Curbside Collection

Garbage Collection

2024 Public Works Newsletter | includes recycling and garbage information 

Weekly curbside collection of household garbage is available to all residential dwellings and apartments with not more than five units. Collection service is provided on the following schedule:

  • Collection for north of 10th Street, including the north side of 10th Street – Thursdays
  • Collection for south of 10th Street, including the south side of 10th Street – Fridays

Reminder

  • Place garbage beside the road or curb before or by 6:00 a.m. on your scheduled day to ensure pickup.
  • All bags must be tagged for collection by wrapping the bag tag around the neck of the bag.
  • If you are using a garbage container, wrap the bag tag on the top bag in the container so that it is visible when the lid is lifted.

Clear Garbage Bag Policy

The outer bag for containment of waste shall be clear & transparent (non-tinted). Bags shall be no larger than 26” x 36” and can be placed in a waste container for collection. Each bag placed at the curb for collection shall weigh no more than 50 pounds (23 kg). Unlimited clear kitchen catcher size (20" x 22") bags may be placed inside the larger clear bag. If your waste is not collected, a sticker indicating the reason why will be attached to the bag. Town of Hanover bag tags are required to be wrapped around the neck of the bag. To address privacy of personal items, one solid colour “privacy bag” no larger than 20” x 22” (the size of a kitchen catcher or grocery bag) inside each clear bag is permitted.

  • Unlimited clear kitchen catcher size (20” x 22”) bags may be placed inside the larger bag.
  • If your waste is not collected, a sticker indicating the reason why will be attached to the bag.
  • Town of Hanover bag tags are still required to be wrapped around the neck of the “clear bag”.

Bag Tag Purchase

Bag tags are sold at a cost of $2.50 per tag. Tags are available at the following locations:

LocationHours
Municipal Office | 341 10th St. Monday to Friday | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
Hanover Public Library | 451 10th Ave

Monday to Thursday | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Friday & Saturday | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Sunday | 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Circle K Convenience Store | 464 10th St.Open 24 hours/7 days
Pioneer Gas Bar | 857 10th St.Open 24 hours/7 days
Canadian Tire Gas Bar | 896 10th St.

Monday to Saturday | 6:30 am to 10pm

Sunday | 7:30 am to 10 pm

Giant Tiger | 880 10th St.

Monday to Saturday | 8:00 am to 9:00pm

Sunday | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

MacEwen Gas Bar | 594 10th St.

Monday to Friday | 5:30 am to 11:00 pm

Saturday 6:00 am to 11:00 pm

Sunday | 7:00 am to 10:00 pm

Hanover Esso | 337 2nd St.Open 24 hours/7days

Recycling Collection

Bi-weekly curbside collection of recyclables and cardboard is provided to all residential, commercial and institutional properties.

Recycling FAQS     Winter Recycling Tips     Recycle Right Poster

Recycling Reminders

  • Place recyclables beside the road or curb by 6:00 a.m. on your designated collection day.
  • Flatten and bundle all corrugated cardboard to a maximum size of 30” x 30” x 8”. Place it beside your blue box.
  • Rinse all food/beverage containers before placing them in your blue box.
  • Maximum blue box size is 83 litres and shall weigh no more than 23 kg. (50 lbs.)
  • New - All material must be loose in blue boxes. Do not use plastic bags.