Barrie. Municipal Office

Site: Barrie - 272 Ferndale Dr N

Service: Environmental Education Centre

Description (Service) COVID-19 Update
  • Environmental Centre is closed until further notice
  • Some City Services have been impacted by COVID-19, but essential services will be maintained, for up to date details visit COVID-19-Impacted-City-Services
Regular Service
Centre consists of an Education Centre designed to provide a venue to educate students with regards to environmental sustainability, much of the material used in the pavilion illustrates the 3R’s (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle)
  • City of Barrie invites elementary schools, summer camps and day cares centres from Barrie to participate in workshops and tours at the Education Centre
  • City of Barrie's first completely solar powered facility is located at the Barrie Landfill
Service Details
Hours Office:
Mon-Fri 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Educational Centre:
May-Oct, workshops may be scheduled starting in May

  • Tue-Sat 9 am-4 pm
  • lane way to the landfill site can accommodate up to an hours 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
Dates 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 Served Barrie
Eligibility City of Barrie residents
Application Call or drop-in during hours of operation
Languages English
Fees Service - Contact the City of Barrie at 705-739-4219 or visit website for prices of composters ; None
Address and Location
Site Location Ferndale Dr N and Edgehill Dr
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:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Kelly Walker-Prince, Supervisor, Landfill Operations; Email:
Alternate Contact Sandy Coulter, Interim Manager Solid Waste Operations; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 400 
Barrie, ON L4M 4T5

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