Never miss your garbage or recycling day again! Find out what waste items go where, what bins to put out when, and where to donate used items or find a City Drop-Off Depot right from your smartphone or tablet with the TOwaste app.

Key Features

  • Waste Wizard – the City’s quick and easy search tool with information on how to properly sort over 2,500 items
  • Collection schedules* and the ability to set reminders
  • A map of Drop-Off Depot locations where you can properly dispose of items such as household hazardous waste
  • A list and map of organizations where you can donate or buy used items
  • Notifications to keep you informed of important updates

*Please note: the collection schedule function is only available for residents in single-family dwellings (less than 9 units) that receive daytime collection.

Download Today!

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Learn How the App Works

Use the icons at the bottom of the app page or in the top left corner to navigate to the different functions.

Search the Waste Wizard:

A screenshot of the app showing the options to search for multiple itemsA screenshot of the app showing the selected item and how to properly dispose of it.

Get your collection schedule, set your default address and sign up for reminders:

A screenshot of the app showing a prompt to enter an address to receive the correct collection schedule.A screenshot of the app with text that reads, "Next curbside collection. Select a bin to see set out instructions"

A screenshot of the app prompting users to select a default address for collection schedulesA screenshot of an app prompting users to set a reminder to set out bins for collection.

Find the closest Drop-Off Depot or Donation Centre:

A screenshot of the app showing Drop-Off Depot locations.A screenshot of the app showing Donation center locations.

View notifications of important updates:

A screenshot of the app showing notifications

Access your settings:

A screenshot of the app showing the settings icon in the top left corner.A screenshot of the app showing the settings available for users

Privacy Information:

  • The app does not collect the address information input by users for collection schedules. Address information is stored within the phone only.
  • The app does not collect geo-location information when the user allows it to “Use Location” services.
  • In-app notifications are handled within the app itself based on the default address saved by a user. The City does not collect this information.
  • The City does track how the app is used, how often Waste Wizard items are looked up, what items are the most popular, which items could not be found and how many users are engaged with the different features of the app. This user engagement data is anonymous, and cannot be traced back to a user.