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Waste Management & Recycling

The Township of Augusta does not have curbside waste/recycling pick up.  Residents are responsible for getting their own waste/recycling to either of our two waste transfer sites where they can dispose of most items FREE of charge.  As per By-Law 3363-2018 all household waste must be in clear bags and under 40 lb.  Proof of residency will be required at both transfer sites.

WASTE DIVERSION 

Recycling and composting reduces the waste that is collected and transported at our Transfer Stations. The more we recycle and compost the higher the waste diversion rate. If we can divert more waste from the transfer station, the township will receive additional funding from Stewardship Ontario to assist in the operation and promotion of recycling freeing up tax payer dollars for other projects.

TRANSFER STATION HOURS OF OPERATION

Maynard 
3618 County Rd 26
613-925-4604

Monday          9:00 – 5:00
Tuesday         9:00 – 5:00
Wednesday    9:00 – 5:00
Thursday        9:00 – 5:00
Friday             9:00 – 5:00
Saturday        8:00 – 4:00

North Augusta 
8212 Coville Rd
613-926-2497

Tuesday       9:00 – 5:00
Thursday     9:00 – 5:00
Saturday      8:00 – 4:00

You can print a copy of the Transfer Site Brochure by clicking HERE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

***All prices listed are at a minimum.  Prices are subject to change at any time.***

                                        chart with list of chargeable non-bagable waste and the fee for disposing each

 chart with list of furniture and the fee to dispose them     chart with list of trailer wall sizes and the fees to dispose them     chart with list of trailor wall sizes and the fee for each to dispose shingles and agricultural wrap

Construction waste is accepted at both sites


Accepted at Maynard ONLY 

Batteries
Paint/Oil
Paint Thinner
Fluorescent Bulbs
Propane Tanks
Motor Oil (uncontaminated)

Accepted at North Augusta ONLY

Leaves
Brush Under 4” in diameter
Commercial Brush for a fee

Accepted at BOTH Transfer Stations at no charge are:

Electronics
Clothing
Appliances (freon free)
Scrap Metal
Tires

The following Recyclables* are FREE for residents of Augusta Township photo of new signage for the transfer station outlying what is acceptable for recycling

Paper– newspaper, envelopes, magazines, catalogues and fine paper
Cardboard– cereal & other box board, egg cartons
Cardboard– Corrugated (flattened)
Glass– Clear and coloured bottles (must be rinsed clean)
Cans– food and drink cans (must be rinsed clean)
Plastics- Bottles, jars, tubs & lids, milk containers (must be rinsed clean)
Light bulbs- Non fluorescent

*Recyclables need to be sorted into the above categories

We Cannot Recycle: 

Dishes, windows, mirrors, oil containers, pizza boxes, dirty or wet cardboard, plastic grocery bags, styrofoam containers/packaging, clamshells, wrapping paper, tinfoil, bubble wrap, coffee cups

We Do Not Accept:

Oil Tanks
Concrete
Asphalt/Tar
Gasoline
Acid
Pool Chemicals
Pesticide, Insecticide, Herbicide
Antifreeze


photo of composter and recycling blue box


PITCH-IN DAY   

A road side clean up program is held on the last Saturday or April each spring.  On Pitch In Day, individuals and groups pitch in logoclean up litter on their local streets, parks and neighbourhoods.  Volunteers can start as early as they wish and end by noon when a free lunch is provided at the Grenville Fish & Game Club.  Bag pick up begins at 1 pm.

Keep watch on our website and on our Facebook page for when the next Pitch In Day will be.  Thank you again to all of our volunteers for their continued dedication to keeping Augusta Clean & Green.

TREASURE DAY cartoon of a garbage can and a treasure chest

One person’s junk is another person’s treasure. Treasure Day in Augusta Township is held on the 2nd Saturday in May & September.

AMNESTY DAY

cartoon of an old mattress and an old stuffed chair

Amnesty Day at our Transfer Sites is on the 4th Saturday in May and September. At this time, each household can bring ONE (1) mattress, ONE (1) box spring and ONE (1) couch or stuffed chair to the sites for disposal for FREE.

 

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DAYS

The United County of Leeds & Grenville operate usually three Household Hazardous Waste day events each year. Household hazardous waste items are accepted from residents of the Counties including the Township of Augusta on these days ONLY. Waste is not accepted from commercial businesses.

This program is in conjunction with Stewardship Ontario, Product Care, and Automotive Materials Stewardship and are aimed at keeping hazardous and special waste materials out of Ontario’s landfills and waterways.

On these days, residents can drop off FREE OF CHARGE items  such as:

 Corrosive: batteries, drain cleaners, oven cleaners

 Toxic: pesticides, rat poison, pharmaceuticals, cleaning fluids

 Reactive: pool chemicals, ammonia, bleach, aerosols

 Flammable: gasoline, paints, BBQ starter, oils, solvents, propane cylinders

You can view the current year’s Household Hazardous Waste Day poster HERE.

If you have any questions regarding these days, please contact the County at 613-342-3840 ext. 2413.

ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY

As per the Township’s Harassment By-Law 2930-2012, Augusta is committed to a Safe Working Environment for all employees, including those at our Waste Management sites.

OTHER LINKS

CBC News article related to the changes to the recycling in Canada

Thank you for continuing to help keep our Township Clean and Green.