A list of upcoming garbage, recycling and composting events in Aurora.

Community Cleanup Day

Thank you to all the volunteers who came out on Saturday, April 23 to help clean up and beautify our Town. This year we collected over 1 Tonne of waste from our parks, trails and community. 

Stay tuned for details on next years event.

Thank you to our 2022 sponsors Aurora Home Depot, Aurora Home Hardware and Building Centre and Canadian Tire.

Home Hardware Logo     Home Depot Logo   Canadian Tire Logo

Curbside Giveaway Days

Curbside Giveaway Days will take place on:

  • Saturday, April 23, 2022
  • Saturday, May 28, 2022
  • Saturday, June 25, 2022
  • Saturday, July 23, 2022
  • Saturday, August 27, 2022
  • Saturday, September 24, 2022
  • Saturday, October 29, 2022

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

Compost Giveaway

When: Saturday, May 14, 2022
Where: Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex - 1400 Wellington St E, Aurora.
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Calling all gardeners! Don't miss our FREE compost giveaway event on Saturday, May 14, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex (SARC) located at 1400 Wellington Street East. 

Bring your buckets, shovels, and gloves and head to the SARC’s rear parking lot anytime between 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Compost will be available rain or shine as long as supplies last. Please note that limits will be in effect and that quantities are first-come, first-serve.

This giveaway is our way of saying thank you to all homeowners who take part in our regional and municipal organics collection programs, helping make Aurora a greener and more sustainable home for all.

For more information, please contact Amanda Cutler.

E-Waste Days 

E-waste days take place on:

  • Saturday, May 28, 2022
  • Saturday, October 22, 2022

Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: Joint Operations Centre - 229 Industrial Parkway North.

Looking to safely dispose of old or unwanted electronics. Look no further! Join us at one of our E-Waste Collection events from 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Joint Operations Centre - 229 Industrial Parkway North.

E-waste is collected and processed by Quantum Lifecycle Partners LP. For more information, please call 905-727-1375. 

Ensure your electronics are recycled at a facility that has been approved by the Ontario Electronic Stewardship (OES). OES is a non-profit industry funded organization that oversees electronics recycling through a network of approved collection sites and processors across the province. All OES processors are audited against criteria developed by Electronic Product Stewardship Canada to ensure that electronics are managed in an environmentally sound manner.

Community Garage Sale

Are you looking to declutter and simplify your life? Bring your unwanted treasures to our Community Garage sale to sell on Saturday, June 4. This is a free event, but space is limited. The event will take place rain or shine. No business vendors please.

To participate you must register by May 30 to reserve your spot. A food vendor will be on-site for a nominal fee.

To register, simply fill out the online form at the link below and gather the household items you want to sell.

Event seller information

Once you register, a staff member will contact you to confirm your spot.

  • You will be provided two parking spots to use to sell your items
  • All registered participants are required to bring their own tables, chairs and tents. Any items that were not sold must be taken away. Garbage collection will not be provided. All participants are responsible for their own waste.
  • No food, vendors or businesses are permitted to participate at this event.
  • A food donation is required for the use of the parking spots. A bin will be on site Saturday morning to drop off all food donations. All donations will be sent to the Aurora Food Pantry.

If you have any further questions. Please contact Amanda Cutler at acutler@aurora.ca

Register to sell your items

Community Event Information

Join us on Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex (1400 Wellington St E, Aurora) to see what treasures you will find. Community members will be on-site selling their used and new household items.