Recycling Programs

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

Blue box recycling

The recycling blue box schedule is every other week and this garbage & recycling map shows each of the sections. Please have blue boxes out by 8:00 a.m.

Blue boxes may be purchased at the Municipal Office, 21 Queen St, or Huron Landfill site, 2087 Concession 6 E.

What can I recycle?

Bruce Area Solid Waste Recycling takes many items. If you are not sure what can and cannot go in your blue box, please check the list.

Yard Waste Depots

There are two yard waste depots in the Township of Huron-Kinloss, one at the Huron Landfill and one by the Lucknow soccer fields. Both sites are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Household garbage, plastic bags, construction material, logs and stumps are NOT permitted.

Yard waste must be in paper bags.

Accepted Yard Waste includes:

  • brush
  • leaves
  • branches
  • grass clipping

Huron Landfill yard waste depot: 2083 Concession 6 E. 

Lucknow yard waste depot: 907 Havelock St. just South of the soccer fields.

Abuse of these facilities may result in the removal of the depots.

Electronic recycling: e-waste

You can get rid of electronics at no charge by bringing them to the Huron Landfill at 2087 Concession 6 E during business hours. Electronics are prepared and shipped off site. Don't forget to wipe your drives!

Green Cone Digesters

We offer Green Cone Digesters for sale to help you cut down on household garbage. Contents from green cone digesters can also help feed your garden! If you would like one, email us!

Mattresses & box springs

For a fee, mattresses and box springs can be taken to the Huron Landfill where they will be prepared for shipping off site. 

Batteries

Single-use batteries can be brought to the Scale House at the Huron Landfill site at 2087 Concession 6 E and they will be shipped to a recycling facility.

Razors

We are working with GilletteĀ® and Terracycle to recycle used razors through their Gillette razor program. Simply put them in the bin located at the Ripley Huron Community Centre and they will take care of the rest.

Styrofoam Collection

Styrofoam collection is available at the Huron Landfill, 2087 Concession 6 E.  Residents can place clean and dry expanded polystyrene in the clear plastic bag at the front of the shipping container free of charge.

Household Hazardous & Special Waste

The County of Bruce hosts several Household Hazardous & Special Waste events each year so residents can dispose of hazardous material safely. Residents are welcome at any of the scheduled events which includes one in the community of Lucknow.