New Bins Now in Place at Brandon Recycling/Yard Waste Depots

September 10, 2015


Brandon, MB – The City of Brandon’s Sanitation Department is pleased to advise the public that new, larger recycling and yard waste collection bins are now in place at the various community recycling and yard/garden waste depot locations across the City.

A new bin system has been implemented at these depots to provide a better method of public drop-off and improve the City’s process of collection and sorting of materials from the depots. The public may access the following locations to drop off materials as noted below: (Blue bins are for recyclables ONLY, while green bins are for compostable yard/kitchen waste ONLY, NO BRANCHES)

  • 1st Street and Richmond Avenue (NE laneway): yard & garden/kitchen waste ONLY

  • 400-Block of Franklin Street (East side of Rideau Park): Recycling and yard & garden/kitchen waste

  • Brandon’s Community Sportsplex (Rear of 30 Knowlton Drive): Recycling and yard & garden/kitchen waste

  • 34th Street and Victoria Avenue (NE laneway): Recycling and yard & garden/kitchen waste

  • Westridge Community Centre (location at this time is immediately south of Centre): Yard & garden/kitchen waste ONLY

  • Landmark Cinemas Theatre (Parking lot, 1570-18th Street): recycling ONLY , NO yard & garden/kitchen waste

  • Eastview Landfill (3300-Block of Victoria Avenue East): recycling and yard & garden/kitchen waste

The City of Brandon wishes to remind residents that the above depots are for the drop-off of listed materials ONLY – the depot locations SHOULD NOT be considered as a public drop-off for any other refuse material or large items such as furniture, discarded electronics, construction debris, etc. Such materials must be taken to the Eastview Landfill during regular hours of operation. Residents can also purchase a bulky item ticket and have Sanitation staff pick up larger items from their laneway or curb. More info on bulky item removal can be found here.

A reminder to all Brandon residents that refuse loads of 500 kilograms or less are free to dump at the Eastview Landfill, located at 3300 Victoria Avenue East. More information about the Eastview Landfill, including hours of operation, can be found on the City’s website or by calling 204-729-2281.