prepaid three months in advance.
  • Two weeks’ notice is required for cancellation of service.


Set Out Time

Daytime Collection: Place items out before 7 a.m.

Nighttime Collection: Place items out between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Premium Organics Service:

  • 2 times /week – Regularly scheduled collection day + Saturday
  • 5 times /week – Mon. to Fri.
  • 6 times /week – Mon. to Sat.

Set Out Instructions

  • Place bags or bins as close to the street as possible and 0.5 metres (two feet) apart.
  • Containers must be clearly visible and accessible.
  • Never place items or bins behind or on snow banks.

Accepted Items

Note: CIRO customers registered with this program must use City of Toronto bins or Garbage Tags — available online and at Toronto Shoppers Drug Mart and Canadian Tire locations — for garbage collection.

CIRO’s must make their own arrangements for disposal or recycling of large furniture and appliances, electronics waste and yard waste.