Facts on the Essentials
Following are links to the websites of Oakville utilities and services you will want:
Satellite and Fibe TV, internet, home and mobile phones.
Cable TV, internet, home phone.
Oakville Hydro also handles billing for water and wastewater charges on behalf of Halton Region.
Rental hot water heaters and HVAC systems.
Garbage Day is generally Tuesday west of the Sixteen, Friday east. The link is to the pickup schedule.
Recyclables and organics are weekly, "garbage" + lawn and gardening waste biweekly, "large items", which is pretty much anything else, monthly. They'll even email or text you a reminder if you want. Click in "Calendar" in the link above then "Get a Reminder".
Or you can take it yourself to the Halton Waste Management Site on Bronte Road across from Rattlesnake Point Golf Club. Look for Xena the wonder bird, the trained Harris's Hawk that keeps the seagulls away.