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August 30, 2021
Important changes to garbage and recycling collection in South-West Oxford

New route adjustments will affect pick-up days for approximately 120 township residents

Beginning September 13, 2021, garbage and recycling collection routes in South-West Oxford Township will be adjusted to account for population growth.

Curbside collection days will change for approximately 120 residents:

Collection Days

Residents Affected by Route Change

Switching from “Red” days to “Yellow” days

  • Prouse Road between Dereham Line and Pigram Line

Switching from “Yellow” days to “Red” days

  • All of Daniel Road
  • Prouse Road between Dereham Line and Zenda Line
  • Zenda Line between Prouse Road and Daniel Road

All other South-West Oxford residents will stay on their current six-day collection cycle but pick-up times along the new collection routes may change across the township.  All residents are reminded to have their garbage and recycling placed at the curb before 7:00 a.m. to ensure pick up. Anything set out after 7:00 a.m. risks not being collected.

South-West Oxford residents who are affected by the change will receive a notice in the mail this month along with the new Wasteline calendar outlining the updated collection schedule.

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PDF/JPG: Map of affected areas

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About Oxford County

Located in the heart of southwestern Ontario at the crossroads of Highways 401 and 403, Oxford County has a population of approximately 123,000 people across eight area municipalities that are “growing stronger together.” As a partnership-oriented, two-tier municipal government, Oxford County is emerging as a leader in sustainable growth through the Future Oxford Community Sustainability Plan and County Council’s commitment to achieving 100% renewable energy, becoming a zero waste community and working towards zero poverty. Situated in one of Ontario’s richest areas for farmland, agriculture is a key industry that is driving innovation in sustainable industries and diversifying the local economy. Oxford County offers a thriving local arts, culture and culinary community, as well as conservation parks, natural areas and more than 100 kilometres of scenic trails. The Oxford County Administration Building is located in Woodstock, Ontario. Visit or follow our social media sites at Oxford County’s Strategic Plan is at


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