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Welcome to Essa Township

Township of Essa Administration Centre

5786 County Road 21 | Utopia, ON L0M 1T0

Phone: 705-424-9917 Fax: 705-424-2367

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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​​​​​​​​​​​​Waste Management​

Garbage and Recycling Collection

The County of Simcoe Waste Management Department is responsible for garbage and recycling collection.  For all complaints and/or inquiries please visit their website at www.simcoe.ca, or contact them directly at 705-735-6901 or 1-800-263-3199.  

As of November 1, 2021, the County is moving to a new automated cart collection for curbside waste.  For more information please visit the County's website page "This is​ How We Roll".

County of Simcoe Waste App

To receive collection reminders, view upcoming collections, and to find your nearest waste facility, download the County of Simcoe's "Waste App" to your mobile devices. (Click on "Waste App" to download).

Curbside Collection Calendar

To view the Curbside Collection Calendar, please visit the County of Simc​oe website at www.simcoe.ca, or contact the Simcoe County Customer Service at 705-735-6901 or 1-800-263-3199

Waste Facility Locations

For outlet locations located in the Township of Essa that sell additional garbage bag tags for residents, please visit the County of Simcoe's website at www.simcoe.ca.
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County of Simcoe Bulky Waste Removal Program

The County of Simcoe has a Bulky Waste Removal Program available to residents of Essa Township.  For more information on this program, contact the County of Simcoe at 705-735-6901 or visit their website at www.simcoe.ca.

Bi-Weekly Leaf and Yard Waste Collections

The County of Simcoe's bi-weekly yard waste collections take place at various times throughout the year.  To find out when your collection week is, please visit the County of Simcoe's Collection Schedule.

Blue Boxes

Recycling Blue Boxes are available at the Administration Centre (upper level).  New residents of Base Borden and home owners new to the Township are entitled to one blue ​box free of charge. Additional boxes or replacements are available for $5.00.

Landfill Locations

Site No. 13 - Tosorontio​

6815 Concession Road 4, Township of Adjala Tosorontio
Phone (705) 735-6901
West from Everett to Concession Road 4. 
Turn right approximately 1 mile.  Landfill on right.
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday - 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Site No. 16 - Bradford-West Gwillimbury

2960 Line 12 - Phone (705) 735-6901
1 km E of W/Gwillimbury Sideroad 10
Concession 12 between Hwy 11 and 400
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday - 9:00 am - 3:30 pm