Landfill and Recycling

Clear Bag Initiative:

CLEAR BAGS FOR GARBAGE STARTED MAY 1, 2013
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.

Landfill_Policy_2015-01_Declaration_Form

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.

Location:
112 Patton St. North Bay

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

What Electronic Items Can Be Recycled at Hazardous Waste Depot:

  • 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:

There are limits to how much waste residents can bring per trip. DO NOT BRING MORE THAN 60 LITRES OF WASTE AT ANY ONE TIME. Greater quantities can be rejected at the discretion of staff.

Accepted Items

The following products are examples of Household Hazardous Waste that should be taken to the HHW Depot:

  • Aerosol cans
  • Adhesives
  • Antifreeze
  • Asphalt tar
  • Automatic transmission fluid
  • Batteries/Battery acid
  • Brake fluid
  • Bug & tar removers
  • Car wax & polish
  • Cooking oil
  • Degreasers
  • Disinfectant
  • Drain cleaner
  • Dye
  • Engine flushes
  • Flea collars
  • Floor/furniture strippers & polishes
  • Fungicide
  • Gasoline
  • Herbicides
  • Household cleansers
  • Jewelry cleaner
  • Kerosene
  • Lighter fluid
  • Light bulbs (CFLs) and tubes
  • Lubes
  • Lye or caustic soda
  • Motor oil & waste oils
  • Nail polish
  • Oil filters
  • Oven cleaner
  • Paint/stain
  • Paint thinners
  • Pesticides
  • Pool chemicals
  • Propane tanks (big & small)
  • Roofing tar
  • Rust-proofers
  • Solvents
  • Spot remover
  • Syringes
  • Turpentine

Wood PreservativeBanned Items

Items with refrigerants (AC units, dehumidifiers, water coolers, fridges, and freezers), PCBs, radioactive waste, biological/pathological waste, explosives and unidentified products are banned from the Household Hazardous Waste Depot.

For a complete list of accepted and banned items, view the What Goes Where page on the City of North Bay webpage, https://www.cityofnorthbay.ca/cityhall/department/environmental-services/hazardous-waste-depot/

Disposal of Sharps and Medication

Not sure what to do with your pharmaceuticals or sharps? Visit your local pharmacy to return medication/prescription drugs and sharps, FREE OF CHARGE.

You can also bring your pharmaceuticals and sharps to the Household Hazardous Waste Depot for proper disposal. If you do not have access to an approved sharps container, please put sharps in a rigid plastic container, tape the lid shut, and properly label SHARPS on the bottle.

NOTE: Pharmacies will not accept sharps that are not in an approved sharps container. You can pick up an approved container at your local pharmacy, free of charge.

Preparing Hazardous Waste for Safe and Easy Transport

  • DO NOT MIX CHEMICALS TOGETHER.
  • All material should be left in the original container for easy identification.
  • If the waste is not in its original container, it should be sealed and labeled.
  • Bring all hazardous waste in a cardboard box of rigid container.
  • Collect household batteries in a small bag, plastic container, or coffee can.
  • Do not mix bulbs and batteries; batteries may cause bulbs to break, leading to mercury exposure and increase the risk of injury due to the broken glass.
  • Place sharps in an approved container. If you do not have access to an approved sharps container, please put sharps in a rigid plastic container, tape the lid shut, and properly label SHARPS on the bottle.
  • Load your vehicle just before leaving to minimize fumes.

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.