The Township owns three (3) Landfill Sites. With both the Former Westmeath Landfill and the Cobden Landfill closed, the Ross Landfill Site, accepting solid, non-hazardous waste and serves as the Township’s long-term, centralized waste disposal facility. .
Ross Landfill site is located at 990 Kohlsmith Road and is open Wednesday and Saturday from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.
The Township is NOT permitted to accept material generated outside of the municipality per MECP Environmental Compliance Approval certificate. The municipality has the right to refuse any debris and/or person from disposing material within the landfill site.
Contractors shall present a completed Contractor Landfill Site Disposal Form prior to being permitted to dispose of material from a residence, commercial or institutional property located within the Township of Whitewater Region. This includes demolition debris, shingles, home and /or estate clean-up, etc. regardless of the quantity.
Item-specific recycling for scrap metal, electronics, and scrap tires occurs at the Waste Site. Stockpiling of clean leaf, yard & brush as well as separated clean lumber is carried out for grinding purposes as well.
Refrigerated appliances such as a freezer, fridge, air conditioner, water cooler and dehumidifier are $25 per unit. These units must be de-gassed and tagged by a licensed technician prior to recycling.
Household Hazardous Waste is not accepted at the Ross Landfill Site.