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 2021 scheduled dates and a listing of acceptable large items. 

Large Item Disposal Days at the Bayfield Landing Dock will take place on:
  • Sunday, June 27th: 9:00 am - 4:00pm
  • Sunday, August 8th: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Important:  Due to COVID-19, social distancing requirements must be respected and no staff assistance can be provided. Please ensure you bring helpers with you to assist you with offloading large or heavy items.

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

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 these dates. Large items may be dropped off at Site 9 during all its scheduled hours of operation.

Large Item Disposal Days at the Pointe au Baril Wharf will take place on:
  • Saturday, June 26th: 9:00 am - 4:00pm
  • Saturday, August 7th: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ImportantDue to COVID-19, social distancing requirements must be respected and no staff assistance can be provided. Please ensure you bring helpers with you to assist you with offloading large or heavy items.

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

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 these dates. Large items may be dropped off at Site 9 during all its scheduled hours of operation.

 
Curbside large item pickup for Skerryvore residents will take place on Wednesday, September 8th. Please ensure items are set out on the roadside the night before.
 
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