Garbage collection and recycling

Please note that garbage collection is completed once every two (2) weeks for all sectors from the beginning of October to the end of April. However, from the beginning of May to the end of September, garbage collection is once per week.


  • Calendar

    Calendar 2019

    Domestic garbage (green bags / green containers) must be placed at the road for the regular collection, with an exception for dangerous materials (ex.: cans of paint, varnish, propane containers, etc.) and the materials listed below, as this residential garbage is buried at the site in Saint-Alphonse. The former landfill site is in New Richmond is closed.

    Collect of large items 2019

    List – Large items

  • Recycling

    All recyclable materials such as paper, carton, glass, plastic, plastic packaging, glass or plastic containers, must be placed in your blue recycling container. Please note that all wet recyclable materials (especially carton) that are outside of the recycling container will not be picked up.

    Recyclage charte

    Recycling Guide (published by the MRC of Bonaventure)

  • Collection of large articles

  • Disposal of electronic products

    The Town of New Richmond has a container situated at the Municipal Garage that is available at all times for the recuperation of your unwanted electronic products, such as:

    • computers
    • tablets
    • screens
    • printers
    • cell phones
    • ink cartridges
    • scanners
    • televisions
    • video games
    • etc…

    Municipal Garage : 128, boulevard Perron Est
    For information, call 418 392-7000

  • Landfill site

    Taxpayers must go to the site in Saint-Alphonse to dispose of garbage that does not go into the green containers.

    Schedule of the site in Saint-Alphonse : 418 388-2262

    • Monday to Friday from 8:15 to 16:30
    • Saturday from 8:15 to 12:00