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Waste & Environment

See Household Hazardous Waste Information 

Click here for Landfill & Recycling Updates 2018 

Notice: All types of Styrofoam are no longer accepted as recycling at West Grey landfill sites. These products will be treated as household waste and must be bagged and tagged. 

The Municipality of West Grey provides curbside collection for garbage & recycling.  

CLEAR OR TRANSPARENT BAGS must be used for garbage with a maximum 40 lb. limit.  One smaller coloured bag may be used to conceal any personal products.A West Grey bag tag MUST be attached to each garbage bag.

Blue boxes, and / or clear or transparent bags may be used for recyclables. No tags required.  Place recyclables & garbage visible & accessible at curbside by 7:00 a.m. 

Landfill Site Locations & Hours (closed on Stat Holidays)

Durham Landfill Site

  • Address:      590 Park St 
  • Directions:  From Garafraxa St S, turn west onto Park St

Thursday       8:00 am - 5:00 pm    
Friday             8:00 am - 5:00 pm     
Saturday        8:00 am - 4:00 pm      

Normanby Landfill Site

  • Address:      221291 Grey Rd 9
  • Directions:  From Grey Rd 3, (north of Ayton), turn west onto Grey Rd 9

Saturday      8:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Normanby Landfill site will be closing on September 1, 2018. The site will be used as a transfer station for only garbage and recycling products until that time. 

Bentinck Landfill Site

  • Address:      114079 Grey Rd 3
  • Directions:  From Grey Rd 4, turn north onto Grey Rd 3

Saturday       8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Note:  Landfill Site Closed on Statutory Holidays

What is Recyclable at curbside?

  • Glass bottles & jars (food & drink), rinse/clean
  • Dairy, Juice & Tetra Pak
  • Aluminum & steel cans (food & drink), rinse/clean
  • Plastics - Bottles, jugs & containers (#'s 1 to 7)
  • Paint cans, totally empty & dry
  • Papers, newspapers, books (hard covers removed), magazines, wrapping paper 
  • Cardboard - flattened & tied in bundles 24" x 18" x 6" Keep separate.
  • Boxboard - remove plastic liners from cereal boxes; flattened & bundled up Keep separate.

Free Service at West Grey Landfill Sites


Electronics (i.e., computers, monitors, microwaves, TV's, etc.)

Used Tires

All tires (rimless)
Non-commercial residents ONLY

Bale Wrap- not accepted as recycling. Fees will apply. 


Related Bylaws


112-2018 Garbage fees bylaw (repeals Bylaw 68-2015)


53-2016 Amend Bylaw 68-2015 - Garbage Collection & fees

53-2016 Amend Bylaw 68-2015 - Garbage Collection & fees


Bylaw 68-2015 Waste Disposal & Garbage Collection By-law

Bylaw 68-2015 Waste Disposal & Garbage Collection By-law