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Recycling & Waste Services

Find all the information you need to know about handling your household waste and recycling materials in Cochrane.
Recycling & Waste Services

Waste & Recycling Management

The Infrastructure Services Department provides commercial and residential curbside waste and recycling bins collection throughout the year. Moreover, the Infrastructure Services department also oversees the municipal landfill site and waste collection within the municipalities green spaces and parks.

Waste Program

We collect and handle household waste and recycling materials for residents of the Town of Cochrane and operate the municipal landfill, the Fournier Landfill Site. We provide weekly collection for waste and recycling. Each resident has a green bin for household waste and a larger blue bin for recyclables. You can find the garbage collection bylaw and waste/recycling map below.

Jared Alcock

Director of Infrastructure Services

92 Second Street
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
Tel: 705-272-5086
Fax: 705-272-3583

Email Jared

Statutory Pick Ups

Please check the local newspaper, our website or Facebook page, or simply contact the department for updates on statutory holidays.

Acceptable Recyclables

Download a copy of the town’s fact sheet on the benefits of recycling and why it’s important for the whole community.


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