Niagara Region to lift landfill and residential drop-off depot restrictions, effective May 13
Effective Wednesday, May 13, restrictions at Niagara Region’s landfill and drop-off depot
sites will be removed and sites will be fully operational, although residents
are still encouraged to only use the sites if necessary.
Region warns residents that longer than usual wait times should be expected as
changes have been implemented to ensure physical distancing on drop-off pads. Niagara
Region also anticipates there will be an increase in traffic volumes with
restrictions now removed.
preferred method of payment at all landfill sites remains debit and credit,
using the tap option.
should also utilize curbside collection programs where possible, including the
- Garbage tags
for additional household garbage bags above the one bag limit. Garbage bags
without garbage tags will not be collected.
Blue / Grey Box and Green Bin collection at the curb
branch collection happening on your regular collection day until May 29
leaf and yard waste collection with a five bag / can limit
temporary closures at landfill and drop-off depots that will continue as a result
- Niagara Road 12 and Humberstone Reusable
Goods Depots remain closed as charity organizations are not accepting material
due to COVID-19. Residents are asked to continue to hold onto donations during
this temporary suspension.
- Textiles donation bins at Drop-off Depots remain closed for donation or recycling, as the
donation bins are not currently being serviced by the contractor. Residents are
asked to continue to hold onto clothing donations during this temporary
- Walker Environmental Drop-off Depot is not accepting material for recycling. All recyclable items
brought to the site (except for scrap metal) will be placed in open garbage
containers. Disposal fees will apply.
- All Regional
locations selling / distributing recycling or composting containers remain closed
due to COVID-19. Residents are being asked to use any rigid plastic container
for organics and recycling, so long as the material is sorted correctly. Visit our website for information on acceptable container size and weights.
giveaway, scheduled for May 4-9 as part of Compost Awareness Week, has been
postponed due to COVID-19. Compost is not available at any of the sites at this
Region wishes to thank all residents for their understanding and patience
during these times of uncertainty.
Visit our website for more information on temporary service disruptions as a result of COVID-19.
905-980-6000 ext. 3215
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