Waste Management

 

Garbage Bylaw - CLICK HERE

Recycling Bylaw - Click Here

 

 

 

Waste Management & Recycling for the Township includes the administration of  curb-side blue box program and waste site item-specific recycling. . The Township has three landfill site within its boundaries - the former Ross Township Site at 990 Kohlsmith Road, the former Village of Cobden Site off Highway 17 and the former Westmeath Township Site at 1597 Westmeath Road.

The only Landfill Site currently in operation is the Ross Landfill Site located at 990 Kohlsmith Road. This site will be utilized as a long-term, centralized disposal facility to service the Whitewater Region

Landfill Site Hours are:
Wednesday and Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m

Curbside Waste and Recycling Services are currently provided by Beaumen Waste Management Systems Ltd., Renfrew, Ontario.

 

GARBAGE COLLECTION INFORMATION

ContactBeaumen Waste Management Systems Ltd.
 (613) 432-7555

 

Styrofoam & Film Plastic Bags

Effective October 1st, 2016, Styrofoam of any kind will no longer be collected curb-side within the Township of Whitewater Region. Styrofoam is deemed a waste product.

All film plastic bags (bread bags, milk bags, etc.) placed at curb-side must be placed within one bag (“a bag of bags”) to be collected.

 

For further information please contact:
Steven Hodson, Environmental Services Manager
Township of Whitewater Region
Office: (613) 646-2282 ext. 127
Cell: (613) 635-1517

 

All residents of the Township of Whitewater Region will receive weekly curbside pick-up of their household garbage providing this garbage is placed in the specially marked yellow municipal (W) garbage bags. These garbage bags can be purchased for $3.00 each, at the following locations:
 
 

Freshmart, Beachburg Millar Feed & Seed, Cobden
Beach-West Pharmacy, Beachburg Municipal Office, Cobden
Beachburg Deli & Bakery, Beachburg Rooney's, Cobden
Annie's, Foresters Falls Cobden Freshmart, Cobden
Lacroix's Store, LaPasse Schauer's Hardware, Cobden
Kenny's Store, Westmeath Cobden Auto Supply, Cobden
Mullen's Esso, Pembroke  J.R.'s Country Store, Chenaux
   

The yellow (W) garbage bags should be placed at curbside on a publicly maintained road by 7:00 a.m. The bag must be unbroken, properly tied and shall not exceed 20 kg in weight. It may be placed inside a can or receptacle.

Yellow (W) garbage bags will be collected as per the Garbage Collection Schedule. During a week in which a statutory holiday falls, all regularly scheduled pickups occurring after the statutory holiday will be one day later.

 

RECYCLING COLLECTION INFORMATION

ContactBeaumen Waste Management Systems Ltd.(613) 432-7555

In order to preserve and extend the life of the Township's landfill site, the Township offers bi-weekly pickup of recyclables. Blue boxes must be placed at curbside on a publicly maintained road by 7:00a.m.

 

Please be sure to place all paper and container recyclables in your blue boxes at curb-side on your scheduled day of pick-up. Don’t forget to bundle your cardboard!

 

Styrofoam & Film Plastic Bags

Effective October 1st, 2016, Styrofoam of any kind will no longer be collected curb-side within the Township of Whitewater Region. Styrofoam is deemed a waste product.

All film plastic bags (bread bags, milk bags, etc.) placed at curb-side must be placed within one bag (“a bag of bags”) to be collected.

 

For further information please contact:
Steven Hodson, Environmental Services Manager
Township of Whitewater Region
Office: (613) 646-2282 ext. 127
Cell: (613) 635-1517

 

RECYCLE YOUR ELECTRONICS

The Township of Whitewater Region Landfill Site located at 990 Kohlsmith Road is now a collection point where residents can bring their used, broken or unwanted electronic equipment for reuse and recycling.

What products can be brought to the collection site?
  • Amplifiers
  • Audio and video players
  • Cameras
  • Cell phones
  • Computers and peripherals
  • Copiers
  • Digital cameras
  • Fax machines
  • Monitors
  • Pagers and PDAs
  • Printers
  • Radios
  • Receivers
  • Scanners
  • Speakers
  • Telephones and answering machines
  • Tuners
  • Turntables
  • Televisions
  • Video projects
     
     

These items can be dropped off at the landfill site during normal operating hours FREE OF CHARGE.

If you have any questions concerning the disposal of electronics at the Township’s Landfill Site, please contact the Epaper and container recyclables in your blue boxes at curb-side oManager, Steven Hodson at (613) 635-1517. 

 

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM

 

The Township offers two Mobile Hazardous Waste Events each year – once in the Spring and once in the Fall. Please watch the local newspapers, the municipal newsletter (included with the final tax bill) and this website for further information about this event once it has been scheduled.

 

 Recycle Your Scrap Tires 

 

 

The Township’s Landfill Site located at 990 Kohlsmith Road is now a collection point where residents can dispose of scrap tires free of charge.  Under the Ontario Tire Stewardship Program, the Township receives free pick-up of the scrap tires from a registered tire collector/recycler and funding to assist with the costs of the program.

For further information about this program, visit the Ontario Tire Stewardship Program at www.ontariots.ca

If you have any questions concerning the disposal of tires at the Township’s Landfill Site, please contact the Landfill Site Operations Manager, Steven Hodson, at (613) 635-1517.