Garbage Pick-up

Bruce Area Solid Waste Recycling (BASWR) picks up household garbage in the Township.  If your garbage is missed, please call them at 1-800-794-9770.

Garbage should be at the curb by 8:00 a.m. 

The garbage pick up schedule will not change except for the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Household garbage pick-up, know your section

Garbage bag tags & where to purchase them

Bag Tags cost $2.50 each; each bag left at the curb must have a Huron-Kinloss bag tag attached and weigh no more than 11 kg (25 lbs.).

Tags may be purchased at:

  • Amberley General Store
  • Circle K (Lucknow)
  • McRobert Fuels (Lucknow)
  • Lucknow Ultramar
  • Lucknow District Co-operative
  • Municipal Office (Ripley)
  • Pollock Electric (Ripley)
  • Ripley Variety
  • Holyrood General Store
  • Huron Landfill
  • Fogal's Your Independent Grocer (Wingham)
  • Sobey's (Kincardine)
  • Lakemart Esso (Kincardine)
  • Kwik K Variety (Kincardine)
  • Hi-Way Variety (Kincardine)
  • Canadian Tire Gas Bar+ (Kincardine)
  • Kincardine Home Hardware

Municipal hazardous waste days

Is Your Hazardous Waste Going to the Right Place? Hazardous waste cannot be taken to the Landfill sites but the County of Bruce schedules annual events to ensure proper disposal of these items.

2022 Hazardous Waste Days

Acceptable Hazardous Waste

Yard waste

Leaf pick-up happens once a year in early November. Leaves must be in paper bags, weigh no more than 11 kg (25 lbs.), and be at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on the scheduled day.

Residential brush and leaves can be taken to the yard waste depot at 2083 Concession 6 E anytime (open 24 hours), or the depot south of the soccer fields at 907 Havelock St N, Lucknow. There is no cost to use the yard waste depots for brush and other accepted materials. Contractors, please take items to the Huron Landfill at 2087 Concession 6 E.

If you are unsure about your area please review the Garbage Pick-Up Map.


Section 1 - Lakeshore South – Ashfield boundary to south side of Pine River, Lake Huron shoreline east to and including both sides of Lake Range Dr and Arthur St


Section 2 - Lakeshore North – North of Pine River to Kincardine boundary, Lake Huron shoreline east to and including both sides of Lake Range Dr

Section 5 - Community of Ripley


Section 3 – All rural properties east of Lake Range Dr to and excluding Bruce Rd 7 (excluding Arthur St)

Section 4 – All rural properties east of and including Bruce Rd 7 excluding properties east of Bruce Rd 1, except Silver Lake Rd

Section 6 – All rural properties east of Bruce Rd 1 and from Grey Ox Ave north


Section 7 – All rural properties east of Bruce Rd 1 and south of Grey Ox Ave, and community of Lucknow, hamlet of Whitechurch


No large item pick-up

There is no large item pick-up. These items can be disposed of at the Huron Landfill site. at 2087 Concession 6 E for a fee.