Garbage/Recycling

Where can I get garbage tags?
Where can I get a blue box?
When are special drop-off days and what can be dropped off?
What can I put in my blue box?
When can I get rid of hazardous waste?

 
Q: Where can I get garbage tags?
A: Garbage tags can be picked up at the Township Office, any time during regular office hours - Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Every Montague homeowner/tenant is entitled to 90 free tags per year. If more are required, they can be purchased at the Township Office in batches of 15 tags for $15.
 
Q: Where can I get a blue box?
A: Blue boxes can be purchased from the Township Office for $8.
 
Q: When are special drop-off days and what can be dropped off?
A: Drop-off days take place once every spring and fall at the Public Works Garage - 6547 Roger Stevens Dr. Items that can be dropped off include white metals, furniture, scrap metal, etc. Items not accepted include: hazardous waste, propane tanks, animal or commercial waste. The items still require garbage tags or the equivalent monetary value. There will be a $50 cash charge for fridges, freezers and air conditioners containing Freon. Visit the Events section of the website for specific dates and times. Residents may drop-off brush, less than 2" in diameter, for chipping at the Township yard on this day only. E-waste will no longer be accepted on this day. E-waste is now collected at the Real Deal in Smiths Falls.
 
Q: What can I put in my blue box?
A: For a complete list of what you can put in your blue box, visit the Recycling Information page in Waste Management section of the Public Works Department webpage.
 

Q: When can I get rid of hazardous waste?
A: The Township is in partnership with other municipalities in Lanark County to provide a Hazardous Waste Depot in Carleton Place. The Depot is open on Saturdays from June through September between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon. Items which can be dropped off include paint cans, batteries, oil, cleaners, aerosol cans and antifreeze. For more information on the Depot, visit the Garbage Information page in the Waste Management section of the Public Works Department webpage.