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City Landfill

City Landfill

The City landfill is located at 402 Fifth Line East.

Hours of Operation



The landfill is currently open Monday to Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Only two people per vehicle and children are not allowed. Expect delays as security will be strictly enforcing physical distancing and health and safety measures. Payment can only be made with debit or credit. Cash will not be accepted. Anyone who is ill, experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19 or has travelled out of Algoma within the last 14 days will not be permitted access.
Leaf and yard waste collection was scheduled to begin on May 4. This collection has been delayed until the week of May 11. Collection will occur on your waste collection day.

Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (January 2 to April 3, 2020)
Monday to Saturday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (April 6 to October 24, 2020)
Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (October 26 to December 31, 2020)

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
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Sault Ste. Marie, ON
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