Waste Management Services

County Waste Information

Spring Cleanup - On your regular collection day between April  12 to 22, 2022
Fall Cleanup -
On you regular collection day between November 1st - 4th and 8th-10th, 2022
2022 Annapolis Co Fall Pick up Date Change Notice

Holiday Collection 

Waste collection on April 15, 2022 will be cancelled, the alternate collection day is Saturday April 16, 2022
Waste collection on July 1, 2022 will be cancelled, the alternate collection day is July 4, 2022.
Waste collection on September 30, 2022 will be cancelled, the alternate collection day is October 3, 2022.
Waste collection on November 11, 2022 will be cancelled, the alternate collection day is November 14, 2022.

Recycle Coach App and Web Based Tool


Annapolis County Householder’s Sorting Guide/Collection Map Schedule – to view a printable PDF  Click Here

Interactive Waste Collection Map

The Waste Collection map has been compiled based on the most recent information available, however, errors or omissions may occur.  To confirm collection days or for further information on waste disposal and collection within the Municipality, contact the County of Annapolis at waste@annapoliscounty.ca

Interactive Waste Map  Click Here

General Waste Information

Garbage rules remain the same (Blue Bag 1 – paper & paper products; Blue Bag 2 – recyclables, cans, plastics, cartons, foam polystyrene products; 3 Clear Bags and 1 Black bag – all other garbage).  Please ensure your waste is sorted appropriately to avoid being left behind. Waste must be place curbside prior to 7am on the day of your collection.

Some Reasons Garbage Wasn’t Picked Up

Too many black bags; too many clear bags;  garbage out late to curb;  recyclables unclean;  paper and recyclables in same bag; recyclables in clear bag; non-compostables in compost receptacle;  materials frozen to ground/receptacle; cardboard not bundled properly;  bags too heavy (up to 15kg);  obstacles preventing pick up (snow, vehicles, construction, icy road conditions etc.)

Household Hazardous Waste

A product is considered Household hazardous waste (HHW) if it bears one of the following symbols poison, corrosive, flammable or explosive. HHW cannot be disposed of in your regular garbage, these items require special disposal. Some examples are:

  • Propane tanks (large & small)
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Motor oil & other automotive fluids
  • Pool chemicals
  • Pesticides
  • Batteries (rechargeable & non-rechargeable)
  • Paints, stains, finish
Items can be taken to the Lawrencetown Transfer station for proper disposal located at 343 Elliot Rd.

Printable Reference Material

              CompostCartTipsAndTricks   Compost Cart Tips and Tricks  Click Here

             HolidayWasteSortingGuide  Holiday Sorting Guide Click Here

Sorting Guide WEB1Sorting Guide  Click Here