Garbage & Recycling


All garbage and recycling collection in Port Hope (Urban Area and Rural Area) is managed by the County of Northumberland. For more information, call the County Waste Recycling Hot Line at 1.866.293.8379 or access the County's website by clicking on this link County of Northumberland Waste Management.

Urban Area Waste Collection

Residents in the Urban Area receive curbside waste collection on a weekly basis. For more information, please click on this link County of Northumberland Curbside Waste Collection

Curbside Bulky Waste Collection (Urban Area only)
Curbside Bulky Waste Collections for residents in the Urban Area are scheduled each Spring. Please watch the Public Notices section on our main page for dates, registration information and associated fees, or contact the Municipality of Port Hope Works & Engineering Department at 905-885-2431.

Rural Area Waste Collection

Residents in the Rural Area can dispose of waste and recyclables at the Hope Transfer Station located at 4775 5th Line (east of County Road#10), Port Hope  L1A 3V5. Please call 905.753.2030 for further information.  Please note the hours of the Hope Transfer Station below.

Disposal RatesHope Transfer Station (Rural Area)
Garbage $2.75 per bag
Scrap metal/white goods No fee for disposal.
Freon must be removed from White Goods
Drywall Not accepted
Fish waste Not accepted
Leaf and yard waste Not accepted
Tires Not accepted

Bulky Rigid Plastics - Effective December, 2016
A recycling bin is now in place at the Hope Transfer Station for bulky rigid plastics. Items such as plastic toys, plastic lawn furniture, plastic recycling bins & carts are accepted. Non-acceptable items include plastic bags, plastic film, styrofoam, pool/chemical containers.
For a complete list of acceptable and non-acceptable items, please click on the link below: Bulky Rigid Plastics Drop-Off Listing

Hours of Operation for the Hope Transfer Station:
Monday, Tuesday, Friday & Saturday:  9:00-5:00
Wednesday:  11:00 to 7:00
Thursday:  Closed

Household Hazardous Waste Drop off Dates for Port Hope for 2018

Drop off can be arranged at the Bewdley Transfer Station, 905-342-2514, located at the Bewdley Transfer Station, 7650 County Rd. 9. Between County Rd. 28 and County Rd. 18.
For location map please visit the Northumberland County Website Household Hazardous Waste location page.

Drop off hours for each date are 8:30 am to 2:00 pm.
Dates of operation:
April 25, April 26, April 28, May 23, May 24, May 26, June 27, June 30, July 25, July 28, August 22, August 25, September 26, September 29, October 24, October 27

For a full description of what you can bring to the Household Hazardous & Electronic Waste Depot visit Northumberland County website – materials accepted. Did you know that you can dump certain medical waste items are at the Hazardous Waste Depot? For a description of what you can bring visit Northumberland County website – Medical waste.

Leaf and Yard Waste Collection for Port Hope in 2018

Always have your leaf and yard waste at the curb by 7 a.m on the MONDAY of your scheduled week to ensure materials are not missed. Your regular garbage & recycling collection day is not necessarily the same day as your LEAF & YARD WASTE SET OUT DATE.
Port Hope is in Area 3. Please refer to Northumberland County's area map PDF for clarification.

The following are the collection weeks for Area 3 for 2018:
Monday April 16, Tuesday May 22, Monday June 18, Monday July 16, Monday August 20, Monday September 17, Monday October 15, Monday November 19

For tips and tricks refer to Northumberland County leaf and yard rules and tips PDF.