Landfill and Recycling

Landfills 

You Must Present Your Landfill Card to Use the Landfill Sites.

Clear Plastic Bags are accepted at our Landfills ONLY

Covid-19 Update

Please Refrain from Bringing Cash to our Landfill Sites, Practice Physical Distancing and Self-Isolate when Needed!
Appliances with freon and tires must be taken to the Chapman Site.
Large items can go to either site.

Waste Reduction Program

A new landfill moderately costs around 5.6 million over 5-7 years just to get it up and running and does not include the price of the land.

Let’s work together to find ways to limit waste and extend the life of our landfills.

Please click HERE for more information. 

Landfill Hours

CHAPMAN SITE 

8:00am - 4:00pm

Summer (Begins Saturday of Victoria Day Weekend to Thanksgiving Weekend):

Sunday, Monday, Saturday

Winter (Begins Tuesday after Thanksgiving Weekend to Victoria Day):

Sunday, Monday

CROFT SITE

8:00am-4:00pm

Summer (Begins Saturday of Victoria Day Weekend to Thanksgiving Weekend):

Sunday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday

Winter (Begins Tuesday after Thanksgiving Weekend to Victoria Day):

Tuesday, Friday, Saturday

Landfill Charges & Tipping Fees

*Please note CASH ONLY is accepted at our LANDFILLS

*Large Logs and Stumps will not be accepted at the Landfills. Small Brush only please

**Please Note Tires, Batteries, Refrigerators/Freezer/AC and Propane Tanks are accepted only at CHAPMAN LANDFILL.

Chapman Site

Location

259 Rocky Road


Landfills Closed During All Statutory Holidays For The Winter. Includes: Remembrance Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Family Day, Good Friday And Easter Monday.

Croft Site

Location

218 – 25th & 26th Side Road


Landfills Closed During All Statutory Holidays For The Winter.

Includes: Remembrance Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Family Day, Good Friday and Easter Monday.

 

 

 

Clear Bag Information

Important Notice Clear Bags for Garbage

Recycling

Please contact the Municipality of Magnetewan with any questions regarding the new clear bag policy and Waste Connections of Canada for any further questions. 

The Curbside Recycling Calendars Are Below For The Village Of Magnetawan Only:

2020 Recycling Front Side
2020 Recycling Calendar

2021 Recycling Calendar

 

Recyclable Items

Containers

  • Water Bottles
  • Plastic Containers
  • Plastic Trays
  • Coffee Cup Lids
  • Food and Beverage Cans
  • Aluminum Plates and Foil
  • Glass Bottles and Jars
  • Empty Aerosol Cans
  • Empty Dry Latex Paint Cans (Lids Removed)
  • Clamshell Packaging
  • Rigid Plastic Containers

Fibers

  • Soft Cover Books
  • Mail & Envelopes 
  • Newspapers & Inserts
  • Magazines & Catalogues
  • Cardboard
  • Gable Top Containers (Milk & Juice boxes)
  • Tissue Boxes
  • Shoe Boxes
  • Paper Towel Rolls
  • Toiler Paper Rolls
  • Cardboard Boxes (broken down/bundled)
  • Pizza Boxes
  • Cereal Boxes

Please contact the Municipality of Magnetawan with any questions regarding the new clear bag policy and Waste Connections of Canada for any further recycling questions.

Recycling FAQ's

What plastic numbers are recyclable?

A: Need a recycling symbol with 1-7 on it.

Does paper have to come off of tin cans?

A: No.

Does the plastic spout need to be taken out of the juice containers?

A: No.

If someone isn’t sure about a plastic being recyclable, what is the best thing to do?

A: If you don’t see a recycling symbol with the numbers 1-7, it is garbage.

Can toothpaste tubes be cleaned and recycled?

A: No.

Aerosol cans are on the listed of containers, is that all aerosol cans?

A: Any emptied aerosol cans that have not/do not contain hazardous materials.

Are plastic bags, milk bags, bread bags, etc.,recyclable?

A: Yes, if they have a recycling symbol with numbers 1-7.

What about items with a recycling symbol but don’t have a number on them?

A: They are not recyclable in our system.

Do all container items need to have the recycling symbol on them?

A: Yes.

What about plastic meat trays, veggie trays and sushi trays?

A: If they have a recycling symbol with a number between 1-7, they are recyclable.

Do lids need to come off of items because they are different types of containers? Examples: pop/water bottles, glass jars etc.

A: No, but plastic/cardboard/gable top containers should be crushed as much as possible.

Should tin can lids be kept attached to the can?

A: Attached or should be shoved inside the can itself.

Is tinfoil recyclable if it has food particles on it?

A: No the tinfoil must be clean, if not, it's garbage.

Are cleaner bottles, shampoo bottles, etc., recyclable?

A: Yes, if they are cleaned out properly and have not contained hazardous materials.

Can cat litter containers and bags be recycled?

A: Yes, if they have a recycling symbol on them with numbers 1-7.

Please note that the following items are not recyclable:

1. Styrofoam.
2. Plastic wrap of any kind unless marked.
3. Lightbulbs.
4. Mesh bags (that onions come in).
5. Woven bags of any kind unless marked.