Friday, May 22, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Waste Collection Announcements, RDO and Curbside Collection: Yard Waste Collection to Begin June 1

yard waste and recycling at the curb

Curbside Recycling Collection
Beginning on June 1, the City of St. John’s will resume regular, bi-weekly recycling collection.

Yard Waste
Yard Waste collection at the curb will also begin June 1, collection is bi-weekly on the same day as your recycling.

Residents are reminded that yard waste placed at the curb - including grass, leaves, soil, sod and small branches - must be placed in paper yard waste bags to be collected. All of the paper bagged yard waste will be composted on-site at Robin Hood Bay.

Residential Drop-Off
As of Monday, May 25, the Residential Drop Off at Robin Hood Bay will accept all forms of waste. Please note:

  • The Home Again Furniture donation program will not resume until further notice.
  • Household Hazardous Waste will only be accepted on Wednesdays. 

Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Please maintain appropriate physical distancing of 2 m or 6 ft at all times and be patient as line-ups may be long.

The City of St. John’s thanks residents for their patience, cooperation and understanding and looks forward to resuming regular collections services. If in the event that services have to be adjusted in the future due to the pandemic, announcements will be made.