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May 05, 2020
Garbage and recycling collection delays in Ingersoll and Zorra Township (May 5)

Some garbage and recycling pick-ups scheduled for Monday, May 4 will take place on Tuesday, May 5 instead

Oxford County is advising residents of Ingersoll and Zorra Township with scheduled garbage and recycling collection pick-up for Monday, May 4 that some curbside pick-ups will take place on Tuesday, May 5 instead.

Oxford County experienced delays with yesterday’s collection, the first day under a new service contractor, as waste collectors operated routes for the first time. Routes from May 4 to be collected on May 5 include:

  • Zorra Township: Road 84 between 29th and 31st Line; parts of Hunt Road; County Road 60 between 25th and 27th Line
  • Embro: Commissioner Street west of Ross Street
  • Thamesford: Partial areas both north and south Highway 2 and part of the area west of Highway 19
  • Ingersoll: Northwest part of town

Customers living in these areas whose garbage and recycling were not collected should place their materials out again on May 5. To report a missed pick up, please call 1-800-755-0394.

Delays may be experienced in other communities this week: please check for collection updates or follow Oxford County on Facebook or Twitter.

Oxford County thanks residents for their patience during this change-over. For more information, visit


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