Niagara Region garbage tag


As of January 1, 2024, Circular Materials is responsible for Niagara's residential recycling program in accordance with the Province's new Blue Box regulation. This includes Blue / Grey box material collection and replacement of recycling containers (Blue / Grey Boxes).

New or Replacement Boxes: Replacement blue boxes are no longer available at the Township Administration Building or at other municipal facilities in Niagara. Residents can contact their municipality's collection contractor to receive a new or replacement Blue or Grey Box. In West Lincoln, this is GFL Environmental Inc.

For residential recycling collection inquiries or to obtain a new or replacement box, please contact:

GFL Environmental Inc.

Industrial, commercial and institutional and non-residential properties (businesses, commercial components of mixed-use buildings, municipal properties, and places of worship) will continue to contact Niagara Region's Waste Info Line for recycling collection inquiries: or 905-356-4141 or 1-800-594-5542.

Waste Collection

Niagara Region is responsible for residential waste collection in the Township of West Lincoln. For full details about garbage, hazardous waste, large item pick-up and organic collection please visit the Niagara Region website. 

Large Item Pick-Up

To book a large item collection, please submit online requests or call at least two working days before your regular collection day to make arrangements. 


The West Lincoln - Niagara Road 12 Landfill is located at 7015 Concession 7 Rd. The waste and recycling drop-off depot is only available to residents of West Lincoln, Grimsby, Lincoln and Pelham. The household hazardous waste depot is open to all residents of Niagara.

Visit the Landfil Webpage for more information, including operating hours, disposal fees and accepted items.

Illegal Dumping

Illegal dumping is a crime. To report acts of illegal dumping, please contact Niagara Region.

Illegal dumping is the disposal of any material in non-designated areas. Below are some examples of non-designated areas:

  • public roads
  • ditches
  • rural areas
  • public property
  • vacant lots
  • in public litter receptacles