Wahnapitae First Nation

Site: Centre of Excellence

Service: Waste Management and Landfill Site

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty 
  • Landfill is located on Taigwenini Trail Rd 
  • Stump Dump Site is located on Loon Way Rd
Description (Service) Oversees the collection, removal and disposal of household waste, recyclables and organic waste within the community 
  • Provides residential curbside garbage and recyclable collection weekly 
  • Offers a Wahnapitae First Nation (WFN) recycling guide at Band Office or on website 
  • Encourages businesses to participate in the Pay-As-You-Throw system to dispose of their waste at landfill; also offers punch cards for businesses for disposal of 100 bags of garbage including 7 free bags  
  • Accepts business recyclables free but must be delivered to Recycling trailer/depot  
  • Provides monitored access to the landfill site during designated hours 
  • Holds annual e-waste collection events to dispose properly of used electronics 
  • Participates in the Ontario Tire Stewardship program in recycling used tires
Stump Dump Site 
  • Provides a dump landfill site for tree and leaf waste 
  • Provides only restricted access
Hours Band Office: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-11 am 
Household Waste collection: Thu mornings 
Residential Recyclable collection: Tue mornings
Areas Served Wahnapitae First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wahnapitae First Nation
Application Curbside Collection 
  • Receptacles/bags with household waste, organics and recyclables must be placed at curbside by 8 am 
  • Recyclables must be placed loosely in blue box; no clear bags accepted 
  • Green Cart composting materials can be placed out Tue and Thu with regular pick-up
  • Tipping fees apply if using landfill; punch cards at Band Office 
  • Punch card accepted by Waste Diversion Technician at entry to landfill who will direct where to dispose of waste
Stump Dump Site 
  • Open to both residents and businesses 
  • Must be accessed through discussion with the Waste Diversion Technician at the household waste landfill 
  • Tipping fees apply
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-858-0610
Fax 705-858-5570
E-Mail cheryl.recollet@wahnapitaefn.com
Primary Contact Paul MacDonald, Waste Diversion Technician
Alternate Contact Ed Roque, Waste Diversion Technician
Site Location Community is approx 50 km N of Sudbury, near Capreol on NW shores of Wanapitei Lake
Located In Community Wahnapitae First Nation
Address 259 Taighwenini Trail Rd
Capreol, ON P0M 1H0
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)