Burin Peninsula

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Styrofoam is the common name for the petroleum-based plastic material, polystyrene. It is commonly used in food packaging and protective packaging for shipping fragile items. Styrofoam is not easily recycled and not accepted in most recycling programs. You can dispose of Styrofoam through regular garbage collection and disposal services.

Burin Peninsula Waste Management Corporation

Burin Peninsula Waste Management Corporation (BPWMC) provides collection and disposal services for garbage (including mixed containers and paper and cardboard), collection and recycling of scrap metal and bulk waste collection 12 times per year to residents.

Location: 98-103 Main Rd, Suite 228 Father Berney Memorial Salt Pond
Phone: 709-891-1717

Municipalities and Local Service Districts – Burin Peninsula

Municipalities and local service districts provide a range of waste collection and disposal services for residents and businesses.

Phone: Click here to find municipality and local service district contact information

Marystown Regional Waste Management Site

The Burin Peninsula Regional Service Board operates the Marystown landfill site which provides waste disposal services for residents and businesses in all communities south of Rushoon in the Burin Peninsula waste management region. This site accepts bulk waste, garbage, organics, scrap metal and yard waste.

Location: Servicing all communities on the Burin peninsula south of Rushoon
Phone: 709-891-1717

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

Canadians use more than 1.6 billion paper and polystyrene cups each year!

Use reusable dishes and glasses to keep disposable Styrofoam items out of the landfill.

Save Styrofoam packing peanuts and reuse them when sending fragile parcels.