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Thunder Bay (City of). Infrastructure and Operations
Recycling and Waste Management

  • Provides solid waste collection services to residential, institutional, commercial and industrial sectors
  • Provides curbside recycling services to residential customers
  • Operates a 24-hour waste management hotline
  • Provides curbside collection of leaf and yard waste in both the spring and fall to residential customers
  • Provides pumpkin drop-off sites following Hallowe'en
  • Provides Christmas tree drop-off sites
  • Offers Treasure Exchange Days: a community re-use event in both the spring and fall
City of Thunder Bay Solid Waste Management and Recycling Facility (previously the John Street Landfill Site) -- 5405 Mapleward Rd
  • Accepts leaf and yard waste
  • Offers recycling bins
  • Accepts household hazardous waste, electronic waste, tires, and scrap metal
  • Offers free compost in the spring
Hours of Operation
Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pmGarbage and recycling pickup Mon-Fri 7 am-5:30 pmSolid Waste and Recycling Facility Mon-Fri 8 am-6:30 pm, Sat 8 am-4:30 pm
No restrictions
Application Process
No application process
Service - Landfill - garbage by weight ; None - Household recycling, Household Hazardous Waste, Electronic Waste dropped at appropriate depot areas
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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