Municipal Services

Landfill & Recycling

Garbage collection will take place every Monday starting April 20, 2020. On Monday April 20, 2020 there will be no bag limit. Beginning Monday April 27, 2020 there will be a limit of 3 bags. All garbage MUST be bagged and left on the ground. DO NOT put into a bin or can.
Please note: Garbage must be bagged in regular garbage bags. Garbage not bagged properly, too heavy to lift or that breaks open with too much weight will be left behind.


Schedule is as follows:
Kearns: 8:00 am to 10:00 am
North-Virginiatown: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Virginiatown: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Recycling will continue every second Thursday as usua

Waste Site Pass


Waste site pass are distributed with all tax bills in September. Non-tax paying cottage owners located at Raven and Cheminis Rd only can purchase a waste site pass at the cost of $100.00.


Hours of Operation


May 1 to September 30

Thursday 12:00 Noon to 8:00pm

Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm


October 1 to April 30

Thursday 12:00 Noon to 5:00pm

Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm





1. Rinse all recycling before putting it in the bin.

2. Break down cardboard boxes and tie it together if you have too much of it to fit in your bin.

3. All shredded paper should be put in a clear plastic bag.

4. This is a single stream recycling program so you do not need to sort your recycling.

5. Do not put compost or animal waste material in your bin.

6. Feel free to use CLEAR plastic bags for your recycling if it is convenient for you.

7. DO NOT put garbage and recyclable materials in the same bin.




PAPER PRODUCTS - newspaper, magazines, computer paper, pamphlets, flyers, envelopes, writing paper, cardboard, boxboard, cereal boxes, old corrugated cardboard, tissue boxes, soup boxes, shoe boxes, milk and juice cartons, etc…..


ELECTRONICS - computers, tv's, phones, cd players, etc...


ALUMINUM STEEL CANS - used for food and drinks, aluminum foil and plates, ect…


GLASS JARS AND BOTTLES - used for food and drinks, empty paint cans, aerosol cans…


PLASTIC CONTAINERS - bottles and all other plastic containers labeled with symbols #1 to #7


STYROFOAM - used for packaging and shipping.





PAPER - such as wax paper, paper towels, waxed grocery boxes.


METAL - coat hangers,  metal pots and pans.


GLASS - drinking glasses, cups, dishes, window glass, light bulbs, mirrors, pottery, glass pots and pans.        


PLASTIC - such as caulking tubes, cellophane and all other recycling that does not have the #1 to #7 symbols.

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Township of McGarry Office

27 Webster Street P.O. Box 99. Virginiatown, ON


Phone: 705 634-2145

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