Garbage Tags and Bins

COVID-19 Update: Residents can now purchase or exchange blue boxes and green bins online and have them delivered to their homes. This delivery service will be available until the Operations Centre reception reopens for in-person services. Residents can still purchase garbage tags online for mail delivery by Canada Post.

Garbage tags

Image of a set of 5 garbage tagsRichmond Hill's current waste limit is three bags or items per collection - furniture items count as one item each. If you have more than three items you must use garbage tags for extra items to be collected.

Garbage tags are sold in sets of five for $10.90 (including HST).

How to buy garbage tags

Garbage tags can be purchased online and mailed to your home via Canada Post. 

Buy online for delivery by mail 

Fill out and submit the form at the link below.

Buy garbage tags online for delivery by mail

You will receive your order in seven to 10 business days.

Waste bins

Residents can purchase new bins or exchange their damaged Richmond Hill labelled bin(s). Standard blue boxes, large blue bins with lids, green bins and kitchen catchers are available. 

How to buy/exchange waste bins 

Waste bins are now available for purchase/exchange online for delivery to your home. This delivery service will be available until the Operations Centre reception reopens for in-person services.

 Buy online for delivery to your home

Fill out and submit the form at the link below.

Buy waste bins online for delivery to your home

City staff will deliver the bin(s) (new purchases and exchanges*) to your home within 10 business days.

*If you are exchanging a damaged blue box or green bin, don't forget to leave the broken Richmond Hill labelled bin(s) on your porch or in front of your garage by 8 a.m. on the next business day after placing your order. Bin(s) must be visible from the street and completely empty to be collected.

Prices and fees

  • Blue boxes:Image of blue boxes, green bin, kitchen container and garbage tags
    • Regular sized (22 gallon): $11.99 (includes HST)
    • Large (32 gallon with lid): $42.04 (includes HST)
  • Green bins (12 gallon): $24.25 (includes HST)
  • Kitchen catchers: $10.66 (includes HST)

*An exchange fee of $8.45 (includes HST) will apply for replacement of damaged or broken Richmond Hill labelled blue boxes (22 gallon only) and green bins to help offset replacement costs. We do not exchange large blue bins with lids.

If you are a resident in a newly built home (excluding custom built homes) you can get a free set of recycling and organics containers. Please contact Access Richmond Hill at 905-771-8800 or access@richmondhill.ca to have your free set of waste bins delivered to your home within 10 business days. You do not need to complete the online order form.