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Waste Recovery Facilities

We provide residents in eastern Newfoundland with access to public drop-off sites for materials that cannot be disposed of through curbside collection programs. There is no cost for this service.

Our terms of use

  • A limit of 16 visits will be permitted to any facility in a calendar year
  • Gates will be closed 15 minutes before the facility closes
  • ATVs and double axle trailers will not be granted access to waste recovery facilities
  • Material must be separated onsite and offloaded by hand
  • Site visitors are asked to adhere to our respectful workplace program at our facilities. Click for details.


Social distancing measures

  • Maintain a safe physical distance of 2 m (6 ft) from staff and other visitors
  • If you are feeling unwell, stay home
  • Limit of 2 vehicles allowed on site at a time
  • Maximum of 2 persons per vehicle allowed on site
  • Pre-sort materials so they may be offloaded in 10 minutes or less
  • Anticipate line-ups and delays—please be patient and remain in your vehicle

All bagged waste must be in clear (transparent) bags. This is to reduce risk to our employees by minimizing contact with waste materials. Waste in dark (non-transparent) garbage bags will not be permitted on site.

To ensure the safety of all site staff and visitors, facilities will close Saturdays between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to allow for additional cleaning practices.


Accepted Items

  • Furniture
  • Mattresses
  • Appliances
  • Scrap metal
  • Electronics (excludes Harbour Grace and Cavendish facilities)
  • ATV tires
  • Tires: highway, passenger, light truck, and motorcycle (rims removed)
  • Propane tanks and oil tanks (drained and cleaned)
  • Construction and demolition waste
  • Shingles

We will not take anything that is recyclable or materials that decompose, including cardboard, clothing, food items, leaves, grass clippings, concrete, hazardous waste, liquids, and fish nets.

Wood chips may be available to the public at some of the sites for pick up free of charge—supply is limited and will vary by site. Contact us for more information.


Locations

Note: Gates will be closed 15 minutes before the facility closes.

Bay Bulls Waste Recovery Facility
Winnonish Rd. (off Route 10)
Tuesday and Thursday, Noon–4:00 p.m. | Saturday, 8:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.; 12:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Cavendish Waste Recovery Facility
Route 80, between Cavendish and Heart’s Delight-Islington
Tuesday and Thursday, Noon–4:00 p.m. | Saturday, 8:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.; 12:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Clarenville Waste Recovery Facility
Farm Road just beyond Deep Bight
Monday to Saturday, 8:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.; 12:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Harbour Grace Waste Recovery Facility
Incinerator Rd
Tuesday and Thursday, Noon–4:00 p.m. | Saturday, 8:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.; 12:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Old Perlican Waste Recovery Facility
Route 80, between Sibley’s Cove and Old Perlican
Tuesday and Thursday, Noon–4:00 p.m. | Saturday, 8:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.; 12:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Placentia Waste Recovery Facility
Route 102, Fox Harbour Rd.
Tuesday and Thursday, Noon–4:00 p.m. | Saturday, 8:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.; 12:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Renews-Cappahayden Waste Recovery Facility
Route 10, between Renews and Cappahayden
Tuesday and Thursday, Noon–4:00 p.m. | Saturday, 8:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.; 12:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

St. Joseph’s Waste Recovery Facility
Route 94, between St. Joseph’s and O’Donnell’s
Tuesday and Thursday, Noon–4:00 p.m. | Saturday, 8:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.; 12:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Sunnyside Waste Recovery Facility
Route 1 (TCH), (4.5 km north off the ramp to Sunnyside)
Tuesday and Thursday, Noon–4:00 p.m. | Saturday, 8:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.; 12:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Whitbourne Waste Recovery Facility
Old Brigus Road in Whitbourne
Tuesday and Thursday, Noon–4:00 p.m. | Saturday, 8:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.; 12:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

You can also use the residential drop-off at Robin Hood Bay.

Commercial Waste

Commercial waste is not accepted at Waste Recovery Facilities. Learn more about commercial services available at our Clarenville Transfer Station and the Robin Hood Bay Landfill.

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