Barrie. Municipal Office

Site: Barrie - 272 Ferndale Dr N

Service: Garbage, Recycling, Organics and Yard Waste Collection

Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
Green Bin Sorting & Packaging Changes Due to COVID-19

Regular Service
Garbage, Recycling, Organics and Yard Waste are collected according to Barrie’s collection schedule Garbage
Barrie households serviced under the City of Barrie municipal curbside collection program receive 2 bags or 2 cans garbage pickup every other week, see Garbage Collection for details

Residential households receive unlimited collection of recycling boxes every week, see Recycling for details

  • Residential households receive unlimited collection of organics bins every week
  • Organics bins must not exceed 20kgs (45lbs) per bin when placed out for collection,see Organics Collection for details
Yard Waste
Collection of yard waste occurs weekly in Jan, April, May, June, September, October, November and every other week in July, August and December, no yard waste collection in February and March, see Yard Waste Collection for details

Textile Collection Bins
​Textile collection bins are available at City facilities, 100% of net proceeds combat homelessness and addiction and support mental health in the community:
  • View the list of accepted items
  • Bins are located at:
    • City Operations Centre, 165 Ferndale Dr N
    • Barrie Wastewater Maintenance facility, 167 Bradford St
    • Sadlon Arena, 555 Bayview Dr
    • Barrie Public Library (Painswick Branch), 48 Dean Ave
    • Allandale Recreation Centre, 190 Bayview Dr
Curbside Textile Collection Weeks
    two curbisde textile collections each year, in late spring and early fall
  • collection dates for 2022 are Jun 13-17 and Sep 12-16
  • see City of Barrie's 'Reduce Textile Waste' for more information
Battery Collection Week: Nov
  • City of Barrie, in partnership with the County of Simcoe, picks up batteries at the curb during the first week of Nov, check website for specific dates each year
  • residents can place batteries curbside next to their blue box for collection on their regular collection day
  • Barrie residents receive battery collection bags in the mail in Sep of each year
  • extra battery bags are available at the landfill's household hazardous waste (HHW) drop-off locations on Saturdays only from 8:30 am–3:30 pm, bags will be left on the HHW table for residents to take at the Recycling Depot (lower area) or HHW depot (upper area) of the landfill
  • residents can also use a plastic sandwich bag for batteries and place that at their curb on collection day if they have extra dead batteries that don’t fit in the battery bag that was mailed out
Service Details
Public Comments

Barrie households serviced under the City of Barrie municipal curbside collection program receive 2 bags or 2 can garbage pick up every other week, unlimited organics and recycling continue to be picked up weekly 
For collection schedule see Community Information and Waste Reduction Calendar * calendar is usually delivered by Canada Post to residents in early December

Hours Residents are required to place garbage at curbside on their collection day by 7 am to ensure collection 
Collection trucks will not be sent back into areas where these materials have been placed out late
Dates No collection on statutory holidays, including Boxing Day, Remembrance Day and Easter Monday 
If regular collection day falls on a holiday, collection will be one day later for the remainder of the week
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility Barrie residents
Application Put garbage, recycling, organics and yard waste out by 7 am on scheduled collection day. 
Try the lookup tool at Does It Go to look up how to properly dispose of items in Barrie.
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Landfill Site
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
272 Ferndale Dr N
Barrie, ON L4N 6R2
Intersection Ferndale Dr N and Edgehill Dr
Physical Access Not Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Environmental Operations 705-739-4219
After Hours Phone Service Barrie 705-726-4242
Fax 705-739-4251
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
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Primary Contact Tracy Quann-Strasser, Supervisor Collection Contract; Email:
Alternate Contact Sandy Coulter, Interim Manager Solid Waste Operations; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 400 
Barrie, ON L4M 4T5

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