OVWRC customers are encouraged to properly separate Construction, Demolition (C&D) and Renovation Material to save on tipping fees. Acceptable Construction and Demolition waste that is separated is charged a lower tipping fee. Click here for current waste disposal fees.
Source Separated Material is charged the lowest tipping fee. Material can be sorted into the following categories:
|Shingles||Shingle paper and nails do not have to be removed. Free of plastic, wood, etc.|
|Drywall||Unpainted; must be free of wood, tiles, etc.|
|Concrete||No larger than 4 ft x 4 ft, must be unpainted and free from rebar or any other metal.|
|Clean Wood Waste||Unpainted/untreated dimensional lumber (i.e. 2 x 4), Plywood/Chipboard/Fibreboard, Pallets|
|Dirty Wood Waste||Painted/stained/pressure treated wood, wood flooring, wood furniture & doors (minimal metal)|
Also accepted at the Construction and Demolition Site:
|Scrap Metal||NO CHARGE|
|Brush||Any branches that are larger than the thickness of your thumb, and longer than 3 – 4 feet. Material smaller than that is considered Leaf and Yard Waste.|
|Tires||Tires can also be brought to one of the Centre’s Environmental Days|
During the Spring/Summer/Fall (dates are weather dependent) unsorted Construction & Demolition Waste is accepted at the C&D site. Unsorted C&D Waste is mixed loads containing at least 60% C&D materials that can be reasonably sorted by OVWRC staff.
The following graphics, indicate the options for disposal of Construction, Demolition and Renovation Materials.
The following construction and renovation material is considered LANDFILL:
Asbestos siding & shingles
Plastic pipe (i.e. ABS)
Wooden windows & door with glass
Asbestos insulation requires pre-approval. Click here for more information.
Compost, Wood Mulch and Gypsum is available for purchase at the Construction and Demolition Site. Click here for more information.