The Town of Parry Sound does not operate a public dump or landfill but there is a transfer station located at the end of MacFarlane Street. It is open to all Town of Parry Sound residents and businesses with valid proof. Some items need garbage tags.
Collection and disposal of garbage and other refuse is covered under By-law 2007-5084 as amended.
Please look at the transfer station hours before bringing your waste. The transfer station is open on Sundays from mid-April to mid-October. Please see Important Dates Regarding Public Works Services for the exact dates.
Free Dump Day Coupon
All Town of Parry Sound residents get 1 free dump day coupon every year. Use this coupon at the transfer station to get rid of items that need garbage tags. If you do not get a coupon in the mail please contact the Public Works Department.
Commercial cardboard must be brought to the transfer station by 2pm.
Electronic waste is accepted at the transfer station for residents and businesses. There is no charge to get rid of the accepted electronic waste.
Household Hazardous Waste
The transfer station accepts household hazardous waste from residents in the following townships:
- Parry Sound
Proof of residency is required. Commercial waste is not accepted. The depot is open from mid April to mid October every year. Look at the Important Dates Regarding Public Works Services for the exact dates. Please see the list of accepted hazardous waste.
Reminder: We do not accept hazardous waste from commercial businesses, institutes, industries or any other establishment that is not considered a "residential household".
The transfer station accepts tires . Please have rims taken off.
Non - Residents
The Township of the Archipelago:
The Archipelago has a bin for their residents only to drop off recyclables or bagged household waste. Proof of residency is required.
Parry Island Cottage Association (PICA):
With proof of membership, PICA members can drop off the following items:
- Bag of Household Waste - 3 tags
- Scrap Metal - No Charge
- Tires (without rims) - No Charge
- Electronic Waste - No Charge