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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

The new Waste By-Law 22-08 came into effect on June 1, 2022; please see Schedule A of the new by-law for accepted items.

New fees will not come into effect until January 1, 2023.  The fee schedule of the Township's previous Waste By-Law 12-19 rwill remain in effect until December 31, 2022; please see Schedule A for the fees in effect for 2022.

Video surveillance is in effect at all waste facilities. Anyone found contravening the Waste By-Law  will be subject to enforcement action (Section 6 - Penalties).

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 2022 scheduled dates and a listing of acceptable large items.

Large Item Disposal Days at the Bayfield Landing Dock will take place on:
  • Sunday, June 26th: 9:00 am - 4:00pm
  • Sunday, August 7th: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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

Road access residents are reminded that they can drop off their large items at the Site 9 Landfill on these dates. 

Large items may be dropped off at Site 9 during all its scheduled hours of operation. Tipping fees are in effect except on Large Item Disposal Days .

Large Item Disposal Days at the Pointe au Baril Wharf will take place on:
  • Saturday, June 25th: 9:00 am - 4:00pm
  • Saturday, August 6th: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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

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 for free at the Site 9 Landfill on these dates. 


Large items may be dropped off at Site 9 during all its scheduled hours of operation. Tipping fees are in effect except on Large Item Disposal Days .

 

Curbside large item pickup for Skerryvore residents will take place on Wednesday, September 7th

Please ensure items are set out on the roadside the night before. Residents are reminded that no items are to be left out prior to that evening.

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