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2022 Large Article Collection Dates and Guidelines

Oxford County can help with the collection of oversize waste

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Set out by 7am on the Monday (including Statutory Holidays) of your collection week
  • Place no more than one metre from the curb
  • Items must be set out on your property, do not place across the road or in ditches
  • Maximum weight of any item is 45 kg (100 lbs)
  • Bag tags are not required for large items

DOES YOUR ITEM FIT THE PROGRAM?

  • Does your item weigh more than 45 kg (100 lbs)?
  • Can it be easily broken down into a garbage bag?
  • Is there another diversion program in place for this item?
  • Is your item small but you have a large quantity?
  • If you answered “yes” to any of the questions above, your items does NOT meet the program requirements

Set out by 7am on the Monday of your collection week

Large Collection Dates (2022)

  1. INGERSOLL
    Zone 1: April 4
    Zone 2: April 11
    Zone 3: April 18
  2. ZORRA
    April 25
  3. EAST-ZORRA TAVISTOCK
    May 9
  1. NORWICH
    May 16
  2. BLANDFORD- BLENHEIM
    May 30
  3. SOUTH WEST OXFORD
    June 13

Please note: The City of Woodstock offers large article pick-up several times throughout the year, and the Town of Tillsonburg operates a year-round transfer station to receive large articles.

Acceptable Material

  • Household furniture including tables and chairs
  • Carpet rolls & under padding (6' maximum, rolled and bundled)
  • Plumbing fixtures (acrylic tubs/sinks)
  • Pool filters (no sand) & pool covers
  • Water softeners (no salt or contents inside)
  • Mattresses & box springs

THINK BEFORE YOU THROW

Your garbage bin or the landfill isn’t the only option. Many items can be donated, sold, or upcycled.

Unacceptable Material

  • Regular household garbage & recycling
  • Glass & mirrors
  • Leaf & yard waste
  • Electronics (computers, televisions)
  • Scrap metal
  • Loose materials in cardboard boxes
  • Tires
  • Automotive parts
  • Items piled on trailers or wagons
  • Construction, demolition & building material (concrete, toilets)
  • Freon containing units (fridges, freezers, air conditioners)
  • Hazardous waste (paint, pesticides, propane tanks)
  • Appliances (washers, dryers, stoves)
  • Items that can be broken down and placed in a garbage bag

COVID-19: Oxford County follows guidance from Southwestern Public Health and the Government of Ontario. See updates on our programs and services at www.oxfordcounty.ca/COVID-19