Isthmus and Area
Three waste recovery facilities service the Isthmus area 1) on the former Sunnyside Landfill site, 2) on Old Brigus Road in Whitbourne and 3) at the Clarenville Transfer Station. The WRF sites accept 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, construction and demolition material, shingles, brush, etc. We will not accept anything that is recyclable or materials that decompose, including cardboard, clothing, food items, leaves, grass clippings, ash, and fishnets.
Hours of operation for the Sunnyside and Whitbourne Waste Recovery Facility are Tuesdays and Thursday 12 pm to 4 pm and Saturdays 8 am to 4 pm excluding holidays.(Please note Sunnyside Waste Recovery Facility will be closed from Monday, December 12, 2016 to Saturday, April 1, 2017).
For hours of operation for the Clarenville Waste Recovery Facility please see Clarenville area.
Woodchips 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 Site Attendant for more information.
This site does not accept commercial material including materials from contractors or businesses. Trucks having any commercial signage will be refused entry.
The Eastern Regional Service Board is in the process of acquiring land in the Whitbourne area for the construction of a waste recovery facility. We anticipate this facility opening in 2015.
The Isthmus and Area region services the following communities:
Swift Current, Garden Cove, North Harbour, Old Mill Road, Goobies, Come By Chance, Sunnyside, Arnold’s Cove, Southern Harbour, Little Harbour East, Fair Haven, Fair Haven Road, Norman’s Cove-Long Cove, Chapel Arm, Chance Cove, Bellevue, Bellevue Beach, Thornlea, Long Beach, Island Cove, Hodge’s Cove, Caplin Cove, Little Heart’s Ease, Gooseberry Cove, Butter Cove and Southport
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