The Municipal landfill is open to the public:   The landfill is located on Scott Road (starts near the intersection of Esten Drive North and Pearson Drive).


Weekdays - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed Sundays and Holidays

At these times, the public is permitted to come and dispose of larger items as well as such items as are not suitable for being left on the curb for regular pick up.

The Elliot Lake landfill operates on a weight based tipping fee structure. This requires each vehicle to be weighed upon entry and at time of exit to determine the weight of the waste deposited at the site.


Fee Structure

 Household, Construction, and Demolition and Bulk Materials   $60 per tonne (plus HST) 
 Appliances (Freon units must be drained and tagged)  No Charge
 Scrap Metal (sorted)  No Charge
 Grass clippings and yard trimmings (not including branches, trees, or roots)  No Charge

Household waste (residential only) will be accepted at no charge with a three garbage bag limit per visit.

How to Pay

  • Interac Debit Card
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • No cash will be accepted on site at any time.
  • Pay at landfill site only.

NOTE: Remaining passes from the former payment system can be used as credit toward fees at the site but have NO CASH value. Change will not be give in the event that the actual weighted fee is less than the face value of the tipping fee dump pass being presented.

Elliot Lake Landfill Environmental Assessment

Notice of Submission

Elliot Lake Environmental Assessment Final Report - January 2016

Elliot Lake Environmental Assessment Amended and Approved Final Report - July 2016

Environmental Assessment Report Appendices

For Garbage Collection Schedule and information on what is suitable for regular collection,
visit the Garbage Collection Schedule page.

Remember to recycle paper, plastic, and metal to keep our environment healthy!
Visit the recycling page here.