Landfill and Recycling

Clear Bag Initiative:

The clear bag initiative is part of the ongoing waste diversion strategy required to extend the useful life of the Township of Nipissing’s land fill sites.
2018-36 Landfill Regulations

Landfill Entry Permits:

Landfill entry permits are included with your interim tax bill each year.

Special Notice About Bulk Materials:

Effective January 1, 2017 – Grindable (Bulk) Materials will only be accepted at the Wolfe Lake Landfill. The materials include: mattresses, furniture, boats
Regular tipping fees continue to apply.

Waste Disposal and Recycling

Recycling depots are located at both existing landfill sites during regular hours.


Electronics Recycle Bins are located at each landfill site.

Here is a list of Accepted Electronics

Waste Disposal Sites:

The hours of operation for waste disposal sites located in the Township of Nipissing are as follows:

Site Location: Concession 7, Lot 21
(Wolfe Lake Road and Highway 534)
Operating Hours:
Saturday – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Monday – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday – 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Site Location: Concession 15, Lot 5
(Hwy 654 near Sunset Cove Road)
Operating Hours:
Friday – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wednesday – 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Closed on all Statutory Holidays and on Remembrance Day.

Current Landfill Entry Permit must be presented to the Landfill Attendant when requested.

Tipping Fees:

$5.00 Household appliances
$5.00 Pickup or small trailer loads of brush
$5.00 Pickup or small trailer loads of residential waste
$25.00 Pickup or small trailer loads of shingles
$75.00 Pickup or trailer loads of non-residential waste
$4.00 each Car or pickup tires
$6.00 each Car or pickup tires with rims
$10.00 each Large truck tires
$5.00 Fridge – Tagged
$35.00 Fridge – Untagged
$5.00 Freezer – Tagged
$35.00 Freezer – Untagged
$5.00 Half-Ton Truck
$110.00 Single Axle
$180.00 Tandem Truckloads
$180.00 Dumpster or Tri-Axle Truckloads (12 Yards and Up) or Tandem Truckloads
$50.00 Tandem Trailer

List of Recyclable Materials Accepted

Your involvement with this recycling initiative will prolong the life of our landfills and help the environment. Please download our recycling guide below for more information.

2018 Revised Clear Bag Hand Out Flyer

North Bay Household Hazardous Waste Depot / Recycling:

The Township of Nipissing has an agreement with the City of North Bay to have all Household Hazardous Waste accepted at their depot.

*Please note that the Hazardous Waste Depot now accepts Electronic items for disposal.

Hours of Operation:
YEAR-ROUND – Wednesday to Saturday. From 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.

112 Patton St. North Bay

Wasteline: 474-0400 ext. 2333
Website: Hazardous waste (link opens in new window)

What Can Be Recycled:

  • Hard Drives,
  • Monitors,
  • Keyboards,
  • Printers,
  • Cordless Tools,
  • DVD Players,
  • VCR’s,
  • Software,
  • Cell Phones,
  • Pagers,
  • Digital Equipment,
  • Scanners and Much More.
  • They also accept TVs!

Please bring your electronics to the HHW DEPOT as electronic equipment may contain Hazardous Material. Electronic equipment may contain lead, mercury, cadmium, and brominated flame retardants. If disposed improperly, these toxic materials may be released into the environment, posing a health hazard. For more information please contact the WASTELINE at 474-0400 ext 2333.

Hazardous Waste:

Residents should take their HHW products to the HAZARDOUS WASTE DEPOT, FREE OF CHARGE. The following are examples of Household Hazardous Waste that should be taken to the HHW Depot:

  • Aerosol cans
  • Antifreeze
  • Asphalt & roofing tar
  • Automatic transmission fluid
  • Automotive batteries
  • Brake fluid
  • Bug and tar removers
  • Car wax & polish
  • Degreasers
  • Disinfectant
  • Drain Cleaners
  • Engine-radiator flushes
  • Fungicide
  • Furniture strippers & polishes
  • Gasoline
  • Kerosene,
  • Grease and Lubes
  • Household Batteries
  • Household cleansers
  • Insecticides
  • Lye or Caustic soda
  • Metal Polish
  • Mothballs
  • Motor oil & Waste oils
  • Nail Polish
  • Oil filters
  • Oven cleaner
  • Paint varnish
  • Stain
  • Dye
  • Paint and lacquer thinners
  • Pesticides
  • Photochemicals
  • Propane tanks (big and small),
  • Rustproofers
  • Solvents
  • Spot remover/cleaning fluids
  • Swimming pool chemicals
  • Syringes
  • Turpentine
  • Varnish

Paint Re-Use Program:

The Paint RE-USE Program is a waste reduction-re-use program located at the HHW Depot. Good quality household products can be picked by residents free of charge. This includes products such as paint, stain and varnishes.