Simcoe County, Corporation of

Service: Solid Waste Management Department - Green Bin / Organics Program, Midhurst Administration Centre

Record #: MID1110
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 15 Oct 2020


Description (Service) The Simcoe County Green Bin Collection program collects compostible items from all single family homes and some multi-residential homes. Household organic items are to be placed in Green Bins which are available from the County.
If you can eat it it goes in the Green Bin, including meats, bones, fats, shellfish etc.
Pet Waste, Kitty Litter and animal bedding can now go in the green bin.

Paper fibre products can be included such as take-out food and coffee cups (loose not stacked) waxed cold drink cups
  • tissues
  • serviettes
  • paper towels
  • paper plates
  • coffee filters
  • microwave popcorn bags.
Other items for your green bin include:
  • wood ash
  • dryer lint
  • feathers
  • popsicle sticks
  • toothpicks
  • paper take out containers
  • sawdust
  • feathers
  • hair
  • houseplants etc.
DO NOT include: Leaf and yard waste, pet waste, feminine sanitary products, diapers, vacuum bags or cigarettes.
Green bins are to be left at curbside on your recycling collection days collected bi-weekly. Maximum limit per container is 20 kg (44 lbs). To find out if a particular item is compostible go to this website:

Green Bins are picked up weekly.

Call the customer service number if you have any additional questions.

Service Details

Hours Customer service: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Springwater
Address & Map
Administration Centre, 1110 Hwy 26
Springwater, ON
Canada L9X 1N6
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Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-735-6901, Customer Service
Toll Free Phone 1-800-263-3199
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Mailing Address Administration Centre, 1110 Hwy 26 
Springwater, ON 
Canada L9X 1N6

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