Waste Management

When is the next scheduled waste pick-up?

Waste pick-up in the Town of Trenton is scheduled for every second Friday by Pictou County Solid Waste.Recyclables and garbage are picked up on the same day. All material should be placed curbside by 7:00 AM.

2020 Pick-up Dates

MonthPick-up Dates
January 03 17 31
February 14 28  
March 13 27  
April 11* 24  
May 08 22  
June 05 19  
July 03 17 31 
August 14 28  
September    11 25  
October 09 23  
November 06 20  
December 04 18  

*Good Friday (April 10) Make Up Date - Saturday, April 11, 2020


In the event of a cancellation, notice will be given by PCSW prior to 7:00 AM on 94.1 East Coast FM Radio, announced on their Pictou County Solid Waste and Pictou County Solid Waste on Facebook. If your collection is cancelled before 7:00 AM your material will be collected the following Saturday. If a storm begins when the collection trucks are on their routes, it is at the drivers discretion to continue collecting. If this happens and your collection is cancelled, your material will be picked up on your next regular collection day. (PCSW)

2020 Special Pick-up Dates

Special Pick-upDate
Christmas Tree Collection January 17, 2020
Spring Cleanup May 08, 2020
Spring Leaf Collection June 05, 2020
Fall Leaf Collection November 20, 2020

Never Miss A Collection Day Again!

Pictou County Solid Waste has developed a new waste app to provide all residents with easy access to collection schedules and answers regarding proper sorting. As well, the app gives you the option of receiving reminders and will notify you regarding cancellations or changes to your collection. Go to www.pcwastemgmt.com and type in your address – it’s that easy to sign up!

Pictou County Solid Waste

Pictou County Solid Waste

PCSW Management Facility

220 Landfill Road, Mount William, Pictou County, NS

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday - 8:00am to Noon

Waste Reduction Hotline