Large Item Disposal

Large ItemsFor their convenience, residents are able to dispose of large items such as furniture, beds and appliances, free of charge, during regular hours of operation at the Site 9 landfill site and at the following transfer stations located in the southern portion of The Archipelago. 

  • Crane Lake
  • Devil's Elbow
  • Healey Lake
  • Sheep Head
  • Woods Bay

For a detailed list of items that can be dropped of at these sites, please see Accepted Items and Fees.   


Large Item Disposal Days

The Township also schedules free large item disposal days for residents located in the northern portion of The Archipelago in the Bayfield, Pointe au Baril and Skerryvore neighbourhoods. 

Please click on the items listed below for 2020 scheduled dates and a listing of acceptable large items. 
 

Large Item Pickup days scheduled for the Bayfield Landing Dock for 2020 are:
 
Friday, June 19th and Saturday, June 20th - 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Site 9 Landfill
(Please note that this Large Item Day was originally scheduled for Sunday, June 21st at Bayfield but has been moved to the Site 9 Landfill on the dates and times noted above.)  

Sunday, August 2nd, 2020 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Important:  Due to social distancing requirements, staff WILL NOT be able to assist you with offloading large items.  Please bring a person(s) with you to provide assistance if necessary.

Thank you and please maintain a minimum distance of 2 metres from staff and other residents.


Road access residents are reminded that they can drop off their large items at the Site 9 Landfill on any of the scheduled Large Item dates.  There will be no tipping fee on Large Item Disposal days only.

Large Item Pickup days are held each year at the Pointe au Baril Wharf located at 34 South Shore Road in Pointe au Baril. 
 
The dates and times for 2020 are:

Friday, June 19th and Saturday, June 20th
 - 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Site 9 Landfill 
(Please note that this Large Item Day was originally scheduled for Saturday, June 20th at the Pointe au Baril Wharf but has been moved to the Site 9 Landfill on the dates and times noted above.) 

Saturday, August 1st, 2020 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Important:  Due to social distancing requirements, staff WILL NOT be able to assist you with offloading large items.  Please bring a person(s) with you to provide assistance if necessary.
 
Thank you and please maintain a minimum distance of 2 metres from staff and other residents.

Note:

Large trucks require access to the dock in order to facilitate the placement and removal of waste bins.  The movement of additional vehicles at the dockside presents a safety hazard to staff and the public.  Large item days at the Pointe au Baril Wharf are therefore intended for those arriving by boat only
 
Road access residents are reminded that they can drop off their large items at the Site 9 Landfill on any of the scheduled Large Item dates.  There will be no tipping fee on Large Item Disposal days only.

The 2020 Large Item Event for the Skerryvore subdivision will be held on Wednesday, September 9th.   Please set out items on the roadside the evening prior to the event.  

For information regarding acceptable items, please click on "Accepted Items" and "Items Not Accepted" below.

Residents of the Township of The Township may dispose of the following large items free of charge on the scheduled large item days:
 
Household Furniture
e.g. tables, chairs, couches, portable cabinets, portable book shelves, beds and dressers
 
Outdoor Items
e.g. barbeques, chairs, picnic tables, umbrellas, lawnmowers and garden tractors (oil and fuel removed)
 
Non-motorized Vessels
e.g. paddleboards, laser sailboats, canoes, kayaks
 
Appliances
e.g. cooking stoves, washers, dryers, dishwashers, fridges, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers
 
Please note that, where applicable, refrigerant must be removed from appliances prior to disposal of these items at a Large Item Day event.

The following items will not be accepted during the Township's scheduled large item days:
  • household waste
  • blue box recycling materials
  • containers of gas, oil, paint etc.
  • propane tanks
  • tools and/or equipment
  • tires
  • batteries and/or cell phones
  • automobiles or recreational vehicles, in whole or in part
  • boats, in whole or in part, including outboards
  • small equipment and/or tools
  • old sheds, dog houses etc.
  • electronics e.g. televisions, computers, printers, satellite receivers
  • small appliances and equipment e.g. microwaves, toasters, portable heaters, humidifiers
  • construction waste e.g. drywall, plywood, windows, doors, plumbing and electrical items