Did you know? 

  • The City of Cornwall provides garbage and recycling curbside services to over 500 Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional facilities, last year we collected 149.36 tonnes of recycling and 2,000 tonnes of waste. 
  • The City of Cornwall provides a seperate Commercial Cardboard (OCC) service to all Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional facilities, last year the City collected 132 tonnes of cardboard from our IC&I customers. 
  • The City offers waste collection for BIA and Le Village 2 times per week on Mondays and Fridays and recycling collection once a week on Wednesdays, meaning the downtown business areas are provided with 52 recycling collections, and 104 waste collections per year.
 Set up a Collection 

Did you set up a business in Cornwall and are wondering if you qualify for garbage and recycling collection? Fill out this form and someone from the Waste Management department will contact you to assist you in determining if the City can provide a service that suits your businesses needs. 

SET UP A NEW IC&I WASTE COLLECTION SERVICE

IC&I Businesses Outside the BIA
 Recycling Collection 

Program Information

The City of Cornwall currently provides curbside recycling collection for IC&I customers. There are multiple rules and regulations surrounding recycling collection for IC&I customers. If you feel your business fits the requirements for curbside  recycling collection please fill out this form to request collection. Please note this will be reviewed by the Waste Management Department to ensure your business meets the requirements outlined in the By-Law.

Time:  

Recycling for IC&I collection time is collected based on two factors: 

  1. If you are within the BIA or Le Village districts your recycling will be collected on Wednesdays, please visit the BIA and Le Village Tab for more Information. 
  2. If you are outside of the BIA and Le Village district your recycling will be collected based on the collection day for that geographical area. You can download the map for collection here. Please note in these areas garbage and recycling will be collected on the same day. All recycling must be out prior to 7:00 am on the day of your collection in order to be recycled, any recycling not out by 7:00am that is missed will not be returned for. If you choose to place your recycling out for collection the night previous, please ensure it is not out until after 7:00 pm. 

Size and Weight: 

 In order for recycling to be collected it must meet the following size and weight restrictions: 

  • Be under 27 kgs (60lbs)
  • Be in clear recycling bags with a maximum size of 106 cm x 122 cm (42 inches by 48 inches)
  • Be in a standard blue box
  • Be in a 95 gallon recycling cart- certified for lifting with a metal bar located at the front of the bin. 95 gallon carts must be approved by the City prior to collection. All businesses must purchase their own recycling containers. 

Restrictions: 

In order for recycling to be collected it shall not contain the items listed below: 

  • bulky cardboard (there is a special collection for bulk cardboard, to sign up for bulk cardboard collection please fill out this form)
  • garbage
  • unaccepted recyclable materials (for information on what can be recycled read this)
  • be in black bags or garbage containers
 Garbage Collection 

Program Information: 

The City of Cornwall currently provides curbside garbage collection for IC&I customers. There are multiple rules and regulations surrounding waste collection for IC&I customers. If you feel your business fits the requirements for curbside garbage and recycling collection please fill out this form to request collection. Please note this will be reviewed by the Waste Management Department to ensure your business meets the requirements outlined in the By-Law.

Time:  

Garbage for IC&I collection time is collected based on two factors: 

  1. If you are within the BIA or Le Village districts your garbage will be collected on Mondays and Fridays, please visit the BIA and Le Village Tab for more Information. 
  2. If you are outside of the BIA and Le Village district your garbage will be collected based on the collection day for that geographical area. You can download the map for collection here. Please note in these areas garbage and recycling will be collected on the same day. All garbage must be out prior to 7:00 am on the day of your collection in order to be collected, any garbage not out by 7:00am that is missed will not be returned for. If you choose to place your garbage out for collection the night previous, please ensure it is not out until after 7:00 pm. 

