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Greater Sudbury

Landfill Diversion Areas

The designated materials must be placed in the designated diversion area (i.e. corrugated cardboard in the cardboard recycling bin; stove in the white goods area etc.).

Please note that all waste delivered to the landfill sites may be salvaged by the landfill operating contractor. Materials of a confidential nature should be shredded or delivered directly to a destruction/recycling facility.

The scalehouse attendant and the landfill site operator will determine whether the material meets the requirements for diversion.  For example, the material is source-separated, placed in the correct diversion area, free from contaminants, etc.

Blue Box Recyclables

Clear and coloured glass containers, Metal containers and empty/dry paint cans, Empty aerosol cans, Aluminum, Plastics, Plastic bags, Polystyrene foam, Polycoat containers, Aseptic containers, Household papers, Cardboard and boxboard. Please click here for detailed information on recyclable items.


Scrap Metal

Recyclable ferrous and non-ferrous metallic materials which include, but are not limited to, sheet metal, siding, roofing, rebar, flashings, pipes, window frames, doors, furnaces, duct work, wire, cables, fencing, bicycle frames, automotive body parts, machinery, garbage cans, metal furniture and tire rims. Metal items with non-metal parts or in conjunction with hazardous waste will not be considered scrap metal.


White Goods

Refrigerators; ovens and stoves; washers; dryers; dishwashers; freezers, air conditioning units; microwave ovens and hot water tanks.


Reusable Cloth Items

Pile of reusable cloth itemsPillows; Blankets; Sheets; Comforters; Pillow Shams; Bedspreads/Skirts; Mattress Covers; Towels/T-towels; Face Cloths; Table Cloths; Doilies; Dresses/Tops/T-shirts; Skirts/Pants/Dress Shirts/Suits; Undergarments; Pyjamas/Nightgowns; Bath Robes/Slippers/Lingerie; Coats/Jackets/Ski Suits; Furs/Mittens/Scarves/Hats; Purses/Belts and Shoes/Boots.


Leaf & Yard Trimmings

Leaves, grass clippings, twigs & branches, garden clippings, hedge & brush trimmings, natural Christmas trees and other plant materials.  No sod, root balls, stumps from below ground level, gravel or soil.  Visit our web page for more information on Leaf & Yard Trimmings.


Sod (no soil and rocks)

Place sod in the designated sod composting area. Deliver sod free from soil, rocks etc. Simply shake sod prior to loading the sod in your vehicle or trailer.


Electronic Waste - Revised April 13, 2010

Examples of electronic waste - computers, phones, stereosElectronic Waste means equipment such as personal computers (including keyboards, mouse); mini computers and components; mainframe computers and components; printers, scanners, drives and modems; telecommunications equipment (switchgear, switches and relays); instruments and controls (electronic thermostats, recorders, meters etc.); electronic relays; telephones (mobile/cellular and "hardwire"); electronic pagers; fax machines; electronic medical equipment (diagnostic & monitoring); photocopiers & printing/plotting equipment; electronic calculators; radio and stereo equipment; televisions; electronic cash registers; video games consoles (ie. Sega, Nintendo etc.); digital cameras and VCRs.

Electronic Waste Information Sheet (527 kb pdf)


Other Wood Waste

Wood door and cabinetsPallets and lumber




Other wood waste (painted or non-painted) with large non-wood items removed shall consist of pallets, lumber, doors, cabinets, book shelves, cupboards, etc.  Wood waste treated with a chemical preservative such as railroad ties, utility poles, pressure treated lumber does not qualify.


Concrete, brick and block

Pieces no greater than 1.2 metres in length, width or thickness and free from metals or other materials.


Passenger Vehicles/Light Truck Tires

  • up to 34" in diameter

  • rims removed

Medium Truck Tires

  • 35" to 49" in diameter

  • rims removed

Large Off-Road/Mining Tires

  • 50" to 57.5" in diameter

  • rims removed

Extra Large Off-Road/Mining Tires

  • over 57.5" in diameter

  • rims removed

Tire Rims

Rim Fee $5.00

  • A $5 fee will be charged if the rim on the tire is not removed.  This applies to loads with 9 tires or less.  Loads with more than 9 tires with rims will unfortunately not be accepted.

Large generators of tires will be asked to recycle their tires with the Ontario Tire Stewardship (OTS) organization.  For further information, please visit the OTS website at .