Oxford County manages a leading Waste Management program, consistently reaching top rankings for waste diversion in its class among Ontario municipalities. We collect garbage and recycling from roughly 26,000 households across its six participating municipalities co-collected in the same truck.
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Our waste collection crews were unable to visit several homes in Zorra Township yesterday due to downed power lines and road closures caused by Saturday’s wind storm. The following locations were impacted:
If your garbage was not collected last night, please bring it back in and put it back out on your next scheduled pick-up day by 7 a.m.
Update: The weigh scale has reopened.
The weigh scale at the Oxford County Waste Management Facility is offline Monday, May 16 and will be unavailable until further notice. Until then, we will operate under the No Hydro Rates found in the Fees and Charges By-Law. The scale is expected to be back online later today.
Our waste collection operators are experiencing delays caused by an emergency road closure on Oxford Road 8 (between Bright and 17th Line) and Blandford Road (between Township Road 10 and Township Road 12). If your garbage is not collected by 7 p.m. Friday, May 13, please put it back out on Friday May 20, by 7 a.m.
Large article collection is running slightly behind schedule in the Township of Zorra. Areas of Thamesford not completed today will be collected on Saturday, April 30. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience. For updates, visit www.wasteline.ca or download the Wasteline app.
The Oxford County Administration Building will be closed from December 24, 2020, to January 2, 2021. Any bag tag purchases made online during this time will not be processed until offices reopen. A list of local retailers is available at www.wasteline.ca/bagtags.
After undergoing improvements, Tavistock leaf and yard waste depot on Hendershot Street reopened Monday, Dec. 6. The project included a new concrete pad and blocks, soil remediation and grading. Yard paving and landscaping will be completed in spring 2022 when the weather warms up. The temporary depot at the East Zorra-Tavistock public works yard on William Street is now closed.
Oxford County bag tags are now available for purchase at www.wasteline.ca/bagtags. Bag tags are available in sheets of 10 for $20, with an option to purchase between one and five sheets at a time. Payment is by Visa, Mastercard, Apple Pay and Google Pay. Read more
Oxford County is offering a new pilot program to recycle plastic film products not accepted in the curbside Blue Box Program. Effective immediately, residents can now recycle plastic bags, over-wrap and other plastic film products in three convenient locations. More.
The Oxford County Waste Management Facility in Salford is now accepting bulky, rigid, white Styrofoam for recycling. Styrofoam, also known as expanded polystyrene (EPS), is commonly used as protective packaging for electronics toys and appliances. Learn more.
No matter where you live in Oxford County, Wasteline tools help you keep track of your garbage and recycling collection schedule. Get the information you want when you want it by using the “When's my pickup?” widget, signing up for automated reminders, or by using the Wasteline mobile app. Download the Wasteline app from the App Store or Google Play.
The life of a tire doesn’t stop at the end of the road. Drop off your old and unwanted tires at the Waste Management Facility in Salford, where they can be recycled, free of charge, into useful items, like roofing shingles, or playground equipment. We accept passenger and light truck tires, on or off the rim, with a maximum of 20 tires per person per day. Dirty or contaminated tires may be subject to tipping fees, or the load rejected entirely. Learn more.