• Georgian Bluffs
  • View from Kemble Rock, Niagara Escarpment
  • Kemble Women's Institute Parkette
  • Overlooking Colpoys Bay
  • View From the KWI Parkette
  • winter roads in Georgian Bluffs



The Township of Georgian Bluffs contracts out the pickup of recycleable materials.  Blue Boxes are $6 and $9 and Composters are $44.50 plus HST and can be purchased at the Township office in Springmount.

A schedule and acceptable material list is set out on the calender below.


The Township landfill site has now qualified to take electronic waste free of charge as part of the Ontaraio Electronic Stewardship Program.  A full listing of acceptable materials can be found here - http://www.ontarioelectronicstewardship.ca/accepted-electronics-and-product-clarification/

Need to retire your fridge?  See qualifications here:  Fridge Roundup

Garbage Collection

In 2009 Council enacted By-law 74-2009 wherein each bag of garbage would require a tag.  These may be purchased at the office or various locations throughout the township.   As per the by-law, garbage must be at the curb on the day of pick-up by 7:00 a.m. not weighing more than 22kgs/bag.  A limit of 4 bags per collection has also been put in place.

Garbage collection is every week as follows:  Former Sarawak and Derby - Wednesday;  Former Keppel & Shallow Lake - Monday.

Household Hazardous Waste Days 2015

Hazardous waste materials should be taken to the Owen Sound HHW days at 1900 20th Street East.  Dates this year are:   


Saturday April 11, 2015

Saturday May 2, 2015

Saturday June 6, 2015

Saturday July 11, 2015

Saturday August 8, 2015

Saturday September 12, 2015

Saturday October 3, 2015

Saturday October 17, 2015

More information can be found on the City of Owen Sound site.  Please see below for the list of household hazardous waste materials which are accepted.

Long Term Waste Management Plan

The Township of Georgian Bluffs commissioned the development of a Long Term Waste Management Plan from Gamsby and Mannerow Limited. The draft plan was presented to the Township on September 4, 2009.

If you have any questions, please contact Operations Department at (519) 376-2729.

Landfill – 519-935-3247 open Monday, Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Landfill Location – 340068 Stone School Road, north of Hepworth landfill@georgianbluffs.on.ca

Draft Long Term Waste Management Plan4.03 MB
2015_Recycling_Schedule.pdf79.69 KB
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