3860 Government Rd, Desbarats, ON P0R 1E0
Between Puddingstone Road and the railway tracks.
Saturdays : 9am – 5pm
Wednesdays : 12noon – 5pm
Do not dispose of household garbage in the recycling bins.
Individuals can be fined $500 and up for depositing garbage anywhere in the Township other than the landfill.
Household Hazardous Waste can be taken to the Sault Ste. Marie hazardous waste site site at 5th line. Hours of operation are 8:30 – 4:30 Tuesday to Saturday (April 1st to October 31st, 2020). Please ensure you tell the attendant that you are from the Township of Tarbutt.
Tarbutt pays for this service option to be available for residents and we need to know how much the service is being used.
Please recycle the following numbers:
#1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6
We do not accept, glass, film plastics (plastic bags) and Styrofoam in the recycle bins
Tin food and beverage cans, aluminum food and beverage cans, aluminum trays and foil (please clean!), Plastics: #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6 plastic food and beverage containers. These all go in the same deposit bin.
Please flatten all boxes to fit in the deposit slots. Please, NO plastic or wax board!
We welcome newspapers, flyers, magazines, catalogues, telephone books, paper back books, hard cover books, writing paper, and envelopes.
Many items are labeled with the familiar recyling symbol, however, this does not mean that it is recycleable in OUR program!!
If you turn your plastic containers upside down, you will usually find the plastic identified by a number inside the recycling symbol and /or the letters PETE or HDPE underneath it.
Some exceptions to the #2 plastic that we CANNOT accept are: Motor oil bottles, pesticide and herbicide containers.
Toll Free: 1-800-430-7778
Fax: (705) 849-0427
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