As of January 1, Tiny Township residents are no longer be permitted to burn leaves on their property. “Every year, Fire and Emergency Services responds to numerous calls for assistance as a result of burning leaves. In many cases, the result is a large, uncontrolled grass/brush fires and, in some cases, actual structural fires. Given the other options for disposing of leaves in a safer, more environmentally-friendly manner, discontinuing the burning of leaves is appropriate.” said Fire Chief Tony Mintoff. Tiny Township was one of a very few municipalities in Simcoe County that continued to allow the burning of leaves prior to the passing of this by-law. The County of Simcoe has provides leaf/garden waste pickup every two weeks during both spring and fall seasons. Residents can also mulch or compost leaves to enrich the soil in their gardens.