Here are all of the items that are accepted at the City’s Drop-Off Depots. Please check which items are accepted at each location.

  • For a list of Household Hazardous Waste items and other disposal options visit the Household Hazardous Waste web page.
  • Household Hazardous Waste drop off is free of charge with the exception of fees for certain quantities of fluorescent tubes.

For a list of electronic waste items and other disposal options visit the Electronic Waste web page.

  • Baseboards
  • Bathtubs
  • Cabinets
  • Countertops
  • Doors
  • Drywall (1 tonne maximum, only accepted at Bermondsey, Ingram, and Commissioners Drop-Off Depots)
  • Fencing
  • Insulation
  • Lumber (4 feet maximum)
  • Plaster
  • Pressure treated wood
  • Roof shingles
  • Siding
  • Tiles

Note: Remove nails, screws, metal corner beads, ceramics, wood etc.

Fees apply to quantities weighing 100 kg or more.

The following items are not accepted at Drop-Off Depots:

  • Ammunition
  • Asbestos
  • Asphalt
  • Boats
  • Bricks
  • Cinder blocks
  • Concrete
  • Dead animals
  • Gravel
  • Paving stones
  • Rocks
  • Sod and grass clippings
  • Soil and sand
  • Stones

Contact a private company to arrange for proper disposal of these items.

The above lists are not comprehensive. Check Waste Wizard if you’re not sure how to properly dispose of an item.

  • Rubber tires (on or off rims), excluding heavy truck, forklift and large off-road tires, are accepted at some Drop-Off Depots.
  • Bermondsey, Commissioners and Ingram Drop-Off Depots accept a maximum of 10 tires per load. Dufferin Drop-Off Depot accepts any amount of tires.
  • Total tires up to 20 kg (44 lbs) are free to drop off. Fees apply to total tires that exceed 20 kg (44 lbs).
  • For a list of Yard Waste items visit the Yard Waste web page.
  • Drop-Off Depots will not accept any pieces that exceed 7.5 centimetres (three inches) in diameter or 1.2 metres (4 feet) in length.
  • Soil and grass are not accepted at any location.
  • Fees apply to quantities weighing 20 kg or more.

 

  • Garbage items
  • Recycling items
  • Mixed loads of garbage and recycling will be denied entry
  • Recycling is restricted to 1 tonne
  • Fees may apply
  • Auto parts and bicycles
  • Lawnmowers
  • Large/small appliance
  • Tools, pipes and cable
  • Fees apply to quantities weighing 20 kg or more.

The above list is not comprehensive. Check Waste Wizard if you’re not sure how to properly dispose of an item.