A Waste Recovery Facility is located on the former Harbour Grace incinerator site that accepts bulk household waste, such as appliances, furniture, mattresses, hot water tanks, electronics, metals, propane tanks, car and truck tires (rims removed), ATV and motorcycle tires, personal construction and demolition material, shingles, brush, etc. EWM will not accept anything that is recyclable or materials that decompose, including cardboard, clothing, food items, leaves, grass clippings, ash, or fish nets.
Hours of Operation
Tuesday and Thursday, 12:00PM to 4:00PM*, and Saturday, 8:00AM to 4:00PM*, excluding holidays.
*Note: Gates will close 15 minutes before the facility closes.
Wood chips are available to the public at some of the sites for pick up (free of charge). Supply is limited and will vary by site. Please check with the local Site Attendant for more information.
This site does not accept commercial material or waste, including materials from contractors or businesses. Vehicles having any commercial signage will be refused entry. Commercial waste can be brought to Robin Hood Bay, or the Regional Transfer Station in Clarenville (with a valid commercial permit). The permit application form can be found HERE.
The Carbonear region services the following communities:
Flat Rock, Gunner’s Road, Line Road, Bristol’s Hope, Spaniard’s Bay, English Hill Ext, Godden’s Marsh, Old Highway and adjoining roads
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Important Updates ↑↑
2019 Collection Calendar
The 2019 waste collection calendar is now updated on our website. Please visit the the "Find Your Region" tab to view the calendar for your area.
Notice of Service - Flat Rock Road (between Freshwater and Salmon Cove)
Waste, Recycling and Bulk Collection
The Eastern Regional Service Board (ERSB) has been established by the Province of Newfoundland & Labrador to develop and implement modern waste management practices in the eastern region.
Starting in November 2018 ERSB will be providing information to the property owners in the above listed area regarding waste collection and recycling collection. Waste and recycling collection will start January 2, 2019. A guidebook will be delivered to each property which contains the dates of waste and recycling collection, bulk waste pick up and other important pieces of information. The annual fee for service is $180 per property.
We ask that you please provide canvassers with the property owners’ name and address. If no one is present at the time of our visit an information package will be left on the door, after which we will consider the property owner notified of the service.
Should you wish to contact us in advance and provide your name and mailing address please contact 709.579.7960.