Real Christmas trees can be disposed of at the Eco Centre for no charge. All decorations and tinsel must be removed from the tree before drop-off.
The City’s Eco Centre, located at 50 Diamond Ave., is a drop-off facility where residents can take items that can’t be placed in their black waste cart, green organics cart, or blue recycle bag. Items that can be brought to the Eco Centre include household hazardous waste, electronics, appliances and extra garbage.
- Monday to Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Sunday: Closed
- Statutory holidays: Closed
The Eco Centre will only accept debit, Visa and MasterCard. Remember to come with your card.
Wondering what you can bring to the Eco Centre? View the list below, or get the app!
|Accepted items*||2019 Disposal fee**|
|Blue bag recyclables||No charge|
|Construction material or wood||$18 per 1 cubic metre (1/2 level truck box)
$36 per 2 cubic metres (level truck box)
$54 per 3 cubic metres (heaping truck box)
Flattened, no larger than 2 ft. x 2 ft.
Computer monitors and processors, cell phones, televisions, VCRs and DVD players, printers, laptops, stereos, microwaves
|Garbage, furniture and other household items||
$3 per bag (up to equivalent of 100L)
|Glass food jars (clear)
Clear glass food jars must be clean and free from dirt or residue. Labels on jars are acceptable and any lids can go in the metal bin also located at the Eco Centre. Broken glass food jars or coloured glass will not be accepted.
|Household hazardous waste||No charge|
Up to 3 cubic metres. If bagged, bags must be compostable. Tree branches must be less than 10 cm in diameter and 2 m in length.
|Propane tanks||$2 per tank less than 1 lb.
$5 per tank between 1 lb. and 30 lbs.
39 inch diameter or less, rims removed
|White goods NOT requiring CFC removal
Refrigerators, stoves, freezers, washers, dryers and air conditioners.
|White goods requiring CFC removal
Refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners and water coolers. RV refrigerators are not accepted.
|$20 per appliance|
* Load acceptance at discretion of attendant.
** Values at discretion of attendant.