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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides solid waste collection services to residential, institutional, commercial and industrial sectors 
  • Provides curbside recycling services to residential customers 
  • Operates a 24-hour waste management hotline 
  • Provides curbside collection of leaf and yard waste in both the spring and fall to residential customers 
  • Provides pumpkin drop-off sites following Hallowe'en 
  • Provides Christmas tree drop-off sites 
  • Offers Treasure Exchange Days: a community re-use event in both the spring and fall
City of Thunder Bay Solid Waste Management and Recycling Facility (previously the John Street Landfill Site) -- 5405 Mapleward Rd 
  • Accepts leaf and yard waste 
  • Offers recycling bins 
  • Accepts household hazardous waste, electronic waste, tires, and scrap metal 
  • Offers free compost in the spring
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm 
Garbage and recycling pickup Mon-Fri 7 am-5:30 pm 
Solid Waste and Recycling Facility Mon-Fri 8 am-6:30 pm, Sat 8 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application process
Languages English
Fees Service - Landfill - garbage by weight ; None - Household recycling, Household Hazardous Waste, Electronic Waste dropped at appropriate depot areas
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Landfill 807-684-2863 ; Waste Management and Recycling Hotline 807-623-5756 ; Infrastructure and Operations Dispatch, 24-hour Service 807-625-2195
Site Location South Ward, Victoriaville Mall
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address VictoriaVille Civic Centre
111 Syndicate Ave S, 2nd Fl
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6S4
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Intersection Syndicate Ave S and Miles St E
Mailing Address PO Box 800 
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 5K4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding City / Town - Thunder Bay