Branch pickup


Small branches

Small tree branches are picked up during the organic waste collection. Branches must not exceed 25 mm (1 in.) in diameter and be tied in bunches. No bunch may exceed 1.2 m (4 ft.) in length and 50 cm (18 in.) in diameter.

Bunched tree branches may be left beside the brown bin for pickup with other organic waste as of 7 p.m. on the evening before collection day.

Large diameter branches

Large quantities of tree branches and large diameter branches (4 inch max.) are picked up by special collection.

Special collection and conditions

Special collection times and Timeframe


Usually, branch collection takes place, at your request, within five business days, depending on the traffic period. Please note that due to the pandemic situation of covid-19, this timeframe may be longer due to reduced staff at work. Please be assured that your request will be kept on file and will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Before making an online request for branch pickup hereafter, you must be cognizant of the following:

Bad example: Jumbled branches and sections of cuttings not facing the street.

Well placed branches along the street.

The branch pickup season is over for the year 2022

The online service will open on May 1, 2023.

The branch pickup season is underway

The online service will open soon in 2022. In the meantime, your request can be made by calling 514-684-1010.

Boil water advisory in effect in the DDO territory