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Thunder Bay (City of)

Recycling and Waste Management

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  • 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
No restrictions
807-623-5756 - Waste Management and Recycling Hotline
807-684-2863 - Landfill
After Hours Phone
807-625-2195 - Infrastructure and Operations Dispatch, 24-hour Service
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Mailing Address
PO Box 800
Thunder Bay, ON, P7C 5K4
Service - Landfill - garbage by weight ; None - Household recycling, Household Hazardous Waste, Electronic Waste dropped at appropriate depot areas
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
April 8, 2022
Victoriaville Civic Centre, 111 Syndicate Ave S
Thunder Bay, ON, P7E 6S4
Located in Victoriaville Civic Centre on Syndicate Ave S near Donald St E
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Hours of Operation
0800 to 1630
0800 to 1630
0800 to 1630
0800 to 1630
0800 to 1630

Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Garbage and recycling pickup Mon-Fri 7 am-5:30 pm
Solid Waste and Recycling Facility Mon-Fri 8 am-6:30 pm, Sat 8 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Thunder Bay