Please click here to view By-law #22-45 establishing the waste site hours of operation and the municipal tipping fees.

Waste Disposal & Recycling Site Locations:

  • Ward 1: 200 Highway 129
  • Ward 2: 473 Cullis Road
  • Ward 3: 41 Red Rock Road
  • Ward 4: 1035 Dean Lake Road

Waste Disposal & Recycling Site Hours

October 1 to March 31

  • Monday 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

April 1 to September 30

  • Monday 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Notice: All Waste Disposal Sites in the Municipality of Huron Shores are closed on Statutory and Civic Holidays, Family Day, Easter Monday and Remembrance Day.


The Municipality of Huron Shores has implemented a new Punch Card System in efforts to meet Ministry guidelines, achieve better control of the municipal waste and recycling program, obtain satisfactory operations to extend the life of our waste sites, and to manage cost. Ratepayers are required to provide caretakers with Waste Site User Cards upon entry to the waste site. User cards have been in effect since October 1, 2020. The Punch Card System will limit the number of household garbage bags permitted from each property. Additional punches can be purchased from the Municipal Office.

* In response to the Provincewide Shutdown announced on December 21st, and the recent Stay at Home Order, effective January 14th, 2021, the Municipality of Huron Shores has postponed the Punch Card System until further notice. You will still be required to present your Waste Site User Card to the Caretaker during this time.*


This is a reminder that there are tipping fees for the dumping of mixed building debris at all Municipality of Huron Shores Waste Disposal Sites. Please contact the Municipal Office prior to depositing these items at the Sites. The tipping fees help offset the cost to the taxpayers to have these items removed and/or sorted at each site.

Also, all refrigeration appliances (freezers, fridges, dehumidifiers, etc.) must have the Freon removed and be tagged accordingly by a licensed technician prior to drop off at the Waste Disposal Site.


Please Recycle – To maximize the life of our Waste Sites, recycling depots have been placed at all Waste Sites for your use. If the recycling bins are full, PLEASE do not leave your items outside the bins; take them home and return with them another day. Items left outside the bins do not get picked up by the recycling contractor. Please remove all plastic caps/lids and straws, and dispose of in the garbage; empty, rinse, or flatten cartons and boxes, and place in recycling bin. Please ensure all items are rinsed and free of food residue. GFL has also provide information on accepted items and the Do’s and Don’ts when recycling. (Note: the brochure refers to bins used for curbside pick-up–Huron Shores has community recycling depots).

Accepted Items:

  • All rigid plastic containers signed #1 through #6
  • Milk and juice cartons
  • Cardboard

Not Accepted Items:

  • Styrofoam
  • Plastic bags
  • Glass
  • Motor oil containers
  • Plastic pails with metal handles.


Huron Shores has registered Ward 1 (Thessalon Township) and Ward 3 (Iron Bridge) for the collection of tires under the Ontario Tire Stewardship Program. Tires may be brought to these sites during regular operating hours, at no charge.


Ward 1 (Thessalon Township, 200 Hwy. 129) and Ward 3 (Iron Bridge, 41 Red Rock Rd.) Waste Sites have been registered under the Ontario Electronic Stewardship (OES) Program for the collection of end-of-life electronic waste. Ratepayers may bring their E-Waste, at no charge, to these sites during regular operating hours. Please visit OES Website for a list of accepted items.

The Municipality reminds you that it is the owner’s responsibility to ensure that all sensitive/personal information is removed from computers, cellphones, and PDAs prior to recycling these particular items. The units must be given to the caretaker in order to be placed in the bins. For more information regarding E-Waste recycling please visit


The Municipality encourages residents to recycle their single use, cell phone and computer batteries. Battery recycling containers have been placed at the following locations:

  • All Municipal Waste Disposal Sites
  • Little Rapids General Store, 59 Little Rapids Rd.
  • Ward 1 Municipal Garage, 75 Little Rapids Rd.
  • Municipal Office, 7 Bridge St., Iron Bridge
  • Village General Store, 22274 Hwy. 17, Iron Bridge


Ratepayers of Huron Shores may drop off Household Hazardous Waste at the Sault Ste. Marie Household Hazardous Waste Depot free of charge, located at 402 Fifth Line East. Hours of Operation are: April 18 to October 21, 2023, Tuesday to Saturday – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Acceptable and unacceptable items. can be found on the Sault Ste. Marie Hazardous Waste Depot Page

In addition, residents are invited to bring their hazardous waste to the Blind River Community Centre on July 23, 2022 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Next Hazardous Waste Day will be in 2024.

Note: During the closed season, please keep your household hazardous waste items for proper disposal at one of Sault Ste. Marie’s event days scheduled periodically through the off-season.

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