The following information addresses the various schedules, fees and types of garbage that are accepted for disposal at the landfill.

GARBAGE COLLECTION SCHEDULE

Curbside collection is available to residents based on the schedule below:

January to May: Last Saturday of the month;
June: Second and last Saturday;
July and August: Every Saturday;
September: Second and last Saturday
October to December: Last Saturday of the month.

LANDFILL HOURS OF OPERATION

December 18, 2016 to May 15, 2017
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday: 12 Noon to 4 p.m.

May 16, 2017 to September 15, 2017
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Monday of a long weekend: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

September 16, 2017 to December 31, 2017
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday: 12 Noon to 4 p.m.

CLEAR GARBAGE BAGS

Effective January 1, 2016, clear bags will be required for curbside collection as well as for household garbage taken to the landfill.

Landfill Tipping Fees

Half ton

15.00

Trailer

15.00 – 25.00

One ton

25.00

Dual axle – truck or trailer

75.00 – 100.00

Tri-axle

150.00

Commercial dumpster

125/150/175

Construction Debris

Same as above

Batteries

Not accepted

Tires – Under 20” – No rims – unmounted

5.00

Tires – Over 20” – – No rims – unmounted

10.00

Rims

2.00

Fridges & Freezers – Tagged; Other items with refrigerant

10.00

Fridges & Freezers – Not Tagged

40.00

Major Appliances & Hot Water Tanks

10.00

Sludge – per load

275.00

Shingles

Double above prices

NOTE: Free tipping fee weekend is the long weekend in May during regular landfill hours.

PROHIBITED GARBAGE AT THE LANDFILL

Hazardous Waste must be taken to the Hazardous Waste Depot, 115 Industrial Park, Sault Ste. Marie. Styrofoam is considered a hazardous waste.

RECYCLING AT THE LANDFILL

Recycle – Place product in correct bin; do not pile in or around bin:
1. Food, beverage and other metal cans – empty and rinse;
2. Glass food and beverage bottles/jars – empty and rinse;
3. Aluminum foil wrap and trays – rinse and crumple;
4. All rigid plastic containers – Plastic containers coded 1 – 6 only rigid food, beverage, personal, pet care and detergent containers – remove plastic caps and lids; empty and rinse;
5. Milk and juice cartons and juice boxes – remove plastic caps, straws; empty and flatten; picked up with commingle;
6. Newspapers, inserts, magazines, phone books, paperbacks, hardcover books and household print paper – bundle together
7. Cardboard boxes – flatten and bundle; no waxed, heavily coated, oily or soiled cardboard allowed;
8. Boxboard single-layered boxes including cereal, tissue, detergent, cardboard egg cartons – remove liners and flatten

Please don’t recycle:

  • Styrofoam;
  • Coffee cups;
  • Diapers;
  • Toys (plastic or other);
  • Ceramics, dishes or window glass;
  • Hazardous waste, syringes or medicines;
  • Plastic pails with metal handles;
  • Oil or antifreeze jugs