New! Purchase bag tags online. Open the garbage bag tags form.

Compost Giveaway - 2021 event postponed

Each year around Earth Day, Towns and Townships in Muskoka pick up loads of compost from the District and schedule events to give it away to residents. As our community continues to monitor COVID-19 and variants of concern, Compost Giveaway Events have been postponed. 

Residential collection

The District of Muskoka arranges garbage, recycling and waste collection for Huntsville residents.

Please refer to the District of Muskoka's waste management guide for full details on the following in your area:

  • Garbage
  • Recycle
  • Compost
  • Leaf and yard waste

Try the District's online collection calendar to search by your address to confirm next collection day.

Blue boxes, garbage tags, green bins

Disposal and drop-off waste locations

Huntsville and area has a number of landfill and transfer stations, operated by the District of Muskoka

Landfill and transfer stations

Electronic waste (e-waste)

If you have electronic waste and are looking for the proper way to recycle it, you can:

Household hazardous waste

Drop off hazardous waste: