The Town of Blind River operates a municipal landfill at 1182 Highway 17. Learn what types of waste you can deposit at the landfill and find disposal fees.

Hours of operation

The landfill is open on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and closed on statutory holidays.

Summer hours

The landfill's summer hours run from April 1 to October 31.

  • Wednesday, Thursday and Friday – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Winter hours

The landfill's winter hours run from November 1 to March 31.

  • Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Waste accepted and disposal fees

View Schedule I of our Municipal User Fees By-law for the types of waste we accept at the landfill and the disposal fees for each, including:

  • Household waste
  • Vehicle and trailer loads
  • Dumpster loads

Waste not accepted

We do not accept the following types of waste at the landfill:

  • Biohazardous materials, such as needles, syringes and pharmaceuticals
  • Compressed gas cylinders, such as propane tanks, aerosol containers, fire extinguishers, butane and gas
  • Corrosives, such as batteries
  • Explosives, such as firearms, ammunition and shells
  • Hazardous materials, such as oils and paints, anti-freeze, cleaners, pool chemicals, fertilizers and pesticides
  • PCBs, such as capacitors, mercury switches, thermometers, ballasts and fluorescent lights
  • Radioactive materials
  • Refrigerants, such as cars, air conditioners, fridges and freezers

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