Yard and Garden Trimmings Drop-Off

Richmond residents can drop off yard trimmings at the City Recycling Depot free of charge, in amounts less than one cubic yard (a car, station wagon or mini van load). For subsequent cubic yards there is a fee of $25.00 per cubic yard. Please be prepared to show proof of residence.

* Commercial operators are charged $25.00 per cubic yard.

Materials Accepted for Drop-Off


Not Accepted

  • flowers
  • grass clippings
  • leaves
  • plants (living or dead/dried)
  • plant trimmings
  • tree & hedge prunings
  • other organic yard materials
  • diseased plants
  • garden hoses or flower pots
  • non-organic materials
  • prunings over 4 in.(10 cm) in diameter
  • rocks, dirt or sod
  • wood products

Yard & Garden Trimmings Drop-Off Locations

Ecowaste Industries Ltd.


Hours: Mon to Fri - 7:00am to 4:30pm (last load 4:15pm)
Sat - 8:00am - 4:00pm (last load 3:45pm)
Location: Triangle Road off the south foot of No. 6 Road. The civic address of the property is 15111 Williams Road.

City Recycling Depot


Hours: Mon to Sun - 9:00am to 6:15pm
Except statutory holidays.
Location: 5555 Lynas Lane