Bulk Garbage Drop-off – May 27-29, 2021

The Town of Torbay will be allowing residents to drop off their bulk garbage at the Municipal Depot, May 27-29, 2021.


  • Thursday, May 27: 10:00am-6:30pm
  • Friday, May 28: 10:00am-6:30pm
  • Saturday, May 29: 8:00am-7:00pm

Important Guidelines:

  • Bulk garbage drop-off is availble to Torbay residents only. ID will be required at the entrance.
  • Touchless drop-off only — Residents are required to unload all items and place in the designated loader buckets themselves or with the assistance of another member of their household or extended bubble. Staff will not be permitted to assist due to COVID-19 safety precautions.

Municipal Depot | 1 Pump House Road (Off Torbay By-pass)


Acceptable Items

  • Mattresses, Box springs, Sofas, Chairs, Furniture
  • Bikes
  • Bathroom fixtures
  • Carpet tied in rolls (maximum 6 ft long)
  • Tree limbs tied in bundles (maximum 6 ft long)
  • Glass (securely packaged and identified)
  • Other bulk items normally associated with a residential household under 50 lbs/22.5 kg
  • Swing sets (disassembled)
  • Clothes washers, Clothes dryers, Dehumidifiers, Dishwashers, Hot water heaters
  • Stoves, Microwaves, Refrigerators, Freezers, Barbeques (no wood or fabric), Metal bathtubs
  • Lawnmowers, Metal doors, Metal shower tracks (no glass)
  • Metal railings (maximum 6 feet long)
  • Other recyclable metals normally associated with a residential household under 50lbs/22.5 kg

Unacceptable Items

  • Hazardous wastes such as paints, chemicals, solvents, propane/gas/oil tanks, batteries, etc.
  • Electronics
  • Regular household garbage
  • Large trees and stumps
  • Earthen materials
  • Construction materials
  • Roof shingles
  • Concrete
  • Brick
  • Vehicle parts
  • Tires
  • Liquids
  • Other items not normally associated with a residential household
  • Items over 50 lbs/22.5 kg

Please contact Robin Hood Bay regarding the disposal of these items at 754-2489.

For more information contact Craig Connors, Supervisor, Infrastructure and Public Works
437-6532 ext. 284 | bwinter@torbay.ca

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  1. Angela Pittman

    I think Torbay should go back to clean up week when you were able to put your garbage on the side off the road and it was picked from there. There are a lot of people like myself that do not have a truck and have no way to get it to your requested location. Therefore we just let the junk pile up.

  2. Town of Torbay

    Thank you for your suggestion, it has been forwarded to the Director of Infrastructure and Public Works. The Town of Torbay has been providing a bulk garbage drop for its residents for more than 20 years now with great success. With the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, Torbay Town Council again approved this proven format with additional safeguards for our staff and residents. In the past we have provided individual curbside pickups but with the current circumstances it was agreed that this would not be a service we will offer at this time. Stay tuned for a possible bulk garbage pickup again early in the Fall.

  3. Lisa Hood

    When will the next residential pickup for recyclables be started up again?

  4. Town of Torbay

    The Town’s curbside pickup of recyclables was never stopped. Please check the schedule for you next pick-up date. https://torbay.ca/site/uploads/2020/01/garbage-recycling-schedule-2020.pdf

  5. Michelle

    I agree I have a dryer and mattress set I have no truck I even pay a small fee just for someone to pick it up

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