Barrie Environmental Centre 272 Ferndale Drive North(705) 739-4219RethinkWaste@barrie.ca
As per Barrie's
collection schedule, yard waste is collected every other week or weekly for most of the year. Please remember to
sort all waste for collection and have it curbside by 7am.
Residents have a regularly scheduled collection day and area (area A or B). The area indicates which weeks your yard waste is collected during July, August, December. During these months, yard waste is collected on the week opposite your garbage collection week.
There are multiple ways to determine your curbside collection schedule:
Refer to the Where does it go? lookup tool to check for specific items.
Yard waste should be placed in a separate container from regular garbage. Please leave lids off containers and boxes open so the collectors can see their contents. Clippings from trees and shrubs should be tied securely in small bundles to permit easy handling.
Bundles must be:
Outside of collection day, yard waste should be stored in a covered, dry location so the bags/cans do not become overweight due to moisture and so the paper bags remain intact for collection.
The following containers are acceptable for packaging yard waste for curbside collection in Barrie:
The following containers are
not acceptable for packaging yard waste for curbside collection in Barrie:
Yes, residential leaf and yard waste can be dropped off at City of Barrie's Landfill Site at 272 Ferndale Drive North. Effective March 1, 2014, there is no charge for the first 100kg of each load. The remainder of the weight over 100kg is $60.00/tonne.
A $6.00 minimum charge applies to commercial yard waste for loads under 100kg. Effective March 1, 2014, loads 100kg and over are charged $60.00/tonne for total weight of load.
If the materials are packaged in plastic bags, the bags must be removed. Branches in excess of 4” in diameter will be charged the regular user rate for waste. Sod is accepted at the landfill site as long as the soil has been removed. Topsoil or 'clean fill' is NOT accepted at the landfill site.
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