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Waste Management Facility and Special Wastes

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Oxford County Waste Management Facility

Oxford County’s Waste Management Facility (landfill) is a one-stop shop for residents and businesses in Oxford County to dispose of their garbage and recycling. Play the video to take a virtual tour of the facility to see how it operates and what kinds of materials you can bring for disposal.

To help ensure the safe and efficient operation of the site, customers are asked to observe the following rules:

  • Unsafe loads will be rejected.
  • Objects that could damage machinery will be rejected.
  • Speed limits must be obeyed.
  • Customers are responsible for removing waste material from their vehicles.
  • Loads must be tarped and secured.
  • No illegal dumping of waste.
  • Scavenging is not permitted.
  • Contact us for questions and concerns.

Oxford County reserves the right to reject any load or object that appears to be a hazard to the safety of its employees. To help ensure the safe and efficient operation of the site, clients are asked to follow the rules.

Holidays and Hours

Open hours for are Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Landfill operation may extend beyond operating hours (including Statutory Holidays) to accommodate curbside collection operations.

The facility is closed on Sundays and the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Family Day
  • Good Friday
  • Victoria Day
  • Canada Day
  • Civic Holiday (first Monday of August)
  • Labour Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Remembrance Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day (December 26)

Landfill operation may extend beyond operating hours (including Statutory Holidays) to accommodate curbside collection operations.

NOTICE: Tipping fees for 2020 and operational holiday hours for the Oxford County Waste Management Facility and Oxford County Customer Service

Tipping Fees

The Oxford County Waste Management Facility accepts cash, debit, credit card and mastercard.

The customer's vehicle is weighed on the way into the site and again on the way out. The difference in weight is assessed and the appropriate tipping fee is determined. There is a flat fee for items such as refrigerators, and other freon containing items.

2020 Tipping Fees

  • Mixed Solid Waste $80.00/1000 kg
  • Construction and Demolition Waste $76.54/1000 kg
  • Minimum load charge of $10 applies
  • Segregated Loads of Scrap Metal: No Charge
  • Items which contain Freon or may have contained Freon: $10.00/unit surcharge (unless tagged by an authorized Freon removal technician)

Offences

Any vehicle that does not abide by the Highway Traffic Act or Oxford County By-law 4954-2800 will be subject to increased fees.
1st offence: 2X disposal fee
2nd offence: 3X disposal fee
3rd offence: 5X disposal fee

Homeowners with small domestic loads of waste will be diverted to the Transfer Station.  Industrial, Commercial and Institutional (IC&I) vehicles will be required to go to the tipping face (pit). However, on Saturdays, all vehicles may be directed to the tipping face (pit).

Special Waste

The Oxford County Waste Management Facility (landfill) accepts other special waste that requires special provisions.

If you have contaminated soils and/or asbestos, you are required to call in advance: 519-539-9800 or 1-800-755-0394.

Acceptable special wastes

  • Tree limbs/stumps no longer than 6 feet/ 1.8 metres
  • Rubble small enough to be handled by one person
  • Railway ties/trees cut into 3-foot/ 0.9-metre length
  • Needles: autoclaved and in proper containers
  • Infectious wardroom/animal husbandry: autoclaved and in proper containers

Unacceptable special wastes

  • Burning material
  • Material in burn barrels
  • Chemical, liquid and pathological waste - See household hazardous waste information
  • Car bodies, recreational vehicles or farm machinery
  • Dead animals
  • Long pieces of steel tubing or piping
  • Recyclable residue from outside the County
  • Objects that may damage machinery

Oxford County is taking steps to support our community's response to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) and measures taken by Southwestern Public Health. We are monitoring our operations daily to ensure we are taking the right actions to protect our residents, employees and visitors. Get updates at www.oxfordcounty.ca/COVID-19