Regional Holiday Hours - December 2019 to January 2020

All essential services provided by Niagara Region will be available through the holiday season from December 2019 to January 2020.

Most Niagara Region offices and facilities will be closed on Dec. 24, 25, 26, 31 and Jan. 1 including:

  • Administrative offices
  • Sexual health clinics
  • Public health
  • Child care centres

Garbage, Recycling and Organics Collection

The waste collection schedule will move forward by one day the week following Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Regular Collection Day Changed to:
Monday (Dec. 23) No change
Tuesday (Dec. 24) No change
Wednesday (Dec. 25) Thursday (Dec. 26)
Thursday (Dec. 26) Friday (Dec. 27)
Friday (Dec. 27) Saturday (Dec. 28)
Monday (Dec. 30) No change
Tuesday (Dec. 31) No change
Wednesday (Jan. 1) Thursday (Jan. 2)
Thursday (Jan. 2) Friday (Jan. 3)
Friday (Jan. 3) Saturday (Jan. 4)

Extra Bag of Garbage

In the week following Christmas (Dec. 26, 27, 28, 30, 31), households may put out one extra bag or can of garbage without a garbage tag on their regular collection day.

Christmas Tree Collection

Christmas tree collection is Jan. 6-10 on your regular collection day.

Trees must be at the curb by 7 a.m. with all ornaments and decorations removed. Trees wrapped in plastic or buried in snow will not be collected. No artificial trees.

Niagara Region Transit and Niagara Specialized Transit

Niagara Region Transit and Niagara Specialized Transit will not be operating on Dec. 25, 26 and Jan. 1.

There will be a modified schedule on Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve) and Dec. 31 (New Year's Eve). Check your route for final departure time.

Christmas and New Year's holiday transit schedule

Landfill / Residential Waste and Recycling Drop-off Depots

December

All depots are closed on Wednesday, Dec. 25 (Christmas Day) and Sunday, Dec. 29.

Depot Dec. 24 Dec. 26 Dec. 27 Dec. 28 Dec. 30 Dec. 31
Niagara Road 12 Landfill (West Lincoln) 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Closed 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Bridge St. (Fort Erie) 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Humberstone Landfill (Welland) 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Niagara Region Thorold Yard 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

January

All depots are closed on Wednesday, Jan. 1 (New Year's Day) and Sunday, Jan. 5.

Depot Jan. 2 Jan. 3 Jan. 4 Jan. 5 Jan. 6
Niagara Road 12 Landfill (West Lincoln) 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Closed Closed
Bridge St. (Fort Erie) 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Closed 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Humberstone Landfill (Welland) 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Closed 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Niagara Region Thorold Yard 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Closed 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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