Frequently Asked Questions
No, the IMS Residential drop-off is closed on all holidays and operates under special hours during Christmas holidays. Check the Hours of Operation page for more information.
Yes we accept clean wood (not painted or pressure treated) at the wood disposal rate (see pricing page for current pricing). If it has been manufactured (plywood), painted or pressure treated, it cannot be recycled and will be considered “waste” and you will be charged the waste disposal rate.
Unfortunately we do not accept asbestos. You can contact our landfill division site, Niagara Waste Systems Limited for approval/pricing information.
As a registered collector with the Ontario Tire Stewardship, we accept passenger car and light truck tires (without rims) from residents of Niagara, free of charge. There is a limit of 8 tires per trip.
You can bring your old televisions, computers, monitors, speakers and other electronic equipment to our facility. As a collector with the Ontario Electronic Stewardship (WEEE program) disposal is free of charge. Limit of 5 items per category (computers/TVs, monitors, peripherals).
We accept soil/sod at the current waste rate (see pricing page for current rates).
The Region of Niagara holds hazardous waste days throughout the year. Check out their website to find out when there’s one in your area, www.niagararegion.ca.
We accept water coolers, fridges, freezers, dehumidifiers, etc. at our facility. You will be charged $25 per unit as we need to have the refrigerant removed from the item before it can be disposed of.
You will be weighed on the inbound and outbound and your waste disposal rate will be calculated on your disposal volume. There is a minimum charge of $10.
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We accept clean concrete/asphalt, interlocking brick, cinder blocks, etc. for $10/mt flat rate. If it’s red brick or has rebar in it, it can’t be recycled at our facility and will be considered waste.
Yes, we accept shingles at a special disposal rate. Please see the pricing page for current shingle disposal rate.)
Branches, leaves, bushes, brush, clippings and grass are all considered leaf and yard waste. For residents of Niagara, disposal is free. Contractors will be charged “Contractor leaf and yard waste” rate.
When the traffic light is green, please proceed to the Scalehouse window. An attendant will greet you and ask you a few questions:
Where are you from and what are you bringing in (If you have a mixed load, you can dispose of one material type and re-board the scale to keep the weights/disposal rates separate.)