Residential Drop-off

Bulk Garbage Accepted as of May 19

Beginning on Tuesday, May 19, the Residential Drop Off (RDO) at Robin Hood Bay will also accept bulk garbage items; this is in addition to bagged garbage and metal, announced May 11.

Users are invited to visit the RDO to drop off their waste on the following schedule:

  • TUESDAY               Surnames A-J
  • WEDNESDAY         Surnames K-O
  • THURSDAY            Surnames P-T
  • FRIDAY                  Surnames U-Z


The RDO will be closed on Monday, May 18 for the Victoria Day Holiday. Hours of operation will be Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with extended hours Thursdays between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. for users with any surname that cannot make it during regular business hours. The site will remain closed on Saturdays.

Please note – this is a phased in approach to a full reopening of the facility that is anticipated for May 25, at which time most wastes will be accepted as per normal operations; any exceptions, if required, will be announced

Please note:

– Access will be restricted to respect physical distancing requirements, so expect delays.

– The facility will only accept bagged garbage during the first phase to allow the maximum number of users through the facility in the shortest amount of time.

– For the respect of other users, please limit the size of loads such that they can be unloaded in less than five minutes.

– Metal wastes can be dropped off directly to the metal recycling facility located on site.

– Store recyclable wastes, household hazardous wastes and yard wastes at home until these facilities become available May 25, 2020.

– Remember, if you are unwell, please stay home. While on site, maintain safe physical distancing from staff and others of 6ft (2m).

Residential Drop- Off Hours

For hours of operation click here.


At the Residential Drop-Off, it’s as simple as:

1. Checking in with an attendant

2. Putting your items in the proper bin.

We advise residents to pre-sort all waste before arriving. Separate waste types include:

  • Household garbage (Hypodermic needles must be taken to a pharmacy and not placed in your residential garbage)
  • Recyclable papers / corrugated cardboard
  • Recyclable containers
  • Metals
  • Electronics
  • Tires
  • Please Note – Hypodermic needles must be brought back to a pharmacy and not placed in your residential garbage




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