Size and Weight: 

 In order for garbage to be collected it must meet the following size and weight restrictions: 

  • Be under 27 kgs (60lbs)
  • Be in bags with a maximum size of 106 cm x 122 cm (42 inches by 48 inches)
  • Be in containers that have two handles and are no larger then 136 litres (30 gallons) 

Restrictions: 

In order for garbage to be collected it shall not contain the items listed below: 

  • Bulky items such as furniture, mattresses, desks, cabinets, chairs, etc. 
  • Waste from a manufacturing or industrial process (i.e. if you are a parts supplier, used or broken parts cannot be put out with the waste) business must maintain a dumpster for waste generated through their business process. 
  • Rejected product or waste from your business (i.e returned or expired materials) business must maintain a dumpster for waste for these products. 
  • Hazardous waste
  • Tires
  • Wood 
  • Construction or demolition material 
  • Dirt, gravel, sod, sand pavement or asphault
  • Shingles 
  • Medical waste 
  • Scrap metal
BIA and Le Village Collection
 Recycling Collection

Program Information

The City of Cornwall currently provides curbside recycling collection for IC&I customers. There are multiple rules and regulations surrounding recycling collection for IC&I customers. If you feel your business fits the requirements for curbside  recycling collection please fill out this form to request collection. Please note this will be reviewed by the Waste Management Department to ensure your business meets the requirements outlined in the By-Law.

Time:  

Recycling for IC&I collection time is collected based on two factors: 

  1. If you are within the BIA or Le Village districts your recycling will be collected on Wednesdays, between 7:00 am and 9:30 am. Please have your recycling placed neatly infront of your business for collection. Recycling placed out after this time period will not be collected. If you plan to place recycling out the night before, please ensure it does not go out to the curb prior to 7:00 pm. 
  2. If you are outside of the BIA and Le Village district your recycling will be collected based on the collection day for that geographical area. You can download the map for collection here. Please see the IC&I outside the BIA tab for more information. 

Size and Weight: 

 In order for recycling to be collected it must meet the following size and weight restrictions: 

  • Be under 27 kgs (60lbs)
  • Be in clear recycling bags with a maximum size of 106 cm x 122 cm (42 inches by 48 inches)
  • Be in a standard blue box
  • Be in a 95 gallon recycling cart- certified for lifting with a metal bar located at the front of the bin. 95 gallon carts must be approved by the City prior to collection. All businesses must purchase their own recycling containers. 

Restrictions: 

In order for recycling to be collected it shall not contain the items listed below: 

  • bulky cardboard (there is a special collection for bulk cardboard, to sign up for bulk cardboard collection please fill out this form)
  • garbage
  • unaccepted recyclable materials (for information on what can be recycled read this)
  • be in black bags or garbage containers
 Garbage Collection

Program Information: 

The City of Cornwall currently provides curbside garbage collection for businesses in the BIA and Le Village. There are multiple rules and regulations surrounding waste collection for BIA and Le Village businesses. If you feel your business fits the requirements for curbside garbage and recycling collection please fill out this form to request collection. Please note this will be reviewed by the Waste Management Department to ensure your business meets the requirements outlined in the By-Law.

Time:  

Garbage for businesses collection time is collected based on two factors: 

  1. If you are within the BIA or Le Village districts your garbage will be collected on Mondays and Fridays, between 7:30 am and 9:30 am. Please have your garbage neatly placed out in front of your business for collection. Garbage placed out after this time period will not be collected. If you plan to place garbage out the night before, please ensure it does not go out to the curb prior to 7:00 pm.
  2. If you are outside of the BIA and Le Village district your garbage will be collected based on the collection day for that geographical area. You can download the map for collection here. Please see the IC&I and Businesses outside of the BIA waste tab for more information. 

Size and Weight: 

 In order for garbage to be collected it must meet the following size and weight restrictions: 

  • Be under 27 kgs (60lbs)
  • Be in bags with a maximum size of 106 cm x 122 cm (42 inches by 48 inches)
  • Be in containers that have two handles and are no larger then 136 litres (30 gallons) 

Restrictions: 

In order for garbage to be collected it shall not contain the items listed below: 

  • Bulky items such as furniture, mattresses, desks, cabinets, chairs, etc. 
  • Waste from a manufacturing or industrial process (i.e. if you are a parts supplier, used or broken parts cannot be put out with the waste) business must maintain a dumpster for waste generated through their business process. 
  • Rejected product or waste from your business (i.e returned or expired materials) business must maintain a dumpster for waste for these products. 
  • Hazardous waste
  • Tires
  • Wood 
  • Construction or demolition material 
  • Dirt, gravel, sod, sand pavement or asphault
  • Shingles 
  • Medical waste 
  • Scrap metal

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