Barrie. Municipal Office

Site: Barrie - 272 Ferndale Dr N

Service: Landfill

Record #: BAR1171
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 06 Mar 2023


Office Phone 705-739-4219, Environmental Operations
After Hours Phone 705-726-4242, Service Barrie
Fax 705-739-4251
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Primary Contact Kelly Walker-Prince, Supervisor, Landfill Operations; Email:
Alternate Contact Sandy Coulter, Interim Manager Solid Waste Operations; Email:


Site Location Located at 272 Ferndale Dr N of Edgehill Dr
Address & Map
272 Ferndale Dr N
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 6R2
Mailing Address PO Box 400 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 4T5
Physical Access Not Accessible


Description (Service) Landfill site includes:
  • Waste & Recycling Depot - located at the top of the hill, past the scalehouse, open Tue-Sat, 8:30am-3:30pm
    Household Hazardous Waste Facility - located at the top of the hill, past the scalehouse, open Saturdays only, 8:30am-3:30pm
  • Recycling Depot - located at the bottom of the hill, seasonal hours, check website
    Environmental Education Centre
    • designed to provide a venue to educate students with regards to environmental sustainability, much of the material used in the pavilion illustrates the 3R's (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle)
  • City of Barrie residents can bring recycling and organics to the landfill site however, the same sorting requirements curbside are in place at the landfill site and recyclables and yard waste must be separated from mixed loads of garbage to qualify for No Charge consideration; electronics, organics, recycling, household hazardous waste, metal, cardboard and tires on or off the rim are accepted at no charge
  • Items banned from the landfill are waste from outside the City of Barrie, liquid or hazardous waste; refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, water coolers or dehumidifiers that have not had the CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons) removed (contact an appliance repair company for removal certification, or appliances containing CFC's can be brought to the Barrie Landfill Site where they will be decommissioned by a licensed technician for a fee of $25 per appliance)
  • Diaper Disposal Program - Residents can dispose of maximum 2 clear bags of diapers per week at the landfill (maximum weight: 20kg/bag) from May 1 to October 31 annually at no charge; bags must consist solely of diapers, proof of residency is required

Service Details

Legal Status (10) Local Government
  • Waste and Recycling Depot: Tue-Sat 8:30 am-3:30 pm; the lane way to the landfill site can accommodate up to one hour's worth of traffic; due to high volume of traffic on Tuesdays and Saturdays, it is recommended that you arrive at the landfill site prior to 3 pm to ensure entry
  • Household Hazardous Waste Facility: Sat 8:30 am-3:30 pm
  • Recycling Depot: hours vary with season, check,
  • Environmental Centre: hours vary, check
  • Landfill closed on statutory holidays which include Good Friday, Canada Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and after noon on Dec 24 and Dec 31
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility City of Barrie residents, photo I.D. required and waste must be generated from within City of Barrie boundaries
Application Drop-in during hours of operation
Languages English
Fees Service - Call City of Barrie at 705-739-4219 or visit website for current fees


Service Categories City Government Departments/Offices ; Hazardous Materials Collection Sites ; Hazardous Materials Control ; Recycling ; Refuse Disposal Facilities ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Environmental Issues