Landfill & Small Vehicle Transfer Sites
City of Greater Sudbury landfill sites are licensed to accept non-hazardous solid waste. This excludes any quantity of the following waste materials:
- dangerous, hazardous or toxic waste;
- pathological waste;
- any waste in semi-liquid or liquid form;
- dead animals (certain provisions available - call for details);
- soil or granular materials (will accept under prescribed conditions - call for details);
- asbestos waste (will accept under prescribed conditions - call for details);
- waste generated from outside the boundaries of the City of Greater Sudbury;
- any other item deemed unacceptable by the General Manager.
Attention - Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Sectors:
Keep recyclables out of your garbage stream and out of landfill sites!
Blue box recyclables MUST NOT be mixed with your garbage at any time. Have a separate recycling container beside each garbage container within your facility.
Train your staff to not mix garbage with recyclables.
Vehicles delivering garbage to the landfill sites will be inspected and loads dumping garbage that contain recyclables will be rejected.
Click here for the information sheet. (633 KB pdf)
Sudbury Landfill - Residents in the communities of Sudbury, Copper Cliff, Skead, Garson, Wahnapitae, Coniston, Falconbridge, Wanup and the Kukagami area are advised to deliver their solid non-hazardous waste to the Sudbury Site (Hwy 17 East, about 2 km past Mid-North Motors, across from the Chateau Guay Motel - Moonlight Avenue intersection).
Sudbury Landfill - Site Facts (3,214 kb pdf)
Hanmer (Valley East) Landfill - Residents in the communities of Capreol and Val Caron, Val Therese, Hanmer, Blezard Valley are advised to deliver their solid non-hazardous waste to the Valley East Site (off Gravel Drive on Landfill Site Road).
Azilda (Rayside-Balfour) Landfill - Residents in the communities of Dowling, Levack, Onaping, Azilda and Chelmsford are advised to deliver their solid non-hazardous waste to the Rayside-Balfour Site (off Highway 144 on Montee Rouleau in Azilda).
Walden Small Vehicle Transfer Site - Residents delivering waste in small vehicles from the communities of Whitefish, Lively, Naughton, Worthington and Walden are advised that they can deliver their solid non-hazardous waste to the Walden Site (off Old Highway 17 W on McCharles Lake Road). All waste delivered to the site must be placed in the designated waste bin or area.
Household residents from the communities of Whitefish, Lively, Naughton, Worthington, and Walden also have the choice of delivering waste to the Sudbury, Hanmer or Azilda Landfill Site.
Industrial, Commercial and Institutional sources from the communities of Whitefish, Lively, Naughton, Worthington, and Walden also have the choice of delivering waste to the Sudbury Landfill Site.
Hours of Operations
Summer (May 1 - September 30)
Monday to Friday - 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturdays - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Winter (October 1 - April 30)
Monday to Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed Sundays and most statutory holidays (please refer to the Holiday Schedule page for further information on statutory holidays).