Environment

Waste Management Guide

To learn how to separate waste correctly, consult Ville de Sherbrooke's outil de tri (in French only).

Brown bin = compost

Here is the collection frequency for all of Sherbrooke:

Period Collection Frequency
April through November  Weekly
December through March  Once a month

Consult the collection calendar for your borough to find out which bin to put out when and the instructions for use page.

Your brown bin is your ally because it's picked up more regularly than the others. Consult the documents below to enhance your knowledge of this easy-to-use bin.

To find out more about your brown bin

To make sorting easier:

Tips and hints:

Green or blue bin = Recyclables

Here is the collection frequency for all of Sherbrooke:

Period Collection Frequency
 Year-around  Every two weeks
 *Downtown  Weekly

Consult the collection calendar for your borough to find out which bin to put out when and the instructions for use page.

Do you have questions about what you can put in your green (or blue) bin? To quickly find the answer, consult the reminder list.

Recycling in small businesses and industries

Recycling collection service is also offered to institutions, businesses and industries (ICI) that generate a small volume of recyclables. Consult this document to find out how to register: