Barrie. Municipal Office

Site: Barrie - 272 Ferndale Dr N

Service: Environmental Services - Household Hazardous Waste Depot

Description (Service) Liquids and hazardous wastes are not permitted in the landfill * residents are encouraged to bring in any household hazardous wastes and/or batteries for safe disposal through the Household Hazardous Waste Depot * all hazardous material should be in original containers 
Items for Hazardous Waste Depot 
* Hazardous Wastes include: corrosive materials, battery acids, drain and oven cleaners  
* Toxic materials include: pesticides, fluorescent light bulbs, thermometers, pharmaceuticals, cleaning fluids  
* Reactive materials include: ammonia, bleach, pool chemicals  
* Flammable materials include: gasoline, paints, aerosols and oils (empty paint and aerosol containers can be placed in the blue box with lids and cap removed)  
* Other materials include cosmetics, glues, batteries, propane tanks (barbecue and single use canister), and sharps (needles and syringes from household, medical use in rigid containers only)  
* Propane gas cylinders and car batteries  
* does not accept commercial and/or industrial waste, radioactive waste, explosives or ammunition, unidentifiable materials, or waste containing bio-hazards  
* Spills of oil and other hazardous wastes should be reported for action by phone 705-726-4242 (24 hours 7 days a week)  
* To find local alternative disposal facilities for select household special/hazardous waste visit 
Items for Blue Box Recycling  
* Empty paint and empty aerosol cans - remove the lid and dispensing nozzle (if possible) from the empty can before placing it in your blue box * aerosol cans that are not empty can pose an explosion risk in recycling facilities and must be taken to the Household Hazardous Waste Depot 
* Empty dry paint cans - remove the lid to allow the remaining paint to dry inside the can and on the lid * place both the can and the lid in your blue box * can sizes are limited to 4 litres and under * paint cans that are not empty must be taken to the Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Service Details
Public Comments Household Hazardous Waste Depot (HHWD) location May-Oct: near the bottom entrance to the landfill (accessible at the east gate)

Household Hazardous Waste Depot (HHWD) location Nov-Apr: site is moved to a location that must be accessed via the scale house at the landfill
Hours Sat 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility Barrie residents
Application Drop-in during hours of operation
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Landfill Site
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
272 Ferndale Dr N
Barrie, ON
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Intersection Ferndale Dr N and Edgehill Dr
Physical Access Not Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-739-4219
After Hours Phone 705-726-4242
Fax 705-739-4251
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Primary Contact Katherine Siren, Waste Reduction Co-ordinator; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 5834; Email:
Alternate Contact Lindsay Quinn, Waste Reduction Co-ordinator; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 5831; Email:
Primary Executive Sandra Brunet, Manager of Environmental Operations; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 6140; Email:
Alternate Executive Mark Vandergeest, Supervisor of Landfill Operations; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 5829; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 400 
Barrie, ON L4M 4T5

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