Yard Waste

Burin Peninsula

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Yard waste is a type of organic waste material that will decompose or “break down” naturally over time.  Yard waste includes materials from general backyard maintenance and landscaping such as leaves, tree branches, twigs and pruning waste. Some yard waste and dried leaves can be composted in a backyard compost bin. Learn more about backyard composting.

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
Email: info@burinpenwaste.com
Web: www.burinpenwaste.com

Grand Bank Curbside Composting Pilot

Burin Peninsula Waste Management Corporation (BPWMC) operates a curbside composting pilot that provides collection and composting services for food waste, yard waste and paper fiber in the Town of Grand Bank.

Location: Servicing the Town of Grand Bank
Phone: (709) 832-1600
Email: info@burinpenwaste.com
Web: www.burinpenwaste.com

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 Landfill Compost Site

The Burin Peninsula Regional Service Board operates a composting site at the Marystown landfill.  Residents and businesses on the Burin Peninsula can bring organic waste such as food scraps, paper and cardboard and yard waste to the composting site.

Location: Route 210 (Burin Peninsula Highway), 2km north of Jean de Baie
Phone: 709-891-1717
Email: info@burinpenwaste.com
Web: www.burinpenwaste.com

Multi-Materials Stewardship Board (MMSB) – Compost Program

MMSB has partnered with select communities throughout the province to offer compost bins to residents at a reduced cost. In addition, MMSB provides residents and businesses with public education resources on how to compost and how to build your own backyard compost bin.

Location: Click here for participating communities.
Phone: 1-800-901-6672
Email: inquiries@mmsb.nl.ca
Web: www.mmsb.nl.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

Grasscycling is a natural way to compost grass by leaving it on the lawn.