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 Important Changes for 2020 Regarding the Landfill

There have been a lot of questions lately regarding the landfill and changes to your curbside waste pick-up and recycling pick-up services.
Here is some information that you may find helpful. Should you have any further inquiries, please contact the Municipal Office at 705-356-2251.

THE CONTRACTOR FOR CURBSIDE PICK UP OF MUNICIPAL WASTE & RECYCLING IS GFL. THEY CAN BE REACHED AT 705-356-4118.
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LANDFILL USER FEES AND OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION YOU MAY REQUIRE

CURBSIDE PICK-UP
Curbside pick-up of Municipal waste and recycling will be every Thursday. There is a 2 bag or approved container limit for this service, should you have extra waste, an additional 2 bags can be brought to the landfill at no charge. No leaves or yard waste will be picked up during curbside pick up, however residents can dispose of the yard waste at the landfill for free. Should you require a Blue Box, they can be purchased at the Municipal Office.

Additional bag tags can be purchased at the Municipal Office for $2.00 per tag.


BULK PICK-UP
Bulk pick-up will be the third Thursday of each month. A $25.00 fee for this service must be paid at the Municipal Office no later than one day before the scheduled pick-up day. We will then contact GFL and let them know you are on the list for this weeks bulk pick up schedule. Items to be picked up must be compliant with Town of Blind River by-laws, non-compliant items will not be picked up.

SCHEDULED BULK PICK UP DAYS
JANUARY 16, 2020
FEBRUARY 20, 2020
MARCH  19, 2020
APRIL 16, 2020
MAY 21, 2020
JUNE 18, 2020
JULY 16, 2020
AUGUST 20, 2020
SEPTEMBER 17, 2020
OCTOBER  15, 2020
NOVEMBER 19, 2020
DECEMBER 17, 2020


LANDFILL TICKET
We will no longer be issuing free landfill tickets to property owners. Please refer to the list of user fees schedule above, to determine what your disposal fee will be. 
                                                                        
 
2020 Recycling Calendar 

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                    Recycling  blue boxes can be purchased from the
              Municipal Office at 11 Hudson Street for $15.00 each.  
 
  

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DAY 
Saturday July 25th, 2020
9:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.
Tourist Information Centre Parking Lot
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ACCEPTABLE/NOT ACCEPTABLE
ITEMS, CLICK HERE

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LANDFILL SITE HOURS OF OPERATION

Summer Hours April 1 – October 31
    Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Winter Hours November 1 – March 31
    Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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CLOSED ON ALL STATUTORY HOLIDAYS