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Kenora (City of)
Recycling and Waste Management

Responsible for facilities and operations of solid waste and recycling collection and related services
  • Operates the transfer station facility and the landfill site
  • Provides recycle and waste collection services to residential customers

Adopt a Block Program

Provides volunteers with clear bags to encourage collection of litter from public areas

Electronics Recycling

Accepts electronics for recycling at the transfer station

Hazardous Waste
  • Holds household hazardous waste collection days at Transfer Station to enable individuals to dispose of unwanted hazardous household products
  • Provides an online list of acceptable waste

Recycle Coach App

Provides a free Recycle Coach app to promote recycling and waste disposal

Solid Waste and Recycling
  • Provides residential solid waste and recycling curbside collection on a weekly basis
  • Accepts collection of recyclables at Transfer Station
  • Posts collection schedules online
  • Posts lists of acceptable/non acceptable items for both solid waste and recyclables online
Solid Waste Landfill Site is located on Hwy 671 (Jones Rd), 12 km N of Hwy 17A
Hours of Operation
Public Works Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pmTransfer Station and Landfill Sites: Mon-Fri 8 am-5:30 pm, Sat 9 am-4:30 pm * Sun 12 noon-4 pmScale is shut down and gate locked half hour before closing timeSummer hours on Sundays
Adopt a Block Program
Requires registration; forms available online or Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre
Hazardous Waste
Residential customers only
Solid Waste and Recycling
All residential garbage bags must have municipal tags attached; available at City Hall and various locations
Application Process
Adopt a Block Program
Bags can be brought to Transfer Station or arranged to be picked up with regular solid waste collection
Solid Waste and Recycling
Access to landfill sites only through initial visit to Transfer Station
Service ; None - Recyclable collection at Transfer Station ; Per bag ($2) for small items
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Legal Status
(10) Local Government
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Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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