Barrie. Municipal Office

Site: Barrie - 272 Ferndale Dr N

Service: Environmental Services - Organics Collection

Description (Service) All single family dwellings are encouraged to participate in Barrie's curbside organics collection program by separating everyday organic waste from garbage and placing organics bins out on their regular collection day 
* all food scraps and leftovers including fruit and vegetables, meat and bones, dairy products, breads and grains, rice and pasta, eggs and eggshells, cooking oils and grease, coffee grounds and filters, tea bags 
* wet and soiled paper including soiled newspaper, soiled paper towels, soiled paper plates, microwave popcorn bags, fast food drink trays and cups, cheesy pizza boxes, paper take-out containers, napkins and tissues, muffin paper cups and paper egg cartons 
* also included are sawdust, Popsicle sticks, toothpicks (wooden), wood wine corks, wood ashes (cold), dryer lint and dust, hair and pet hair 
* plastic bags, plastic food liner bags, drinking straws, sandwich bags, plastic wrap, milk bags, plastic plates and cutlery 
* recyclables including glass, metal/aluminum, Styrofoam, plastic containers, milk and juice cartons, Tetra Pak boxes 
* pet waste including kitty litter, animal waste, dead animals, cage bedding 
* bathroom items including diapers, personal hygiene products, incontinence products, baby wipes, cotton swabs and medical wastes (e.g. bandages, gauze) 
* textiles such as fabric, rugs, carpets, vacuum bags and contents 
* other unacceptable items include construction and demolition waste, sod, soil or rocks, wax and gum, ceramics, treated wood, hazardous waste and cigarette butts  
Leaf and Yard Waste are not included under the organics program, they will collected separately under the Leaf and Yard Waste Curbside Collection Program 
The curbside organics bin must be at curbside by 7am * the collection vehicle (a split garbage/organics truck) will keep the materials separated and transport the organics to an off-site processing facility where it will be turned into compost * ensuring proper separation of the organic materials by residents, will increase waste diversion and help create finished compost of useable quality
Service Details
Hours Curbside Collection: Residents are required to place organic waste 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

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

Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility Single Family dwellings in the City of Barrie
Application Place organics at curb by 7 am on 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 705-739-4219
Fax 705-739-4251
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Primary Contact Tracy Quann-Strasser, Supervisor of Waste Diversion; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 5822; Email:
Alternate Contact Lindsay Quinn, Waste Reduction Co-ordinator; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 5831; Email:
Primary Executive Sandra Brunet, Manager, 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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