Waste Collection 


Click the image above to view the online version of the 2019 Waste Calendar.

The Town of Aurora has recently signed a new contract with waste collection contractor GFL.  As part of the contract the Town has realigned the collection schedule and added a new email wasteline@gflenv.com and phone number 905-713-0005 for more information about missed collections and broken bins.

Upcoming 2019 E-Waste Date

Have you recently replaced a computer, phone or television? Drop-off all of your unwanted or obsolete electronic devices to be fully recycled at the Joint Operations Centre - 229 Industrial Parkway North on Saturday, January 19 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Curbside Giveaway Days

During Curbside Giveaway Days, Aurora residents are invited to place unwanted, gently used items clearly labelled FREE at the curb for other residents to take for their own use, free of charge. This helps divert unwanted items out of landfill. 

The next curbside giveaway days are:

Saturday, April 27, May 25 and  June 22, 2019 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.

All uncollected items should be removed from the curb after 5 p.m. 

2019 Christmas Tree Collection

Christmas Tree Pick-up between January 8 to January 11
Christmas tree pick-up will take place between January 8 to January 11 on your scheduled waste pick-up day.

All decorations, tree skirts and plastic tree bags must be removed before putting your tree out at the curb for pick-up.

Please ensure the tree is not frozen and is no longer than 6 feet.

2020 Christmas Tree Collection

2020 Christmas Tree Collection will take place during the week of January 7, 2020.

Commercial Tote Collection

Please see below for the 2019 holiday collection schedule:

Monday, February 18 – NO COLLECTION --- GFL will collect on Friday, February 15

Monday, May 20 - NO COLLECTION --- GFL will collect on Friday, May 17

Monday, July 1 - NO COLLECTION --- GFL will collect on Friday, June 28

Monday, August 5 - NO COLLECTION --- GFL will collect on Friday, August 2

Monday, September 2 – NO COLLECTION --- GFL will collect on Friday, August 30

Monday, October 14 – NO COLLECTION --- GFL will collect on Friday, October 11

Please ensure that all your totes are out to the curb by 7:00 a.m.

2017 Textile Program

Thank you for participating in the 2017 Textile Program. The program has now ended. 

2019 Textile Program

Great news – we've obtained Diabetes Canada to continue our textile program.  Please look for changes to come in the new year.

Refer to this page for further updates about textile boxes in Aurora or call Access Aurora at 905-727-1375.

​OOPS Sticker​

If you received an 'oops' sticker with your waste and recycling collection, please view Green For Life's 
(GFL) 'oops sticker' page for more information.

OOPS Image

​​Assisted Recycling Collection Service​

The Town of Aurora's Assisted Recycling and Waste Collection Service is a no cost program that promotes independent living and reduces the risk of injury to those in need of physical assistance.

Fill out and sign the application form below and send it to the Town of Aurora for assistance.

Assisted Recycling Collection Service Application​

Green For Life Environmental Corporation

Green For Life Environmental Corporation (GFL) is the Town's garbage and recycling contractor.

Over time, residents will notice that collection vehicles will bear the GFL logo and colours. Residents can expect to enjoy the same excellent customer service that they currently receive.

The Regional Municipality of York, in partnership with our local municipal partners, is developing the SM4RT Living Plan, also known as the Integrated Waste Management Master Plan sm4rtliving.ca

​Who to Call

Collection Inquiries
Phone: 1-866-421-5625
Email: wasteline@gflenv.com

Other Waste Management Questions/Concerns
Phone: 905-727-1375

Hazardous Materials​
Phone: 1-877-464-9675

​Recycling and Waste Collection Links​


W​aste, Recycling an​d Green Bin Collection Route Map

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