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Bulk Garbage Curbside Collection

Bulk garbage collection for Bonavista will be held on the designated day for your area. Registration is required for pick up. You must call or email the Town Hall to schedule collection. It may take several days for all bulk garbage items to be removed from all residences in the area. For example, if you are scheduled for curbside pick-up on Monday, if there are a high number of scheduled collections, the pickup may occur on the next day.

Register for Curbside Collection:

To arrange for bulk garbage curbside collection please contact the Town Hall.

Call: 1-877-571-9185 or 709-468-7747

Bulk collection Guidelines:
  • Place items at your own curb by 8 a.m. Only items placed on the curb will be removed. Municipal employees will not pick up items throughout your property.

  • Garbage must be accessible and boxes free of snow/debris

  • All items must be bagged or bundled and tied. Scattered or loose items will not be collected.

  • Car wrecks will not be accepted during this bulk collection. However, please contact town hall to arrange for pick up at a later time.

  • A limit of 500 lbs or one pick-up load (whichever is less) will be collected from each household.

  • Bulk items will not be picked up after the scheduled collection days.

  • Sofas, tables, chairs, and furniture

  • Children's toys

  • Desks and bookshelves

  • Fridges, stoves, washers, dryers, and other household appliances

  • Box springs and mattresses

  • Dressers and bathroom fixtures

  • Carpet and flooring tied in rolls

  • Doors and window boxes

  • Tires

  • Tree limbs tied in bundles less than 1.5 m (4 ft)

  • Glass, securely placed in puncture-proof packaging and marked as BROKEN GLASS

  • Iron & removable car parts (all fluids must be removed by the resident prior to collection)

  • Other bulk items normally associated with a household


  • Scattered or lose items

  • Wood over 4 ft long

  • Items that do not fit in a pick-up truck

  • Fire pits and loose ash

  • Shingles and construction materials

  • Fish nets and gear

  • Car wrecks, car chassis, & frames

  • Animal carcasses & special wastes

  • Hazardous waste

  • Brick & concrete

  • Earthen materials, stumps, & large trees

  • Recyclables

  • Excrement & liquid waste

  • Biomedical waste


Bulk Collection Days

May 6 -- Division 1 – Canaille

May 13 -- Division 2 – Old Catalina Road

May 21 -- Division 3 – Bakeapple Marsh

May 27 --  Division 4 – Mockbeggar

June 3 -- Division 5 – Cellar Hill

June 10 -- Division 6 – Red Point

June 17 -- Division 7 - Bayley’s Cove

DIVISION 1 – Canaille – May 6th   

Comprising all the area of Bonavista known as Canaille from the west side of Folley Hill.

DIVISION 2 – Old Catalina Road – May 13th 
Comprising all the area of Bonavista known as Old Catalina Road east of Folley Hill including Chapel Hill, Riverstyx Road, also south side of Randell’s Road including Reader’s Lane and Bonavista Retirement Home.

DIVISION 3 - Bakeapple Marsh – May 21st   
Comprising all the area of Bonavista from the north side of Randell’s Road to the south side of Groves Lane including Bakeapple Marsh, Canon Bayley Road, Mount Prospect Street, Russelltown Road, Strathie’s Road, Cooper’s Hill & Collier’s Pond Road.

DIVISION 4 – Mockbeggar – May 27th  
Comprising all the area of Bonavista known as Mockbeggar and Rolling Cove from Walkham’s Bridge to Cove Bridge including the west side of Church Street.

DIVISION 5 - Cellar Hill – June 3rd 
Comprising all the area of Bonavista from the north side of Groves Lane to the south side of Mouland’s Lane including Cellar Hill and Swyers Hill.

DIVISION 6 - Red Point – June 10th  
Comprising all the area of Bonavista known as Red Point Road and the west side of Cape Shore Road from Swyers to Red Cove Road and from the north side of Mouland’s Lane including east side of Mead to the intersection of Dunn’s Road / Cape Shore Road and west side of Dunn’s Road to Mouland’s Lane.

DIVISION 7 - Bayley’s Cove – June 17th   
Comprising all the area of Bonavista known as Bayley’s Cove from north side of Red Cove Road including Cape Shore, east side of Dunn’s Road and east side of Sebastian Drive up to 123 Sebastian Drive (just before Cooper’s Hill).


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