Waste Management

The Township of Zorra is taking steps to support our community's response to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) and measures taken by Southwestern Public Health. We are monitoring our operations daily to ensure we are taking the right actions to protect our residents, employees and visitors. Visit our COVID-19 page for regular updates.

Stay connected with Wasteline.

Oxford County’s garbage and recycling curbside collection program now includes weekly, single stream recycling. Garbage & recycling collection day is Monday in Zorra. Wasteline tools help you keep track of your garbage and recycling collection schedule. Get the information you want when you want it by using the “When’s my pickup?” tool (located below), signing up for automated reminders, or using the Wasteline mobile app.

Search by address to confirm your next waste collection day and see what materials are being collected.

You can also:

  • View, download and print your collection calendar
  • Sign up for weekly reminders (email, phone or Twitter)
  • Add a schedule to your personal calendar (iCal, Google Calendar or Microsoft Outlook)
  • Find out what goes where for any materials

To cancel notifications from Wasteline on mobile devices, reply “cancel” to the text message. To cancel telephone reminders, wait for prompt at the end of a notification phone call and follow instructions to cancel further notices. Email reminders contain an unsubscribe link in the footer of each message.


Use your Apple or Android device to view schedules, receive reminders, and get sorting tips for your garbage and recycling.

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Waste Management Calendars

Oxford County garbage and recycling program information

Waste Management Calendars are mailed out to all residents in the County. Download a copy of the calendar here. If you did not receive a Waste Management Calendar, you can pick one up at the Township office or you can visit the County of Oxford website to request a calendar online.

Don't get left behind

When garbage and recycling isn't set out right, it costs more money to collect and process. For more details on how to properly clean and set out materials, visit Wasteline.ca

Composting and Recycling

Available for sale at the Township office.

Composter $10.00, taxes included.

16 gallon Recycle Bin $4.50, taxes included.  This bin is to be used for paper, cardboard, newspapers, egg cartons, etc.

22 gallon Recycle Bin $5.50, taxes included.  This bin is for containers (plastic, drink cartons, cans, glass, etc.).

Recycle bin lids $1.50 each.  

Rain Barrel $45.00, taxes included.

Bag Tags $2.00 each. Can't get into the office to pick up Bag Tags? They are available for sale at many local retailers and libraries around the county. If you prefer, send us a cheque or pay online and we will mail tags out to you!

Brush, Leaf and Yard Waste Depots

Did you know that Zorra has a free depot for brush, leaf and yard waste?  It is located across the road from the Kintore Public Works Shop at 783045 Road 78, just east of Highway 19.  Acceptable materials include:  fruits & vegetables, garden hedge & tree trimmings, grass, leaves, Halloween pumpkins, house & garden plants, brush (not longer than 6ft), Christmas Trees.  This depot is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  There is no charge for this service.