Photo of the Disposal Site signage

*** HOLIDAY HOURS 2022 ***
Wednesdays: 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday, December 24, 2022: 9 am – 3 pm
Saturday, December 31, 2022: 9 am – 3 pm

HOURS (YEAR ROUND)
Wednesdays 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturdays 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

LOCATION
1606 Government Road

DISPOSAL SITE OPERATIONS
Household Garbage Disposal
Recycling Bins
Share Shed
Electronics Recycling Program

DISPOSAL SITE ATTENDANT
The disposal site attendant is on site during operating hours.
The attendant is there to assist you, so please be kind and courteous!
Not sure where things go? – Please ask the attendant!

HAZARDOUS WASTE NOTICE
Laird Township has an agreement with the City of Sault Ste. Marie
to allow access of Laird Township residents to the City’s
Household Special Waste Depot
Please see our Household Special Waste Depot webpage
HERE

HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE DISPOSAL
There is no charge for disposal of household ‘kitchen’ garbage. Other household refuse such as waste construction/demolition materials, fridges, freezers, furniture, etc. may require a ‘tipping fee’ (disposal fee) prior to being deposited in the Laird Township Disposal Site – please see complete list and instructions below. Both free and fee-based items must go in designated areas – please ask the attendant if you’re not sure.

RECYCLING BINS
Recycling bins are located within the gates of the disposal site and therefore only available during regular operating hours of the waste disposal site. Please see our Recycling Bins Page for detailed information:
Recycling Program

SHARE SHED
The Share Shed is located within the gates of the disposal site and therefore only open during regular disposal site operational hours. The Share Shed is a unique way of recycling gently-used household items that you feel others might have a use for – it’s entirely free to drop off items and free to take items. Everything in the share shed is ‘first come, first served’ – please do not ask the attendant to save an item for you. Some acceptable and non-acceptable items can be found in the following newsletter:April 2021 Newsletter

ELECTRONICS RECYCLING PROGRAM
Laird Township is an authorized EPRA/Recycle My Electronics drop-off point so electronics will be recycled in a safe, secure and environmentally sound manner. Electronics can be deposited in the “supersacks” at the Waste Disposal Site. Household batteries will also be collected for recycling. There will be a battery container at the share shed as well as one at the Laird Township office. The following items will be collected by EPRA/Recycle My Electronics: Rechargeable Batteries: SSLA/PB Small Sealed Lead Acid, Ni-MH Nickel Metal Hydride, Ni-ZN Nickel Zinc, Li lon Lithium lon, Ni-Cd Nickel Cadmium Single Use Batteries: Alkaline & Lithium Primary Electronics: You can learn more about what is accepted at recyclemyelectronics.ca, click on Services drop down menu for the ‘What we Recycle’ information. PLEASE be sure to wipe your computer drives, and clear your SIM cards to protect your privacy.

TIPPING FEES (DISPOSAL FEES)

Tipping Fees must be paid prior to depositing items at the Disposal Site. Payments may be made a the Municipal Office during regular work hours or to the Disposal Site Attendant. The receipt of payment will allow a person to dispose of those items below that have a cost. People may be asked from time to time to provide information about their place of residency which will help council in determining who is using the disposal site and from what areas.

FULL LIST OF FREE AND FEE-BASED ITEMS (updated August 2022)