Jump to Main Content

City Landfill

City Landfill

The City landfill is located at 402 Fifth Line East.

Hours of Operation



During the Provincial stay-at-home order, the landfill remains open. The landfill public drop off facility is monitored by security to ensure that COVID-19 protocols for social distancing and masking are being followed. The public is asked to respect these protocols for the safety of all members of the public, and landfill employees. Security will be monitoring and enforcing masking and social distancing protocols at the public drop off. The public is asked to respect these protocols when using the landfill facility.

For the safety of staff and visitors, only two persons per vehicle and no children or pets. Only one vehicle at the drop off bins at a time. Expect delays.

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Landfill will remain open to the public on Saturdays starting on April 10 (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) 

To contact the City Landfill regarding emergency service or requests during the evening or weekend, call the Public Works and Transportation 24-hour emergency dispatch at 705-759-5201.

Landfill Fees

Only debit, Visa, Mastercard or American Express are being accepted at this time.

General Public

$11 Gate Fee – 300 kg or less ($7.70 per 100 kgs over 300 kgs). Applies to all loads.


$11 Gate Fee – Minimum charge ($7.70 per 100 kgs over 145 kgs or $77 per metric tonne).


Passenger car tires per tire/tire on rim - No charge (Limit of 10 tires). Gate fee still applies.

To find additional tire disposal locations visit Rethink Tires and enter your postal code.

Refrigeration Units

No charge if the freezer/refrigerator/humidifier/air conditioner, etc. has a certified sticker confirming that the freon is removed (tagged). If a certified sticker is not present (untagged), the landfill will charge $25 plus a user fee of $11.

Landfill Stations

Household Garbage

Landfill- Household Garbage


Landfill - Metal


Landfill - Tire Station

Electronics Bin

Landfill - Electronics


Landfill - Recyclables

Batteries & Propane

Landfill - Batteries/Propane

Concrete, Brick & Shingles

Landfill - Concrete


Landfill - Cardboard

Additional Information

Please note: the landfill does accept brush, branches, trees and wood at the designated brush dump area.
By regulation of the Ministry of the Environment and the Highway Traffic Act, all material hauled on City streets to the landfill or depot(s) must be properly secured or covered with a tarp.

For more information, contact:

Mike Blanchard, Manager, Waste Management and Refuse

Clark Findlay, Maintenance Supervisor

Contact Us





402 Fifth Line East
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6A 6J8

Our Team