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Waste Transfer Station Information



The Transfer Station (395 Victoria Street, Parkhill) is now open according to the 2021 Transfer Station Dates and Hours of Operation

  • There will be a limit of three (3) individual/vehicles on site at any given time
  • Dump fees will be collected
  • Residents are encouraged to bring exact CASH to avoid unnecessary exchanges
  • Staff will be on-site to give general direction

Materials Accepted: E-Waste (Electronics) Bin on site. Tires, Brush, potted plants, leaves in paper bags. Owner responsible to dump leaves out of plastic bags.

Appliances: Dehumidifiers, dishwashers, stoves, bbq’s, fridge, stoves, washer, dryers. Metal material-doors must be removed from appliances Note: Appliances containing refrigerants must have Certification Tag attached stating that is has been drained of freon gas regardless if compressor has been removed.

Renovation Material: Carpet, plywood, vinyl siding, metal doors, toilet, wall tile, insulation

Furniture: Couch, table, chair, steel bed rails

Materials Not Accepted: HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, used oil, paint, shingles, asphalt, drywall, animal waste, spoiled grain, tree stumps, HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE, batteries, plaster, Fluorescent Light Bulbs. 



If you have any questions or concerns please contact Bluewater Recycling Association at 1-800-265-9799 ext 243. 
The program is mandatory, special requests include commercial or multi residential sites.

To view your scheduled collection date please click here

For more information please contact the Municipal Office at 519-294-6244 . If you should want to change the size of your bin, please contact Bluewater Recycling at 1-800-265-9799 ext 243 for assistance. 


*Important Notice - Composting items Click here for more information

Picture of Ailsa Craig Transfer Station  Picture of Parkhill Transfer Station

Please contact the Municipal Office if you should have any questions.

Household Special Waste Disposal

For safe disposal of hazardous or special items:
Walk in only, NO dumping off items please.

Rona, Grand Bend - has a recycling program for Florescent light bulbs/ tubes, paint and batteries.

Mitchell's Home Building Centre, Parkhill - recycles batteries: Household batteries (eg. cell phones, drills. No car batteries).

Rona / Moffatt & Powell Ltd., Strathroy - recycles paint.


If you are a resident of Middlesex County, you can now use the City of London Household Special Waste (HSW) drop-off depot at 3502 Manning Drive. The best way to get to the depot is to proceed on Wellington Road south of Highway 401 and turn right onto Manning Drive. The depot is at the landfill site on the north side of Manning Drive. Saturday hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Tuesday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For inquiries for the city of London Depots go to

Residents of Strathroy-Caradoc, Southwest Middlesex, Adelaide-Metcalfe, North Middlesex, and Newbury are asked to use the depot on the first two Saturdays of each month and residents of Thames Centre, Middlesex Centre, and Lucan-Biddulph are asked to use the depot on the last two Saturdays of each month.

Items that can be taken to the site are paints, oils, thinners, pesticides, small batteries, drain cleaners, poisons, cleaning fluid, thermometers, and medications. Please label each item. You will be asked for your address so we can track where the site users are from.

Each County vehicle entering the site is permitted to bring up to a maximum of 30 litres of HSW materials. This facility is not intended for commercial or farm hazardous wastes.

Do not bring empty containers to the HSW depot. If they are made of recyclable material please put them in your blue box. If they are not recyclable, please dispose of empty containers with your garbage.

Health Products Stewardship Association 

The Health Products Stewardship Association operates programs locally through participating pharmacies to collect medications/prescription drugs and medical sharps.

The Health Products Stewardship Association also administers the Ontario Medications Return Program and Ontario Sharps Return Program (OMRP and OSCP) to collect unused and/or expired medications, prescription drugs, and sharps through participating pharmacies in your area. This program is offered through a significant network of community pharmacies across the province. For further information on returning waste products, we have attached their brochures below.

Medication Brochure 

Sharps Brochure

Visit your local pharmacy to return the medications/prescription drugs and medical sharps. Find the pharmacy nearest you by visiting:, or by downloading the Recyclepedia App on your device.

Pharmacies will not accept medical sharps that are not in an approved sharps container. You can pick up an approved sharps container at your local pharmacy, free of charge.

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