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

Community Cleanup Day

When: Saturday, April 23, 2022

Check back for more details closer to the event.

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, January 22, 2022 (CANCELLED)
  • 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 three 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

When: Saturday, June 4, 2022

Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex - 1400 Wellington St E, Aurora.

Need to declutter? Do you have stuff that doesn’t spark joy in your life?
Rain or Shine, bring your treasures to our second annual Community Garage Sale.


Stay tuned for more information on how to participate.