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The County of Dufferin Ontario


Yard Waste
Bulky Items & White Goods

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Attention residents of Hornings Mills, Laurel, Mansfield, Mansfield Ski Hill Area, and Marsville. Please click here for important information regarding expansion of the Week B yard waste collection zone, effective July 4, 2016. 


Yard waste is collected from April through November 2018. Click here for the schedule (PDF).

Collection of yard waste begins on the Monday of designated weeks, and continues until the entire collection area is completed, which may take a few days.

Place yard waste at the curb by Monday at 7 a.m. of your scheduled week to ensure collection.

Week A Click here for dates (Week A in dark brown).

Yard waste is collected in the Town of Orangeville.

Week B Click here for dates (Week B in yellow).

Yard waste is collected in the urban areas of Grand Valley and Shelburne, as well as rural subdivisions. 

Rural subdivisions include Brookhaven Cres., Campbell Road, Cardinal Woods, Devonleigh Drive, Fieldstone, Garafraxa Woods, Grand View Road, Hornings Mills, Island Lake, Laurel, Madill Drive, Mansfield, Mansfield Ski Hill Area, Marsville, Nature's Landing, Purple Hill, Rayburn Meadows, Robinson Road, Starrview Cres., Sylvanwood Estates, Village Green, Waldemar, and Watermark.

Rural Areas Click here for dates (Rural areas in grey).

In rural areas yard waste is collected on a monthly call-in basis.  To be added to the list, contact GFL at 1.888.941.3345 ext. 1 or dufferin@gflenv.com at least one week in advance.

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Christmas trees are collected in January.  Do not bag trees for collection and ensure that decorations are removed. Trees that are buried in snow will not be collected.

Set out requirements

Place yard waste in paper bags, open labeled containers or bundles.  
Up to 20 bags/containers/bundles can be placed out for each collection. Plastic bags are not permitted.
Each bag/container/bundle should not exceed 125L (33 gal), 20kg (44lbs), or 1.25m (4feet). Secure bundles with twine.


Not Accepted

  • Fallen fruit from trees
  • Grass clippings
  • Hedge trimmings
  • Leaves
  • Tree prunings (sticks, twigs & small branches)
  • Weeds
  • Yard & house plants (no soil)
  • Yard & garden trimmings
  • Animal waste
  • Clay
  • Food waste
  • Garbage
  • Lumber & tree stumps
  • Metal
  • Plant markers & tags
  • Plastic bags
  • Plastic & clay flower pots
  • Soil & sod
  • Stones, rocks, & gravel



Grass clippings left on the lawn after mowing decompose quickly and release valuable nutrients back into the soil. Lawns stay greener, healthier, and develop a deeper root system.

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Bulky items and white goods are collected on a monthly call-in basis.

To arrange collection and payment, contact GFL at 1.888.941.3345 ext. 1 or dufferin@gflenv.com at least one week in advance of the scheduled collection. Items will be collected on your regular collection day during the scheduled week. Refer to the calendar for collection dates.

White Goods

Bulky Items

Fee: $20 each (*plus $10 if refrigerants (i.e. Freon) need to be removed) Fee: $20 for up to four items per collection

Accepted Items:

  • Air conditioners*
  • Barbeques (excluding propane tanks)
  • Bath tubs
  • Dehumidifiers*
  • Dishwashers
  • Freezers*
  • Humidifiers
  • Hot water tanks
  • Refrigerators*
  • Solid metal desks
  • Stoves
  • Washers & dryers
  • Water coolers*

For safety reasons, please ensure that appliances are empty, remove doors and lids and place them beside the item.

Accepted Items:

  • Artificial Christmas trees
  • Bed frames & futons
  • Bicycles
  • Cabinets, buffets, etc.
  • Carpet & underpad
  • Chairs & sofas
  • Dressers & vanities
  • Exercise equipement
  • Floor & table lamps
  • Lawn furniture
  • Linoleum
  • Mattresses & box springs
  • Tables
  • Toilets
  • Wood pallets

Not accepted:

  • Construction & demolition waste
  • Electronic waste
  • Hazardous waste
  • Propane Tanks
  • Tires
  • Tree Stumps
  • Concrete
  • Bricks
  • Automobile Parts

If you are not sure about a particular item, please contact GFL.


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519.941.2816 ext. 2620


55 Zina Street, Orangeville ON L9W 1E5

Contact GFL directly at 1.888.941.3345 ext. 1 or dufferin@gflenv.com for missed collections, timely updates and route alterations, to schedule a collection for bulky items or white goods, or to schedule a collection for yard waste in rural areas.

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