Ootischenia Landfill


Hours of Operation

  • Summer (April 1 to October 31)
    Monday to Saturday
    8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Winter (November 1 to March 31)
    Monday to Saturday
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Closed on all Statutory Holidays

Payment Options

  • Debit
  • Cash

Site Details

  • Weight based fees as per the current Resource Recovery Facilities Regulatory Bylaw.
  • Recycling Facility.  Bins are located inside the entrance gate and are accessible during regular site hours.
  • MARR Facility.  Recycle most residential major appliances for free.
  • Reuse Centre to drop off household items that are still in working condition and taken for free and reused by other.  Mixed waste fee applies to drop off items.
  • Yard & Garden Waste accepted for free in May (only).  User fees apply during the rest of the year.

General Information

  • Approximately 21,000 tonnes of waste landfilled each year.
  • Approximately 2900 tonnes of waste diverted each year.  Diverted materials include: corrugated cardboard, glass containers, metal containers, mixed waste paper, plastic containers (#1 - #7), plastic bags.
  • Septage Ponds (infiltration basins) are mixed with chipped wood diverted from the landfill.
  • Closure expected in 2047 with an anticipated cumulative waste volume of 1,152,608 m3.

The content on this page was last updated July 23 2019 at 3:42 PM