The County of Simcoe coordinates the collection of all garbage and recycling in Severn, including:

Please contact the County of Simcoe if you have any questions or concerns about garbage and recycling collection.

New automated cart system

The County is rolling out a new automated cart system for curbside waste collection starting November 1, 2021.

Learn about the new cart system

Collection schedule

View the garbage and recycling collection schedule to learn about your collection days, what can go into your recycling bin and even how to set up service alerts and reminders.

Download the Simcoe County Collects app

On waste collection days during the winter season, make sure to place all items including your garbage, recycling and organic bins at least 1.2 to 2.0 metres (4 to 6 feet) inside your driveway to prevent accidental impact with snow plows.

Purchase recycling and green bins

You can purchase a recycling bin at the Administration Office located at 1024 Hurlwood Lane in Severn. The following fees will apply:

  • $5 for a blue bin
  • $15 for a green bin

Bag tags

You can put out two garbage bags each garbage collection week. If you'd like to put out an additional garbage bag, you need to attach a bag tag to any additional garbage bags. You can use up to six garbage bag tags at a time for a total of eight garbage bags.

It costs $15 for five bag tags and you can purchase tags at the following locations:

Transfer stations

You can use any of the County of Simcoe Landfill Sites and Transfer stations for large items.

Community programs

We partner with the County of Simcoe to provide annual community programs such as Pitch In Week and the Mulch Giveaway. Visit our community calendar for more information.