Enniskillen Depot for Waste and Recycling

The Enniskillen Depot for Waste and Recycling is located at 4052 Oil Heritage Road

The waste and recycling depot for Enniskillen residents is open on the following hours:

Monday     8:00 am to noon

Wednesday     Noon to 4:00 pm

Friday     8:00 am to noon

Saturday     8:00 am to noon

The depot will be closed on ALL Statutory Holidays.

Please be advised that acceptable recycled materials must be left loose to deposit into the recycle bin at the site.  

Enniskillen residents must be prepared to identify themselves and provide their landfill card  to place waste and recycling in the dumpsters.  The municipality has hired part time depot monitors to check that “only residents of the municipality” are using the dumpsters for household waste and recyclables at the depot.

The dumpsters at the landfill site are only for the following:

Acceptable Wastes include: household wastes, sofas, chairs, dressers, mattresses, tables, lamps, pictures, shelving, patio and lawn furniture, children’s toys, gardening tools, as well as toilets or sinks.  As of September, 2019, household carpet will be accepted at the depot subject to being rolled and cut into a maximum of four foot sections.

Unacceptable Wastes include: windows, building materials, sheds, shingles, flooring, drywall, trim, bathtubs, heating and cooling systems, swimming pool liners, counter tops and yard wastes. Automobiles, farm equipment and appliances with refrigerant are not accepted at the depot site.

  • household wastes (in garbage bags) will be accepted in the garbage dumpsters.
  • recycled materials should be separated to their appropriate dumpster.  Please refer to the following list of items that may be recycled.
  • cardboard should be flattened to permit increased volumes of material into the recycling bin.


There are blue boxes available to purchase at the Enniskillen Township municipal office at 4465 Rokeby Line, the cost is $5.00 per box.

The following items are accepted at the recycling depot site at 4052 Oil Heritage Road.  The following items are acceptable:

  • flattened cardboard
  • magazines
  • office paper
  • junk mail
  • phone books
  • paperboard
  • brown paper bags
  • newspapers
  • plastic contains # 1-7
  • glass bottles and jars
  • aluminum cans
  • steel cans

Items Not Acceptable to Recycle

  • Household waste
  • window glass
  • wood
  • plant trays
  •  Styrofoam
  • plastic bags/wrap
  • drinking glasses
  • cups
  • dishes
  • glass cookware
  • ceramics
  • mirrors
  • light bulbs
  • garden hose
  • coat hangers
  • pots
  • pans
  • utensils
  • textiles
  • shoes
  • clothing
  • linen
  • lawn furniture.

Accepting scrap metals at the landfill depot (2020)

A new dumpster has been placed at the depot which will be used only for the following items:

Accepted Metals for Scrap:

  • Farm machinery
  • Copper wire, including bare copper, computer wire, house wire, extension cords
  • Garage doors
  • Metal Siding
  • Copper cable (stripped or unstripped)
  • Stainless steel alloys
  • Electric motors
  • Domestic applications (no refrigerators, no freezers, no air conditioners, no de-humidifiers)
  • Copper piping
  • Aluminum Siding
  • Window frames (aluminum extrusion) glass removed
  • Scrap steel and cast iron
  • Sheet metal
  • Aluminum alloys, including siding extrusions, clips

White goods are not accepted at the landfill site.  Please call to make arrangements with the following local businesses:

Scott’s Auto Wreckers:                   5551 Petrolia Line   519-882-1607

Trijan Industries:                              1275 Plank Rd  519-337-3779

Curran Recycling                               536 McGregor Rd  519-332-0849

Transco Recycling                             387 McGregor Rd  519-332-4045

RPRA’s ‘Where to Recycle’ map displays locations across Ontario where you can drop off used materials to be recycled, such as batteries, electronics, household hazardous waste, lighting and tires, for free. Materials collected at these locations are reused, refurbished, recycled, or properly disposed of to help keep them out of landfill, recover valuable resources and protect our environment.  For more information visit: https://rpra.ca/where-to-recycle/


E-wastes:  (computers, keyboards & monitors)

Staples                                                     1379 London Rd, Sarnia  519-542-4461

(will accept computers, keyboards & monitors) for more information go to: www.staples.ca

Digital Friends                                     1121 Evett St, Sarnia  519-344-3334

(will accept, all electronics such as computers, monitors, keyboards, fax machines, TV’s etc) more information go to: www.digitalfriends.ca or email support@digitalfriends.ca

MEDICATIONS/PRESCRIPTION DRUGS & MEDICAL SHARPS (Do not take to landfill or dispose with household garbage)  Local pharmacies will safely dispose of these items.

For more information visit: www.healthsteward.ca


The Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority’s (RPRA) provides a site that shows used tire collection sites that are registered with the RPRA.  To find a location near you follow:  https://rpra.ca/programs/tires/collectionsites


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