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Yard Waste

Bi-weekly yard waste collection takes place in Tay Township in the spring and fall. View the County of Simcoe yard waste calendar to determine the week in your area.

Material should be placed at the curb in paper organic yard waste bags, or open containers only, before 7 a.m. on Monday of your collection week.

Plastic bags and grass clippings are no longer acceptable for yard waste and will not be picked up due to processing issues at the plant. 

Residents should not include tree branches, which are greater than 4" in diameter. Use large branches for firewood. Use strong twine to bundle tree or shrub branches. Bundles must not be more than 3 feet long, no more than 50 pounds in weight and not more than one foot in diameter.

Acceptable Materials:

  • Leaves
  • Grass
  • Garden Waste
  • Straw bales
  • Cornstalks
  • Brush

Unacceptable Materials:

  • Pet waste

  • Flower pots
  • Rocks
  • Stumps
  • Plastic bags
  • Wood
  • Dirt
  • Kitchen waste

Landfill Location

1700 Golf Link Road off Hwy. 93 in Midland.

County of Simcoe

Telephone: 705-735-6901 or 1-800-263-3199

Website: simcoe.ca

Contact the County of Simcoe for all your Yard Waste Needs!