Bruce Area Solid Waste Recycling provides curbside recycling and blue box collection services for residents in Saugeen Shores.

Items that are safe to recycle

It can be confusing to know which items you should place in your blue box. Read the Blue Box Information Guide to find out which items are safe to recycle.

You can also view the Plastic Recycling 101 Guide to learn which plastics are accepted in the blue box. For more information, visit Bruce Area Solid Waste Recycling.

Blue box collection schedule

View the Blue Box Collection Schedule to find out when you should place your blue box at your curb. Please have your blue box ready by 7:00 a.m. on collection day.

View the 2021 Blue Box Collection Schedule.

Cardboard box recycling depots

You can recycle flattened cardboard boxes at the following cardboard recycling depots:

  • Port Elgin Sewage Treatment Plant - 815 Lehnen St.
  • Public Works Garage - 339 Concession 6
  • Southampton Landfill - 126 Concession 14

Purchasing blue boxes

We sell blue boxes at our municipal office for $8.39 each.

Recycling used household items

Habitat for Humanity ReUse Stores


For more information:

1215 MacKenzie Road

Port Elgin, ON N0H 2C0


Leaf and yard waste

You can dispose of your leaf and yard waste at the Southampton Compost Site, located on Concession 14 beside the Landfill.