Styrofoam

Discovery Region

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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.

Municipalities and Local Service Districts – Discovery Region

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

Charleston – Southern Bay Landfill

Local residents and businesses can dispose of waste at the Charleston – Southern Bay Landfill.

Lethbridge Landfill

Lethbridge Local Service District operates the Lethbridge landfill site which provides waste disposal services for local residents and businesses.

Location: Lethbridge Local Service District
Phone: 709-467-2445

Newman’s Cove Landfill

The Newman’s Cove Local Service District operates the Newman’s Cove landfill site which provides waste disposal services for local residents and businesses.

Location: Newman’s Cove Local Service District
Phone: 709-445-4444

Town of Bonavista Landfill

The Town of Bonavista operates the Bonavista landfill site which provides waste disposal services for local residents and businesses.

Location: Town of Bonavista
Phone: (709) 468-7747
Email: town.bonavista@nf.sympatico.ca
Web: www.townofbonavista.com

Town of King’s Cove Landfill

The Town of King’s Cove operates the Kings Cove landfill site which provides waste disposal services for local residents and businesses.

Location: Town of King’s Cove

Town of Musgravetown Landfill

The Town of Musgravetown operates the Musgravetown landfill site which provides waste disposal services for local residents and businesses.

Location: Town of Musgravetown
Phone: 709-467-2726
Email: townofmusg@nf.aibn.com

Town of Port Blandford Landfill

The Town of Port Blandford operates the Port Blandford landfill site which provides waste disposal services for local residents and businesses.

Location: Town of Port Blandford
Phone: 709-543-2170
Email: vgreening@nf.aibn.com
Web: www.portblandford.com

Town of Port Rexton Landfill

The Town of Port Rexton operates the Port Rexton landfill site which provides waste disposal services for local residents and businesses.

Location: Town of Port Rexton
Phone: 709-464-2006
Email: portrexton@bellaliant.com
Web: www.townofportrexton.com

Town of Trinity Bay North Landfill

The Town of Trinity Bay North operates the Trinity Bay North landfill site which provides waste disposal services for local residents and businesses.

Location: Catalina (Trinity Bay North)
Phone: (709) 469-2571
Email: tbn@personainternet.com
Web: www.trinitybaynorth.com

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.