Barrie. Environmental Services Department

Landfill Site

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Record #: BAR1171 Last Modified: 08 Apr 2014 Last Full Update: 08 Apr 2014
Public BulletinCompost is available for residents to purchase at the landfill, Tuesday to Saturday 
9 am-4 pm * residents must supply their own shovel and containers and are responsible for filling their own containers * proper footwear is recommended
Office Phone705-739-4219
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Primary ExecutiveKelly Walker-Prince, Landfill Operations Supervisor; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 5829; Email:
Alternate ExecutiveSandy Coulter, Manager, Environmental Operations; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 5826; Email:
Address272 Ferndale Dr N
Barrie, ON
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Address NotesLocated at 272 Ferndale Dr N of Edgehill Dr
AccessibilityNot Accessible
Mailing AddressPO Box 400 
Barrie, ON L4M 4T5
Former Name(s)Sandy Hollow Landfill Site
DescriptionBarrie residents must show photo I.D. as they enter the landfill site * all license plates must be visible or vehicle ownership must be presented at the "in-scale" * household waste must be transported in residential vehicles * each City of Barrie household can dispose up to 100 kg of household waste on first visit to landfill each year for no charge, on subsequent visits, residents will be charged for disposal * for more about landfill tipping rates call 705-739-4219 or visit the City of Barrie website * leaf and yard waste under 100kg is free * City of Barrie residents can bring recycling to the landfill site however, the same sorting requirements curbside are in place at the landfill site and recyclables and yard waste must be separated from mixed loads of garbage to qualify for "No Charge" consideration * electronics, recycling, household hazardous waste, metal cardboard and off the rim tires are accepted at no charge 
Items banned from the landfill are waste from outside the City of Barrie, liquid or hazardous waste * refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, water coolers or dehumidifiers that have not had the CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons) removed (contact an appliance repair company for removal certification, or appliances containg CFC's can be brought to the Barrie Landill Site where they will be decommissioned by a licensed technician for a fee of $25 per appliance)
Service Details
HoursTue-Sat 9 am-4 pm * the laneway to the landfill site can accommodate up to one hour's worth of traffic * due to high volume of traffic on Tuesdays and Saturdays, it is recommended that you arrive at the landfill site prior to 3 pm to ensure entry
DatesYear round * Landfill closed on statutory holidays which include Good Friday, Canada Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and after noon on December 24 and December 31
Areas ServedBarrie
EligibilityCity of Barrie residents, photo I.D. required and waste must be generated from within City of Barrie boundaries
FeesService - Call City of Barrie at 705-739-4219 or visit website for current fees
Legal Status(10) Local Government
SubjectsRecycling ; Waste management