The Green Lane Landfill site is located in Part of Lots 21, 22 and 23, Concession 3, north of Highway 401, in Southwold Township, Elgin County. Located between the cities of St. Thomas and London, the 129.7 ha Site (of which 71.2 ha is currently approved for landfill) was established in 1978. 

The City of Toronto purchased the Green Lane Landfill as of April 2007 from St. Thomas Sanitary Collection Service Limited Partnership for approximately $220 million.