Reopening of Some Waste Disposal Sites

Posted On Thursday April 23, 2020
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For Immediate Release                                                                                   

Beginning May 4th, 2020, the Township will be reopening select landfill sites to the public in support of residents’ waste?disposal needs during this uncertain time.

We ask that?residents continue to?follow Public Health recommendations and use the landfill for critical or essential drop-offs only. For the sake of our frontline staff, please remain at home if you are sick or should be in self-isolation.

The following sites will open the week of May 4th, 2020, and remain open until further notice;

  • The Portland waste disposal site located at 6085 Road 38 in Verona will reopen on May 6th, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The site will follow its normal schedule of being open every Saturday and Wednesday. This site accepts cash and debit, however, debit transactions are encouraged at this time.
  • The Loughborough waste disposal site located at 1818 Norway Rd in Perth Road will reopen on May 4th, from 8:30 to 4:30 pm. The site will follow its normal schedule of being open every Saturday and Monday. This site accepts cash only.
  • The Household Hazardous waste depot located at 2491 Keeley Rd in Sydenham will reopen on May 7th, from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The site will follow its normal schedule of being open every Thursday.

During this time, all other Township waste disposal sites will remain closed until further notice.

All Township waste disposal sites will adhere to COVID-19 safety protocols as recommended by Public Health authorities in order to preserve the safety of staff and residents. We ask that residents remain patient while accessing our waste disposal sites as line up’s may occur due to safety measures put in place.

Residents are reminded?to utilize curbside garbage and recycling pick-up as the safest means of disposing of usual household waste.?We also encourage residents to continue reducing household waste where possible through recycling and composting.

For more information about Township waste sites, accepted items, directions and more, please visit our website at . Should you have any questions, please contact our Public Services department at 613-376-3027 ext. 4331.

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For more information please contact:

Mark Segsworth
Director of Public Services
613-376-3027 ext.3322