Barrie's landfill site (including the Household Hazardous Waste Facility) is open to Barrie residents, and many households receive municipal curbside collection service for garbage, recycling, organics, and yard waste.
The future of waste management includes a circular economy. This means we need to rethink the traditional three Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle) and consider the value of materials and products before they become waste. Let's rethink waste!
There are additional options to get rid of your unwanted items. Popular items for which there are alternative disposal options are linked below, providing information about locations you can take materials for reuse, recycling, and/or proper disposal.
- Reusable clothing & textiles
- Furniture & building materials
- Hazardous waste
- Mobility/assistive & healthcare devices
- Refrigerators & freezers
- Sharps & pharmaceuticals
Not sure how to properly dispose of an item? Look it up using the Waste Item Lookup Tool.