Yard Waste

Western

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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.

City of Corner Brook

The City of Corner Brook provides a residential collection and disposal service for garbage, bulk waste and yard waste (on specified collection days only) and collection and recycling services for scrap metal and paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing the City of Corner Brook
Phone: 709-637-1500/637-1666
Email: info@cornerbrook.com
Web: http://www.cornerbrook.com

Municipalities and Local Service Districts – Western Newfoundland

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

Town of Cape St. George

The Town of Cape St. George provides a residential collection service for garbage as well as collection and recycling services for paper, cardboard and mixed containers. They also collect organic food waste and yard waste.

Location: Servicing the Town of Cape St. George
Phone: 709-644-2290

Bay St. George Waste Disposal Site

Western Regional Waste Management operates the Bay St. George Waste Disposal Site which offers waste disposal services for bulk waste, garbage, yard waste and household hazardous waste (HHW), as well as recycling services for scrap metal.

Location: 14 Main Street, Bay St. George
Phone: (709) 632-2922 / 1-844-437-2922
Email: info@wrwm.ca
Web: www.wrwm.ca

Wild Cove Waste Disposal Site

Western Regional Waste Management operates the Wild Cove Waste Disposal Site which offers waste disposal services for bulk waste, garbage, scrap metal, yard waste and household hazardous waste such as batteries, oil and paint.

Location: Wild Cove
Phone: (709) 632-2922 / 1-844-437-2922
Email: info@wrwm.ca
Web: http://www.wrwm.ca/

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

Town of Cape St. George Community Compost

Residents and businesses in the Town of Cape St. George can bring organic waste to the community composting centre.

Location: Town Garage, 815 Ocean View Dr. (near the Town Hall)
Phone: 709-644-2290

Town of Deer Lake Community Compost

Residents and businesses in the Town of Deer Lake can bring yard waste to the community composting centre (excludes large tree limbs and branches).

Location: Evergreen Lane, Deer Lake
Phone: 709-635-2451
Email: deerlake@nf.aibn.com
Web: www.town.deerlake.nf.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.