Residents

Accepted Items

McDougall Landfill Site 

The McDougall Landfill accepts the following materials from McDougall residents and commercial account holders:
  • Non-hazardous household waste
  • Metals
  • Wood
  • White goods (such as stoves, dishwashers and dryers)
  • Empty propane tanks
  • Large household items and construction/demolition waste such as furniture, shingles, tires, asbestos (properly handled and wrapped)
  • Contaminated soils containing gas/diesel fuels subject to a T-Clip lab test and acceptance by the municipality
  • Electronic Recycling (e-waste)

For a complete list of accepted items, see schedule A of by-law 2014-66

McDougall Transfer Station

The McDougall Transfer Station accepts the following materials as per by-law 2014-66:

  • Household waste not containing any hazardous materials
  • Organic Waste
  • Household recycling as per schedule C
  • Scrap metal (small items under 20 kg) - Larger items must go directly to the landfill
  • Electronic Recycling (e-waste)

For a complete list of accepted items, see schedules B and C of by-law 2014-66

As noted above, we do not take hazardous materials (see the hazardous waste depot list of acceptable items). We also do not take PCB’s (found in coolants and insulating fluids), medical waste, pathological & radioactive waste, ammunition, explosives, flares, animal carcasses or any unidentified waste.

Hazardous Waste Depot

For details on hazardous materials accepted and not accepted at the Municipal Hazardous & Special Waste Depot on MacFarlane Street in Parry Sound, please refer to the table below:

Acceptable Not Acceptable

 

Cleaning Fluids
Paints
Detergents
Aerosols
Pharmaceuticals
Antifreeze
Ammonia
Bleach
Acids
Batteries
Motor Oil
Pesticides
Car Batteries
Propane Tanks
Fluorescent Tubes & Bulbs
Sharps (stored in plastic container with screw on lid) Gasoline/Diesel Fuel (must leave original container at transfer station) 
 

 

Keep materials in original containers or ensure that the contents are clearly labeled.

 

Flares
PCB's
Explosives
Syringes/Medical Wastes
Asbestos
Ammunition
Tires
Freon
Pathological & Radioactive Wastes
Roof Shingles
Unidentified Wastes

 

 

 

 

For information on how to dispose of wastes that we do not accept, please contact the Ministry of the Environment at (705) 497-6865.