The Region of Durham is responsible for collection and disposal of all residential waste in Pickering. This includes garbage, recycling, green bin, yard waste and large items. Visit or download their app to find your pick up schedule, and seasonal collection dates. 

Follow the links below for more information on waste diversion, collection dates and disposal facilities. Note that most links will redirect to the Region of Durham website.

Waste Related Programs

The Region of Durham offers the following waste related programs:

Learn what the City of Pickering is doing to help promote a clean and safe environment for residents and visitors:

Visit the Region of Durham website or email the Works Department at for more information.