Landfill

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Hours of Operation

 

For Contaminated Material or Spills, the Emergency Contact for the Shenston and Richardson Landfill, is Randy Both, Public Works Superintendent.
Please contact Randy’s cell at (807)275-7652.

For after hour’s emergency reporting of municipal road conditions, please contact Randy Both, Public Works Superintendent at (807)275-7652.

It has been brought to our attention that there have been incidents of the dumping of debris along our municipal roadways. If anyone has any information or knows who has done this, please call the Municipal Office at (807) 487-2354.

Presentation of Waste Disposal Cards are required to use the Municipal Dumps, and are to be shown to the Waste Disposal Attendant or Supervisor before dumping any debris at the Municipal Landfill Sites. Cards were provided to all land owners in their 2015 Interim Tax Bill. A replacement card can be obtained at the Municipal Office.

 

Days Shenston Richardson
Monday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CLOSED
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CLOSED
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CLOSED
Thursday CLOSED CLOSED
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday CLOSED CLOSED

CLOSED ON STATUTORY HOLIDAY!

Sorting Requirements for Landfill Sites

Garbage needs to be separated into these following categories:
* Household
* Burnable
* Metal
* Propane Tanks
* Wire
* Ashes
* Tires
* Electronics

Household:
* Household garbage
* Cement – cement blocks, large chunks of broken cement
* Plastics
* Shingles
* Glass
* Insulation
* Cardboard
* Drywall
* All household furniture i.e.: treated, painted, stained or upholstered furniture
* Plywood - OSB, press board, MDF board (anything that contains a glue product)
* Treated Construction Lumber – 2x4’s, etc.

Burnable:
* Clean wood – tree branches, brush, limbs and leaves
* Construction wood – non treated and non painted
* Wood Pallets - non treated and non painted
* Wood crates - non treated and non painted
* Cardboard - non treated and non painted

Metal:
* All Metals
* Vehicles and all their metal parts
* Air Conditioners – including portable, central air units – must be tagged by a qualified technician that freon has been removed.
* Freezers, Refrigerators – must be tagged by a qualified technician that freon has been removed.

Propane Tanks:
* Propane tanks must be completely empty, valves removed and put in a separate area beside the metal pile.

Wire:
* Page wire, barbed wire, cables to be rolled and put in a separate area beside the metal pile.

Ashes:
* Ash must be cold – NO hot coals – must be dumped in the ash pile.

Tires:
* All tires regardless of the size must be put in the tire pile.
All tires must be reported to Landfill Attendant. A Tire Drop Off Ticket must be completed before disposing of tires.

Electronics:
* TV’s, computers, printers, tablets etc. To be placed in the electronic bin.

 

Creosoted wood, railway ties, bridge timbers MUST be taken to the Richardson Dump ONLY (for a fee).

 

WE WILL NOT ACCEPT:
* New or used oil i.e. motor oil, hydraulic oil, etc.
* No oil containers - full or clean
* No used oil filters
* No fuel or oil tanks unless they are clean and dry.
* Paint cans/aerosol cans.
* Air Conditioners/appliances with Freon.

The Town of Fort Frances has a Hazardous Waste Day scheduled for September 12, 2020. Residents are to be taking these items to this event.

Failure to sort garbage correctly will result in a TOTAL BAN of the use of Landfill Sites.

Only Municipal Employees are allowed in the garbage disposal areas.

Residents are not allowed to go through the garbage.

Sorting Reuirements for Township of Chapple Landfill Sites