North Archipelago - Facilities and Hours of Operation

The Township's landfill site (Site 9) is located in the northern portion of The Archipelago, 7 kms south of Pointe au Baril Sation at 10 Site 9 Road, west of Highway 400. 

The Township also operates three transfer stations in the north Archipelago:
  • Bayfield (operated seasonally)
  • Pointe au Baril
  • Skerryvore
These transfer stations accept household waste and blue box recycling materials only.  Any other items can be disposed of at the Site 9 landfill, with the exception of household hazardous waste which must be disposed of at the Town of Parry Sound's MacFarlane Street depot.
 
Please be reminded of the following important information:
  1. The Township requires that all household garbage and/or blue box recycling be placed in clear plastic bags.  Open recycling containers are also acceptable.
  2. All users of the Township's waste facilities must present a waste disposal card to the site attendant.  If you do not have a card, please submit a Service Request or contact the Township office at 705-746-4243 Ext. 338.
  3. It is the responsibility of residents to sort household garbage and recycling prior to arriving at the waste facility.  Township staff will not open containers or sort materials for you.
For additional information, please refer to Accepted Items and Fees.
 
Please click on the waste sites shown below for site locations and hours of operation.

The Site 9 Landfill is located at 10 Site 9 Road.


Items Accepted
  • household garbage
  • blue box fibres and containers
  • large household items e.g. furniture, appliances
  • empty & expired 20 lb propane tanks
  • re-use items
  • construction/demolition materials
  • dock structures, dismantled and cut into manageable sized pieces
  • chippable wood/brush
  • scrap metal
  • electronic waste
  • single use batteries and cell phones
  • clothing and textiles
Summer Hours of Operation (commence May 15th and ends on Thanksgiving Day)

Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday:  Closed
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 8 am to 5 pm
 
Winter Hours of Operation
Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:  Closed
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday:  8 am to 5 pm

Please note that Site 9 will be closed on the following dates: 
New Year's Day, Family Day, Good Friday, Canada Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

The Bayfield Transfer Station is now closed for the season.

The Bayfield Transfer Station is located at 100 Highway 529A

The site operates seasonally, opening for the season on Sunday of the Victoria Day weekend and closing on Thanksgiving Day.  

Items Accepted

  • household garbage
  • blue box fibres and containers
  • single use batteries and cell phones
Please Note:  That the Pointe au Baril Transfer Station, shown below, is open every day during the summer hours of operation, between 8 am - 8 pm, for all residents of the Township of The Archipelago.

The Pointe au Baril Transfer Station is located at 27 South Shore Road.

Items Accepted

  • household garbage
  • blue box fibres and containers
  • single use batteries and cell phones
Summer Hours of Operation
(commence the Saturday of the Victoria Day weekend and end on Thanksgiving Day)
Daily:  8 am to 8 pm

Victoria Day, Canada Day, Civic Holiday, Labour Day and Thanksgiving Day:  8 am to 8 pm

Winter Hours of Operation
Sunday and Thursday:  8 am to 6 pm
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday:  Closed

Family Day:  10 am to 8 pm
Easter Monday:  10 am to 8 pm

Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday:  Closed

The Skerryvore Transfer Station is located at 449 Skerryvore Community Road.

Items Accepted

  • household garbage
  • blue box fibres and containers
  • single use batteries and cell phones
  • clothing and textiles

Summer Hours of Operation
(commence first Sunday in April and end on Thanksgiving Day)

Sunday:  10 am - 8 pm
Monday:  1 pm - 5 pm
Wednesday:  1 pm - 8 pm
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday:  Closed 

Victoria Day, Canada Day, Civic Holiday, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day: open until 8 pm

Winter Hours of Operation 

Sunday:  12 Noon - 6 pm
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday:  Closed

Note:  Closed on New Year's Day, Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day