Barrie. Municipal Office

Site: Barrie - 272 Ferndale Dr N

Service: Garbage, Recycling, Organics and Yard Waste Collection

Description
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 * residents have a regularly scheduled collection day and area (area A or B), the area indicates which week garbage and yard waste are collected 
 
To find your curbside collection dates consult: 
* Community Information and Waste Reduction Calendar or 
* Collection Schedule Lookup or 
* download Pingstreet, the City of Barrie's mobile app to check collection schedules and receive electronic notifications 
 
2020 Battery Collection Week: Nov 2-6 
* City of Barrie, in partnership with the County of Simcoe, will be picking up batteries at the curb the week of Nov 2, 2020, during this week, residents can place batteries curbside next to their blue box for collection on their regular collection day 
* Barrie residents received battery collection bags in the mail the week of Sep 14-18 
* 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 the week of Nov 2–6 if they have extra dead batteries that don’t fit in the battery bag that was mailed out 
 
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 
 
Recycling 
Residential households receive unlimited collection of recycling boxes every week * see Recycling for details 
 
Organics 
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
Service Details
Public Comments COVID-19 Update 
Green Bin Sorting & Packaging Changes Due to COVID-19 
 
Many city services have been impacted by COVID-19 * it will take several weeks or longer to have service levels back up as the Province announces openings * the City will continue to maintain all essential services citizens rely on every day * for up to date details visit: www.barrie.ca/Living/City%20Services/Pages/COVID-19-Impacted-City-Services.aspx 
 
The City’s customer service centre, Service Barrie, remains reachable by email or phone: ServiceBarrie@barrie.ca or 705-726-4242 * Service Barrie reps are available Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm * Residents are encouraged to visit barrie.ca/OnlineServices to apply for small building permits, pay for parking or speeding tickets, and more * Starting July 13, in-person services will be available by appointment only, Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30 pm * Appointments must be booked in advance by calling 705-726-4242 
 
2020 Battery Collection Week: Nov 2-6 
* City of Barrie, in partnership with the County of Simcoe, will be picking up batteries at the curb the week of Nov 2, 2020, during this week, residents can place batteries curbside next to their blue box for collection on their regular collection day 
* Barrie residents received battery collection bags in the mail the week of Sep 14-18 
* 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 the week of Nov 2–6 if they have extra dead batteries that don’t fit in the battery bag that was mailed out 
 
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 
 
Get involved in the development of the City's new Community Energy and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reduction Plan:  
www.barrie.ca/Living/Environment/Conservation/Pages/EnergyEfficiency.aspx
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 * when this occurs, collection will be one day later for the remainder of the week * collection does occur on Boxing Day, Remembrance Day and Easter Monday 
 
2020 Battery Collection Week: Nov 2–6
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility Barrie residents
Application Put garbage, recycling, organics and yard waste out by 7 am on scheduled collection day
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 Environmental Operations 705-739-4219
After Hours Phone Service Barrie 705-726-4242
Fax 705-739-4251
E-Mail rethinkwaste@barrie.ca
Website www.barrie.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/CityofBarrie
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/CityofBarrie
Primary Contact Tracy Quann-Strasser, Supervisor Collection Contract; Email: tracy.quann-strasser@barrie.ca
Alternate Contact Sandy Coulter, Interim Manager Solid Waste Operations; Email: sandy.coulter@barrie.ca
Mailing Address PO Box 400 
Barrie, ON L4M 4T5

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