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Waste Management Facility

More than the County’s landfill, the Waste Management Facility accepts specialty recycling and hazardous household waste

Materials

We pick up a lot, but not everything. Find out what you can and can’t put in blue boxes and garbage bags

Recycling depots

Stop stockpiling your waste. Oxford County has an extensive waste diversion program in place, with year-round recycling depots available to residents six days a week at the Waste Management Facility (landfill) in Salford. The depots accept residential waste at no charge, as long as the recyclable materials are not mixed with regular garbage. In 2014, the County’s recycling depots diverted 15,000 tonnes of waste from the Waste Management Facility (landfill) (excluding blue box waste).

Use the tabs below to find information about where, when and how to recycle various types of waste in Oxford County. Each tab includes the location, hours and fees (if applicable) for the recycling of specific materials.

Recycling depots

Upcoming Events

Non-curbside recyclable materials can be taken to one of the annual waste collection events held throughout the County for free.

Waste collection events are for residential customers from individual households only. We cannot accept garbage or recycling from a business, workplace, or waste greater than what would fit into a 5-gallon container.

Upcoming waste collection events

No Events at this time

balewrap

Disposing of bale wrap

Agricultural bale wrap is no longer accepted at the Oxford County Waste Management Facility (landfill). Bale wrap can be recycled through Switch Energy Corp. who will come to your location to pick up the material.

Switch Energy Corp collects the wrap, cleans and conditions the used film so that it can be reintroduced back into the plastic industry.

Switch Energy Corp. is located in Clinton, Ontario and can be reached by phone at 519-524-0193 or via their website.

Construction & Demolition

Construction and demolition waste must be recycled under Oxford County By-Law No. 4954-2008. Bringing your leftover building supplies to our construction and demolition recycling depot allows material to be used again and helps reduce landfill waste.

Accepted Materials

  • Asphalt, concrete and masonry
  • Metal (e.g., iron, steel, brass, aluminum and copper)
  • Untreated wood, wood scrap, pallets/crates
  • Gypsum drywall
  • Asphalt shingles
  • Porcelain/toilets
  • Glass
  • We do not accept pressure-treated lumber and asbestos.

Call the Waste Management Facility (landfill) if you don’t know whether a material will be accepted or not at the depot.

construction and demolition recycling

Location

384060 Salford Road, Salford, ON
N0J 1W0

 

Hours

The depot is open 6 days/week:
Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

2019 Tipping Fees

Construction and demolition material: $75.13/metric tonne.

Scrap metal & white goods appliances

Scrap metal and white goods appliances can be taken year-round to the Oxford County Waste Management Facility (landfill).

Accepted Materials

  • Scrap metal
  • White goods appliances such as stoves, refrigerators and freezers

Note: Items which contain Freon or may have contained Freon will be subject to $10.00/unit surcharge unless properly tagged by an authorized Freon removal technician..

Scrap metal & white goods appliances

Location

384060 Salford Road, Salford, ON
N0J 1W0

 

Hours

The depot is open 6 days/week:
Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

Fees

The depot is free if you are not bringing any garbage in with the load.

Tires

Tires are recycled for things like surfacing walking trails, sidewalks and driveways, roofing shingles, swings and playground equipment, athletic field turf and paving materials.

Accepted Materials

Tires are accepted at the Oxford County Waste Management Facility if they are on or off the rim and must be clean. The facility will accept a maximum of 20 tires per day per person. For large loads or over sized tires, please contact the Waste Management Facility (landfill).

On-road passenger and light truck tires:

  • Small RV, ST trailer, temporary spare, motorcycle, golf cart and ATV tires
  • Free-rolling farm, small utility, small industrial, forklift and Bobcat/Steer tires 16” and under
  • Truck and bus tires, including wide base or heavy truck tires designed for truck/bus applications and larger RV tires not marked “P” or “T”


 

Materials not accepted

  • Tires on toys
  • Bicycle tires
  • Personal mobility device tires
  • Commercial aircraft tires
  • Shredded and cut tires

Location

384060 Salford Road, Salford, ON
N0J 1W0

 

Hours

The depot is open 6 days/week:
Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

Fees

Clean tires are free if you are not bringing any garbage in with the load. Dirty tires may be subject to tipping fees.


Tire recycling

Household hazardous waste

It’s dangerous to stockpile your household hazardous waste. Things like paint, motor oil, aerosols, fluorescent light tubes and bulbs can all be recycled at the Oxford County Waste Management Facility (landfill).

Accepted Materials

  • Paints and coatings plus their containers
  • Solvents
  • Motor oil and oil filters plus their containers
  • Batteries (auto, alkaline and rechargeable)
  • Antifreeze and it's containers
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Sharps (needles; lancets must be in a sealed puncture proof container)
  • Propane tanks and other pressurized containers
  • Fluorescent light tubes and bulbs
  • Pesticides, lawn fertilizers and their containers
  • Household cleaners
  • Aerosols

Materials not accepted

  • PCB waste
  • Asbestos
  • Radioactive waste
  • Flares
  • Fireworks and ammunition
  • Pathological waste
  • Open or leaky containers

The depot will accept household hazardous waste generated within Oxford County residences only. Please note that container size is limited to a 5-gallon pail.

 

The depot is funded by Stewardship Ontario and Regeneration

Stewardship Ontario Regeneration

Location

384060 Salford Road, Salford, ON
N0J 1W0

 

Hours

The depot is open 6 days/week:
Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

Fees

The depot is free if you are not bringing garbage in with the load.

