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 to ensure collection.

2021 Collection Dates

MonthPick-up Dates
January 02* 15 29
February 12 26  
March 12 26  
April 09 23  
May 07 21  
June 04 18  
July 02 16 30
August 13 27  
September    10 24  
October 08 22  
November 05 19  
December 03 17 31

*New Year's Day (January 01) Make Up Date - Saturday, January 02, 2021


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)

2022 Special Pick-up Dates

Special Pick-upDate
Christmas Tree Collection January 14, 2022
Spring Cleanup May 06, 2022
Spring Leaf Collection June 03, 2022
Fall Leaf Collection November 18, 2022

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