Construction and Demolition Waste

Eastern

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Construction and demolition waste includes any waste materials associated with construction, renovation and demolition projects.

If still useful, building materials can be donated to a non-profit organization or sold or given away through classified ads online, in local newspapers and magazines and through online communities.

If no longer usable, most waste management sites throughout the province have a designated area for the collection of construction and demolition waste material.

Common construction and demolition waste includes:

  • plywood and lumber
  • plasterboard
  • insulation
  • siding and roofing shingles
  • concrete and masonry waste
  • doors and windows
  • flooring

Bay Bulls Waste Recovery Facility

Eastern Waste Management operates eight Waste Recovery Facilities in the eastern waste management region, providing residents with access to public drop-off sites for materials that cannot be disposed of through curbside collection programs. Items accepted at public drop-off sites include construction and demolition waste, scrap metal, electronics, MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires), ATV tires, furniture, propane tanks and oil tanks (drained and cleaned).

Location: Winnonish Rd. (off Route 10) at the entrance of the Town of Bay Bulls (heading south)
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

Cavendish Waste Recovery Facility

Eastern Waste Management operates eight Waste Recovery Facilities in the eastern waste management region, providing residents with access to public drop-off sites for materials that cannot be disposed of through curbside collection programs. Items accepted at public drop-off sites include construction and demolition waste, scrap metal, electronics, MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires), ATV tires, furniture, propane tanks and oil tanks (drained and cleaned).

Location: Route 80, between Cavendish and Heart’s Delight-Islington (1 km from Cavendish and 1.7 km from Heart’s Delight-Islington)
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

Clarenville Waste Transfer Station

The Waste Transfer Station (operated by Eastern Waste Management) provides residents with access to public drop-off sites for materials that cannot be disposed of through curbside collection programs. Items accepted at public drop-off sites include construction and demolition waste, scrap metal, electronics, MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires), ATV tires, furniture, propane tanks and oil tanks (drained and cleaned).

Location: Trans-Canada Hwy, Clarenville, NL A5A 0A5
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: easternwaste.ca

Harbour Grace Waste Recovery Facility

The Waste Recovery Facility (operated by Eastern Waste Management) provides residents with access to public drop-off sites for materials that cannot be disposed of through curbside collection programs. Items accepted include construction and demolition waste, scrap metal, electronics, MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires), ATV tires, furniture, propane tanks and oil tanks (drained and cleaned).

Location: Incinerator Rd. (off Route 70) in the Town of Harbour Grace at the intersection of Routes 70 and 75
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

Old Perlican Waste Recovery Facility

The Waste Recovery Facility (operated by Eastern Waste Management) provides residents with access to public drop-off sites for materials that cannot be disposed of through curbside collection programs. Items accepted include construction and demolition waste, scrap metal, electronics, MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires), ATV tires, furniture, propane tanks and oil tanks (drained and cleaned).

Location: Route 80, between Sibley`s Cove and Old Perlican (2.8 km south of Old Perlican)
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

Placentia Waste Recovery Facility

The Waste Recovery Facility (operated by Eastern Waste Management) provides residents with access to public drop-off sites for materials that cannot be disposed of through curbside collection programs. Items accepted include construction and demolition waste, scrap metal, electronics, MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires), ATV tires, furniture, propane tanks and oil tanks (drained and cleaned).

Location: Route 102, Fox Harbour Rd. (4 km from Route 100 and 5.8 km from Fox Harbour)
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

Renews-Cappahayden Waste Recovery Facility

The Waste Recovery Facility (operated by Eastern Waste Management) provides residents with access to public drop-off sites for materials that cannot be disposed of through curbside collection programs. Items accepted include construction and demolition waste, scrap metal, electronics, MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires), ATV tires, furniture, propane tanks and oil tanks (drained and cleaned).

Location: Route 10, between Renews and Cappahayden (2.4 km from Renews)
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

Residential Drop-Off – Robin Hood Bay Regional Waste Management Facility

The Robin Hood Bay Regional Waste Management Facility provides residents in the eastern waste management region with free disposal services at the Residential Drop-Off site. Items accepted include: bulk waste, beverage containers (excludes glass), mixed containers, paper, cardboard, electronics, garbage, household hazardous waste (HHW), paint, oil, yard waste scrap metal and MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires).

Location: 340 East White Hills Road, St. John’s
Phone: 311
Web: www.robinhoodbay.ca

St. Joseph’s Waste Recovery Facility

The Waste Recovery Facility (operated by Eastern Waste Management) provides residents with access to public drop-off sites for materials that cannot be disposed of through curbside collection programs. Items accepted include construction and demolition waste, scrap metal, electronics, MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires), ATV tires, furniture, propane tanks and oil tanks (drained and cleaned).

Location: Route 94, between St. Joseph’s and O’Donnell’s (1 km outside St. Joseph’s heading south)
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

Sunnyside Waste Recovery Facility

The Waste Recovery Facility (operated by Eastern Waste Management) provides residents with access to public drop-off sites for materials that cannot be disposed of through curbside collection programs. Items accepted include construction and demolition waste, scrap metal, electronics, MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires), ATV tires, furniture, propane tanks and oil tanks (drained and cleaned).

Location: Route 1 (TCH), (4.5 km north off the ramp to Sunnyside)
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

Whitbourne Waste Recovery Facility

The Waste Recovery Facility (operated by Eastern Waste Management) provides residents with access to public drop-off sites for materials that cannot be disposed of through curbside collection programs. Items accepted include construction and demolition waste, scrap metal, electronics, MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires), ATV tires, furniture, propane tanks and oil tanks (drained and cleaned).

Location: Old Brigus Road in Whitbourne
Phone: (709) 759-2780
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

craigslist

craigslist provides free, local online classified listings for individuals interested in buying selling or giving away a variety of goods and services.

Location: Online
Web: www.newfoundlandcraigslist.ca

Habitat For Humanity ReStore

Habitat for Humanity ReStores are non-profit building supply stores that accept and resell quality new and used building materials and household items. The ReStore will also pick up donations in the St. John’s/Mount Pearl area. Funds generated are used to support Habitat for Humanity’s building programs.

Location: 323 Kenmount Rd, St. John's
Phone: 709-753-2721
Email: restore@habitatnl.ca
Web: www.habitatnl.ca

Kijiji

Kijiji provides free, local online classified listings for individuals interested in buying, selling or giving away a variety of goods and services.

Location: Online
Web: www.kijiji.ca

Newfoundland Buy & Sell

Newfoundland Buy & Sell provides free, local online classified listings for individuals interested in buying, selling or giving away a variety of goods and services.

Location: Magazine, Online
Web: www.nlbuyandsell.com

NL Classified

NL Classified provides free, local online classified listings for individuals interested in buying, selling or giving away a variety of goods and services.

Location: Online
Web: www.nlclassifieds.com

Power Brothers Plus

Power Brothers Plus, (formerly Power’s Surplus and Salvage) accept and resell new and used building materials.

Location: 11 Ropewalk Pl, St. John's, NL
Phone: 709-722-1720
Email: pj@powerssalvage.com
Web: www.powerscastle.ca

Yellow Pages Listing – Garbage Collection Services

Additional waste disposal and recycling service providers may be available in your region.

Location: Services throughout the province
Web: View a listing of garbage collection service providers in the yellow pages.

Think About It

When planning your own renovation or building projects, check for sources of used building supplies.