Garbage/Recycling

GARBAGE PICKUP

Elgin garbage pickup is currently every Saturday. 
 

Fairfax Landfill Site: (204) 305-0492
 
Hours: Summer Hours in affect
 
April 1 – September 30
Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday: 10:00am – 6:00pm

October 1 – March 31
Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday: 10:00am – 5:00pm

  • recyclable oil, oil filters & oil containers
  • shingle pit - shingles, porcelain, ceramic, concrete, bricks, etc
  • tree pit - wood products only
  • metal pile - appliances in designated area, NO plastic, rubber, cardboard, wire or metal stripping
  • wire pile - NO coated wire
  • pesticide yard - ALL pesticide and herbicide containers must be rinsed, tops and booklets removed
  • burn cage - ABSOLUTELY NO AEROSOLS OR COMBUSTIBLES, NO CANS OR METAL. PLEASE BE CAREFUL!
  • burial pit - all unusable products. ABSOLUTELY NO WOOD or METAL
  • tire pile - truck & car tires only, NO RIMS
  • tractor tires - NO RIMS
 
RECYCLING PICKUP 

Recycling Pick up is every other Tuesday, operated by LORAAS Disposal. Click here for the 2019 Schedule. 

Southwest Recycling
207 River Avenue
(204) 858-2590
Recyclables may be delivered and placed in the appropriate bins at the depot anytime.




On collection day, remember to have your cart out for collection by 7:00 a.m.

Recyclable items include:
  • Cardboard, Boxboard, Office Paper, Newsprint, Junk Mail, Magazines and Catalogues
  • Plastic Containers, Milk Cartons & Plastic Milk Jugs, Shrink Wrap & Plastic Bags— Plastics numbered 1 through 7
  • No oil containers or chemical jugs
  • Glass (Food and beverage containers-must be rinsed)
  • Tin and Aluminum Cans (cans must be clean, with or without labels-no steel or auto parts)

Please rinse all containers and break down all boxes.

PLEASE DO NOT PUT HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE IN ANY RECYCLE BINS.  Household garbage contaminates all recycling.