Waste Collection Services for Schools, Community Events and Business Improvement Areas

Halton Region provides waste collection services to publicly-funded school boards, shopping districts and at community events to help divert waste from the landfill.

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Waste Collection for Publicly-funded Schools

Halton Region provides waste collection to the publicly-funded school boards that operate within Halton Region:

  • Halton District School Board
  • Halton Catholic District School Board
  • Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud
  • Conseil scolaire de district du Centre-Sud-Ouest
  • Provincial Schools Branch

Promotional Materials Order Form (PDF file)

Blue Box

Halton Region provides Blue Box recycling to all publicly-funded schools in Halton. 


Halton Region provides GreenCart composting to all publicly-funded schools in Halton.

Halton Region is the first municipality in Ontario to have every publicly-funded school participating in a GreenCart composting program.

Halton Region's GreenCart School Program has been recognized by the Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication (EECOM) with an Award of Excellence in Environmental Education.

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Waste Collection for Community Events

Halton Region can provide waste collection tools and assistance to ensure recycling and organic material generated at community events be diverted from landfill.

Guidelines for Available Waste Diversion Services at Community Events

The purpose of these guidelines is to:

  • Outline the services Halton Region is able to provide to public community events.
  • Ensure consistent service levels are provided to all events.
  • Specify the roles and responsibilities of the Region when providing waste diversion assistance to public community events.

To find out about available waste diversion services at community events, please read the Guidelines (PDF file)

Request Form for Waste Services at Community Events

To request waste diversion services, please fill in this request form (PDF file)

The request form needs to be submitted at least 6 weeks before the event date for the event to be considered for service.

Please send the request form to:

Recycling & Waste Resources

Background Information

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Waste Collection for Business Improvement Areas (BIAs)

The Waste Management Calendar for Shopping Districts has reminders of simple things businesses can do with their waste materials to ensure their customers enjoy a clean and welcoming experience.

February 2016 to March 2017: View the new Waste Management Calendar for Shopping Districts (PDF file)

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