Directory of Community Programs and Services in Barrie Ontario

Barrie. Municipal Office

Site: Barrie - 272 Ferndale Dr N

Service: Waste Disposal Services

Record #: BAR1573
Last Modified: 08 May 2024
Last Full Update: 02 May 2024


Public Comments Barrie households are serviced under the City of Barrie municipal curbside collection program. For information on the curbside programs visit

For collection schedule see Community Information and Waste Reduction Calendar. Calendar is usually delivered by Canada Post to residents in early December
Office Phone 705-739-4219, Environmental Operations
After Hours Phone 705-726-4242, Service Barrie
Fax 705-739-4240
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Primary Contact Chris Marchant, Manager of Solid Waste Operations; Email:
Alternate Contact Bridget Mitchell, Manager of Solid Waste Management Policy & Planning; Email:


Site Location Landfill Site
Address & Map
272 Ferndale Dr N
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 6R2
Intersection Ferndale Dr N and Edgehill Dr
Mailing Address PO Box 400 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 4T5
Physical Access Not Accessible


Description (Service) Curbside Collection
  • 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 Collection 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
All leaf and yard waste collected curbside throughout Barrie is brought to the landfill where it is composted into organic matter, residents can also start their own backyard compost
Curbside Textile Collection Weeks
  • two curbside textile collection each year, in late spring and early fall, visit City of Barrie's Alternate Waste Disposal Options for details
  • During the collection weeks, any type of plastic bag marked textiles is collected curbside on specified days. Notice is posted at City of Barrie Curbside Collection and the event is included in the Community Events Calendar
  • Collected textiles directly support Cornerstone to Recovery, a non-profit charitable agency that provides community-based recover programs for individuals and families experiencing and impacted by addiction

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, Battery Collection Week
  • 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

Hazardous Waste
Residents can bring in any household hazardous wastes and/or batteries for safe disposal through the Household Hazardous Waste Depot located at the Landfill SiteTextile 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
Alternative Waste Disposal Options

Service Details

Legal Status (10) Local Government
  • Curbside Collection
    • Residents are required to place garbage at curbside on their collection day by 7 am to ensure collection
    • Barrie Landfill Tue-Sat 8:30 am-3:30 pm
    • Hazardous Waste Depot, Sat 8:30 am-3:30 pm
      No delays in collection on statutory holidays, except for Christmas and New Year's Day. If regular collection day falls on a holiday, collection will occur on that day.
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility Barrie residents
  • Put garbage, recycling, organics and yard waste out by 7 am on scheduled collection day
  • Try the lookup tool at Item Lookup Tool to look up how to properly dispose of items in Barrie
Languages English
Fees None

Every effort is made to ensure that the information in this directory is accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive. However, Information Barrie cannot assume liability resulting from errors or omissions. Inclusion or omission of a program or service is not a comment on its quality.