Kenora (City of)

Site: Transfer Facility

Service: Recycling and Waste Management

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Description & Services
Public Comments Solid Waste Landfill Site is located on Hwy 671 (Jones Rd), 12 km N of Hwy 17A
Description (Service) Responsible for facilities and operations of solid waste and recycling collection and related services 
  • Operates the transfer station facility and the landfill site 
  • Provides recycle and waste collection services to residential customers
Adopt a Block Program
Provides volunteers with clear bags to encourage collection of litter from public areas
Electronics Recycling
Accepts electronics for recycling at the transfer station
Hazardous Waste 
  • Holds household hazardous waste collection days at Transfer Station to enable individuals to dispose of unwanted hazardous household products 
  • Provides an online list of acceptable waste
Recycle Coach App
Provides a free Recycle Coach app to promote recycling and waste disposal
Solid Waste and Recycling 
  • Provides residential solid waste and recycling curbside collection on a weekly basis 
  • Accepts collection of recyclables at Transfer Station 
  • Posts collection schedules online 
  • Posts lists of acceptable/non acceptable items for both solid waste and recyclables online
Hours Public Works Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Transfer Station and Landfill Sites: Mon-Fri 8 am-5:30 pm, Sat 9 am-4:30 pm * Sun 12 noon-4 pm 
Scale is shut down and gate locked half hour before closing time 
Summer hours on Sundays
Areas Served Kenora
Eligibility Adopt a Block Program
Requires registration; forms available online or Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre
Hazardous Waste
Residential customers only
Solid Waste and Recycling
All residential garbage bags must have municipal tags attached; available at City Hall and various locations
Application Adopt a Block Program
Bags can be brought to Transfer Station or arranged to be picked up with regular solid waste collection
Solid Waste and Recycling
Access to landfill sites only through initial visit to Transfer Station
Languages English
Fees Service ; None - Recyclable collection at Transfer Station ; Per bag ($2) for small items
Contact Information
Office Phone Municipal Office 807-467-2000 
Public Works Office 807-467-2097 
Transfer Station 807-467-2980
After Hours Phone 807-467-2080
Fax 807-467-2292
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Mukesh Pokharel, Environmental Division Lead; Phone: 807-467-2990; Fax: 807-467-2992
Alternate Contact Jeff Hawley, Manager of Operations and Infrastructure; Phone: 807-467-2290 * (Cell) 807-407-0775; Email:
Site Location Barsky's Hill
Located In Community Kenora
Address 401 Mellick Ave
Kenora, ON P9N 3C6
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Mailing Address c/o Recycling and Waste Management 
1 Main St S 
Kenora, ON P9N 3X2
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (60) Commercial
Funding City / Town