Residents living in single and semi-detached homes have their garbage picked up on a weekly basis. The weekly collection includes the following:
To find out when garbage will be collected at your Cambridge home, use the Region's interactive map (screenshot shown below).
When you open up the map, search for your address at the top of the page, or scroll around the map to find your location.
The colour-coded map will then tell you which day of the week your garbage pickup occurs, and how frequently it happens.
Click on the map above to find out when Cambridge garbage collection takes place
The Region of Waterloo does not provide garbage collection for businesses, commercial buildings, or large dwelling units (ie: apartments and condominiums).
If you are a landlord, property manager, or business owner, the onus is on you to hire a private waste management company.
Hazardous Waste Disposal: This requires specialized waste removal and must not be combined with general waste (it is illegal to do so). Panda is able to provide full hazardous waste removal solutions and consulting.
Panda's waste consultants can help you figure out how your waste removal system can be streamlined.
Panda Environmental is equipped to handle all garbage collection needs in Cambridge and surrounding areas.
Hazardous waste is not included in your regular household pickup.
This is to ensure the health and safety of those working in waste collection, as well as the health and safety of your neighbours.
In order to safely dispose of household hazardous waste, you must bring your waste to one of these drop-off locations:
Note: These locations accept waste that has been generated only within Waterloo Region. Waste from other jurisdictions is not allowed. Additionally, a maximum of 25 litres per household per month of HHW can be dropped off at Regional facilities.
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) includes:
There are fees attached to hazardous waste disposal, and you can reduce the amount of hazardous chemicals in your home by using the BUD principle. Feel free to print out the following BUD graphic and put it on your fridge as a reminder:
Cambridge garbage collection won't include items that feature these symbols
Panda Environmental offers a wide variety of commercial waste management programs and services. We understand the benefits of proper waste disposal - both at home and in commercial settings.
Click here to learn more about all of our waste management services in Cambridge and surrounding areas. Work with Panda today and you will work with a waste management company that cares about recycling and the environment.
Panda has been a leader in responsible waste management and recycling solutions across Ontario for over 15 years. We are able to service all of your business' waste and recycling handling needs, including hazardous waste.
"Very happy with the service and prices are so much better than the competition. Glad my company made the switch. Great customer service. You can tell they appreciate their customers. Would recommend giving Panda a try. You can't go wrong." - Susan Ainsworth