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The District of Port Hardy provides residential garbage and recycling pickup and disposal services via its contractor, Fox’s Disposal Ltd. Please note that arrangements for garbage and recycling services for multi-family residential developments are made directly by the owners of these developments. This latter arrangement also applies to non-residential developments.
2024 Garbage & Recycling Calendar Now Available!
The 2024 Garbage & Recycling Calendar for curbside residential collection is now available. Download a printable version at the link below.
RETURN TO BI-WEEKLY, ALTERNATING CURBSIDE PICK UP
No problem, drop into the District Office Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm to pick up a ticket for an extra container of garbage to be picked up on garbage day.
Questions? Call us 250-949-6665
The following materials will not be picked up:
- Hazardous waste (including asbestos)
- Cardboard (put out with you recyclables…not garbage)
- Flammable waste (including grease)
- Contaminated soil
- Scrap metal
- Construction waste
Have Asbestos Waste? Ensure your waste is properly packaged prior to disposal!
These and other materials may be accepted at the Fox’s Disposal Ltd. transfer station site at 5990 Steel Road in Port Hardy (250-949-6306), the Port Hardy Return-It Centre at 8740 Main Street in Port Hardy (250-949-7700), or the 7 -Mile Landfill & Recycling Facility on Highway No. 19 (250-949-1681). Please call these facilities first to ensure they will accept the materials you wish to bring to them.
|7 Mile Landfill & Recycling (Regional Landfill click here for more information and tipping fees; offers small appliance recycling program (www.unpluggedrecycling.ca)||7-Mile Regional Landfill & Recycling Facility
Located 7 miles south of Port Hardy on Highway 19
Open 9 am-4 pm, Monday – Friday; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday
|Household goods & clothing||Harvest Food Bank
7120 Market St.
Call: 250-902-0332 for hours of operation
|Returnable cans, bottles and plastic milk jugs (not milk cartons)||Port Hardy Return-It Centre
8740 Main Street, Port Hardy,
|Household goods & clothing||Port Hardy Women’s Hospital Auxiliary
8720 Main St.
|Residential, construction and household waste (NOT cardboard) for a small drop-off fee. Free drop off during regular business hours only for: metal cans, all appliances (including appliances containing freon), clean metal, and propane tanks||Transfer Station
Located at Fox’s Disposal yard at 5990 Steel Road (Tacan site)
1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Friday & Saturday
|Residential Yard waste: grass, hedge clippings, flowers, leaves, garden waste (no food products), branches & tree prunnings up to 50mm or 2″ in diameter and cut to 1.5m / 4.5′ long. Please pile branches separately for recycling purposes. NO wood over 2″ in diameter, wood chips, stumps/roots, soil or rocks.||Yard Waste Depot
Next to Public Works yard
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
We are excited to announce the Adopt-a-Street program. By signing up, participants will volunteer to clean a street in Port Hardy twice monthly, for two years. Building community spirit and pride, this initiative is a great opportunity for individuals, families, a business or organization to help keep our community clean and beautiful year-round.
Participants will be provided equipment and details at Public Works, following which a sign acknowledging their commitment to the program will later be placed on their street.
Interested? Follow the steps below to Adopt-A-Street!
- Complete the application form.
- Be sure to indicate your top 3 route choices.
- Email your completed application to email@example.com or submit to the Municipal Hall.