Your collection day may
change. Check the Road Listing page.
Monday remains Private Road
Collection day in the Wards of South Crosby, North Crosby, or
Bastard & South Burgess UNLESS you live on a private road within a
village. You will now have collection the same day as the village.
Eg. UB5 and Iron Lane in Delta will have collection on Wednesday with the
village of Delta.
If you live in the Ward of
South Elmsley, your waste and recycling will now be picked up on the same
day. This means you only have to take your bags to the curb one day
Curbside Collection for HOUSEHOLDS only
Curbside collection is for households only. Businesses must take
their waste and recycling to the Portland Transfer Station.
All bags must be set out for
collection by 7:00 a.m. on your collection day.
All waste must be bagged in a
clear bag and tagged with a current Rideau Lakes purchased bag
Bags may be placed in a
garbage container, however, tags must be at the top clearly visible to
All bags must be in plain
view of the driver - of he can't see it, he can't pick it up.
Bags cannot be hidden behind a hedge, tree, mailbox, fence or car.
Place all bags at the end
of your driveway (not across the road from your house).
During hot weather, freeze
decaying material as bags will not be picked up if worms are present.
Curbside Collection Weekly Bag Limit
Please note that for curbside collection, there is a 2 BAG per week limit for garbage
(must have a Bag Tag) and a 5 BAG per week limit for recycling (no
Bag Tag required). Each bag must weigh less than 40 pounds.
Each bag must be tied.
When there is a holiday, collection takes place one day later than
normal. Only the week in which the holiday falls is affected.
Eg. when the holiday is on a Monday, Monday's collection takes place on
Tuesday, etc. with Friday's collection taking place on Saturday. For
Christmas/New Year's Schedule, please check the December page of the
Township of Rideau Lakes, 1439 County Road 8, Delta, ON, K0E 1G0
For general inquiries, administration, planning, public works, parks & rec: Tel: 613-928-2251 or 1-800-928-2250 - Fax: 613-928-3097
For the tax office: Tel: 613-928-2896 or 1-866-677-4577