Garbage & recyclables are to be placed at the curb at 7am the day of and no earlier than 6pm the night before!
The city of London requires that all residents have a 3 garbage bag / container limit! For duplex, triplex, etc., 3 containers / garbage bags are permitted per legal unit.
Note: Businesses are permitted to set out 12 bags of garbage per collection but trade waste is not accepted!
All residents must use plastic garbage bags! Residents may also use metal or plastic cans in order to use the city garbage collection program. The minimum size allowed is a 30 litre, maximum size 125 litres. Do not place grocery or kitchen bags to the curb unless they are in containers or garbage bags!
The maximum weight allowed per garbage bag / container is 20 kg (44 lbs). If you do exceed this limit you garbage bag or container will not be accepted! When it rains and you have a container with no lid it will exceed the weight limit! Please drain water before 7am the day of your collection!
Garbage container lids must be easily detachable. Do not tie lids down with hinges, ropes and bungee cords.
All Items that are Metal or Electronic are accepted by That Metal Guy! Please contact for more information!
We strongly advise that you divert any type of metal , electronic, wiring & batteries for your garbage bags, blue bins & garbage containers to help make a difference and keep our landfills clean providing our future with a green and cleaner system!
Items that are not to be collected with curbside garbage are:
The garbage collectors do accept broken glass as long as you completely seal it in a cardboard box and label it as broken glass or sharps. Do not exceed the weight limit mentioned above, and do not place box outside in the rain to ensure the safety of our garbage collectors! Damaged cardboard boxes have the potential of breaking and cutting the handlers.
Please place all garbage bags and containers on level ground and near the curb. Do not place on snow banks If there is no level ground please shovel an area on the curb or close to the curb to help prevent garbage cans tipping over into traffic making a mess as well as the garbage men accessibility. Your garbage will not be taken if not accessible!
That Metal Guy
1663 Commissioners Road East London, Ontario