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The Township of Alfred and Plantagenet ensures waste management within its territory. The Municipality offers garbage and recyclables pick-up to reduce the effect of waste on its citizen’s health, the environment or the aesthetics of our region. In addition, special waste collection programs are available at specific times of the year, and the landfill site is accessible to residents. For further questions, please write to:

Recycling Pamphlet - What goes in your blue bin?

New pamphlet -What goes in your blue bin?

Flyer - What goes in my blue bin in the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet? edition November 2019 

Read it and apply it, to simplify the labour of sorting of Recycleaction!



Recycle any used primary batteries here including all :

AAA, AA, C, D, 6V and 9V batteries


How to prepare your batteries for recycling

It is important that batteries be prevented from short circuit


Step 1: Round up your used batteries.

Step 2: To avoid the possibility of a short circuit, use masking tape to cover the terminal ends of all lithium, button cell, 6 and 9 volt batteires.

Step 3: Place batteries inside the battery recycling container at the townhall


*Drop your batteries at the townhall reception located at 205 Old Highway 17, Plantagenet ON

How to prepare batteries for recycling

Christmas Trees (Natural Only)


You may dispose of your natural Christmas trees between December 26th and January 31st of the following year at the authorized locations:


Alfred: Water Tower

Plantagenet: Municipal Garage (at the far end of the backyard ) - 205 Old Highway 17

Lefaivre: Fire Station (at the back) - 1971 HôtelDeVille St, Lefaivre

Wendover: Community Centre (at the back) - 5000 du Centre St. Wendover

 Clothing and Textile

Diabetes Canada Donation Bins

A Donation Bin was installed at the landfill for recycling clothing and textiles for Diabetes Canada. The bin is accessible during the landfill opening hours on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Funds from these textiles are invested annually in diabetes research and to send kids in camps (summer camps, family camps, leadership programs, and day events) that are available in locations across Canada. 


Two other bins are accessible on the Township territory. To see the locations, click on this link.


What You Can Leave In A Donation Bin 


Not Accepted 


Household items 

Accessories and bags

Electronics & sports equipment

Clothing (all types)

Organic & hazardous materials


Any other textiles items that do not fit inside bin

General household textiles (towels, blankets, sheets)


Shoes and boots


Sleeping bags



Alfred's Thrift Store -Kazi9

The Kazi9 Thrift Store accept clothes. Containers are accessible from the outside behind the store.

344 St. Philippe St. Alfred ON

Leaves and Yard Waste — Landfill Site 

Grass clippings and leaves may be brought directly to the landfill site at no charge. 


There are no fees for the disposal of tires. Tires must be brought to the municipal landfill site.

Please make sure that tires are removed from the rims.

Waste Collection Limit - 64 gallons waste per collection

Please place garbage or recycling for collection within 5 metres (15 feet) of the travelled portion of the street or highway fronting your property by 7:00 a.m. on the morning of the day of collection.

The occupant of a residential dwelling unit may put a maximum of 64 gallons or three (3) standard bags (containers or bundles) of domestic waste per collection. 

Garbage and recycling pick-up is done according to the regular schedule  all year long, except on Christmas Day and New Year's Day.  Pick-up scheduled on one of these holidays will be postponed by one day.