Garbage & Recycling Services

NOTICE: As we work together to navigate this challenging time, safety is the priority for all staff and residents in Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s. In order to protect our waste collection staff, please follow the measures below. We can all do our part to be safe and slow the spread of COVID-19!

Garbage and Recycling Collection Map

View 2020 Waste Collection Schedule here:


Recycling collection will take place every second week on your scheduled garbage route. We require two streams of recycling to be placed in clear blue bags. Below is the information on what to include and how to separate “paper products” and “containers”:


Compost bins are available for residents to purchase at a fee of $25.00 by calling the Town Office at 895-8000.


Bulk Garbage
Bulk garbage collection service is available by appointment from May to November and is on a first come first serve basis.
Please call Public Works 895-8000 x 228 or email [email protected] to book the next available appointment in your area. You can also bring your bulk items to the Regional Waste Facility at Robin Hood Bay, free of charge.

It is unlawful to place oil, oil products, gasoline, or diesel fuel for household or bulk garbage collection.
These items must be brought to the Hazardous Waste Station at Robin Hood Bay.


Household Hazardous Waste

Please bring household hazardous waste directly to Robin Hood Bay. For more information click here.


Contact Our Staff

Charlie Hamlyn

Director of Public Works

709-895-8000 x232

Linda Newhook

Coordinator - Public Works

895-8000 x228

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