Electronics

Four out of five households have at least one electronic item they want to get rid of. You can safely dispose of e-waste at the electronic waste depot at the Oxford County Waste Management Facility (landfill).

Accepted materials

  • Scanners
  • Typewriters
  • Cellular phones, pagers, telephones and answering machines
  • Audio and video players and recorders (e.g., MP3, cassette, digital)
  • Cameras (web, digital, analog)
  • Equalizers/(pre)amplifiers
  • Radios, receivers, speakers and turntables
  • Video recorders and video players/projectors, digital frames
  • Personal hand-held computers
  • Desktop and portable computers
  • Computer peripherals (modems, keyboards, mice, hard drives, optical drives such as CD, Blu-ray, DVD, HD-DVD)
  • Monitors and televisions
  • Desktop printing devices, including desktop copiers and multi-function devices
  • Floor-standing printing devices, including printers, photocopiers, multi-function devices

Materials not accepted

  • Small household appliances, such as irons, blenders, mixers, etc.
  • Power tools and power equipment (drills, saws, motors, corded equipment, etc.)
  • Headphones

Electronic waste

Funded by Ontario Electronic Stewardship

Ontario Electronic Stewardship

Location

384060 Salford Road, Salford, ON
N0J 1W0

 

Hours

The depot is open 6 days/week:
Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

Fees

The depot is free if you are not bringing any garbage in with the load.

Cardboard

Large amounts of cardboard are accepted at the Oxford County Waste Management Facility (landfill) in Salford. You can make a difference by helping divert unnecessary waste from the landfill.

Materials Accepted

Recycling large amounts of cardboard is easy!
Remember: flatten and remove all non-cardboard related material

We do not accept plastic coated cardboard.

Cardboard recycling

Location

384060 Salford Road, Salford, ON
N0J 1W0

 

Hours

The Waste Management Facility (landfill) is open:
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

Fees

For residents it's free as long as you are not bringing any garbage in with your load.

There are 11 FREE Brush, Leaf and Yard Waste Depots located throughout the County.

These depots are open 24 hours, 7 days a week or as indicated.

Blandford-Blenheim

Drumbo Public Works Yard
895957 Oxford Road 3

Hickson

158 Loveys Street

Ingersoll

Public Works Yard
80 Pemberton Street

Innerkip

Corner of George
and Main Streets

Norwich

Phebe Street

Springford

432594 Zenda Line

Oxford County Waste
Management Facility (landfill)

384060 Salford Road
Salford
Monday to Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm
Saturday, 8am-4pm

Tavistock

18 Hendershot Street

Tillsonburg

50 Newell Road
Hours vary, refer to
www.tillsonburg.ca

Woodstock

944 James Street
7am to Dusk

Zorra

783045 Road 78
Between County Road 119
and 23rd Line

Acceptable material

  • Grass
  • Leaves
  • Halloween pumpkins
  • House & garden plants
  • Hedge & tree trimmings
    (less than 7cm in diameter)

Acceptable Brush Waste

  • Brush (Limbs/stumps no longer than 6 foot/1.8m)
  • Christmas trees

Unacceptable material

  • Garbage
  • Plastic bags
  • Old fencing
  • Hazardous waste
  • Topsoil
  • Sod
  • Rocks
  • Stumps

Clean, segregated loads of brush, leaf and yard waste can be taken to the Waste Management Facility (landfill) free of charge. Mixed loads will be subject to tipping fees.

Try Composting at Home

The County sells two types of composters which can be purchased from your local municipal office, including the Oxford County Administration Building, or at the Oxford County Waste Management Facility (landfill). An above ground composter with a 311 litre capacity for $10 or an underground composter called the Green Cone, able to digest up to 1kg of food waste every 1-2 days for $40.

Collected brush, leaf and yard waste material from the County's 11 depots is transported to the Oxford County Compost Facility located at the Waste Management Facility (landfill) for composting. Finished compost is sold to local business’ as feedstock for their commercial yard waste products.

Styrofoam

Styrofoam, also known as expanded polystyrene (EPS), is used as protective packaging for electronics and appliances. Polystyrene brought to the Waste Management Facility for disposal will be recycled for use in products like picture frames, construction material, packaging and synthetic lumber.

Accepted materials

Bulky, rigid expanded polystyrene foam packaging (Styrofoam) found in packaging from computers, electronics, appliances and toys

Accepted material must be:

  • White
  • Rigid in nature
  • Clean and dry
  • Clear of tape and stickers

Materials not accepted

Materials Where do I dispose of it?
  • Take out containers
  • Foam cups & bowls
  • Meat trays
  • Foam egg cartons
Blue box
  • Dirty Styrofoam
  • Packing peanuts
  • Black Styrofoam
  • Pool noodles
  • Polyethylene foam (flexible in nature)
  • Foam bags and wrapping
  • Styrofoam insulation
Garbage

 

Do you have a large quantity of bulky, rigid white Styrofoam to dispose of?

If you have more than 2 cubic metres of bulky Styrofoam to dispose of, please contact the Oxford County Waste Management Facility at 519-539-9800 to organize a direct haul from your site.

Location

384060 Salford Road, Salford, ON
N0J 1W0

 

Hours

The depot is open 6 days/week:
Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

Fees

There are no fees to dispose of accepted bulky Styrofoam products. However regular tipping fees do apply to Styrofoam insulation.