Central Manitoulin Landfill Information

Please note that the Big Lake Landfill is for household waste and recycling only.

The Providence Bay Landfill applies tipping fees in effect as of January 1, 2008 as per By Law 2007-23 and recycles electronic waste.

To use the landfills you need a Landfill Identification Card. Ratepayers and long term rental tenants can request a card through the Municipal Office by calling 705-377-5726. 

Landfill hours are as follows:

Thursday Trial Project Landfill Hours Will Start Thursday August 27th and End October 22nd, 2020

Victoria Day weekend To Labour Day weekend
Big Lake: Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Providence Bay: Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

After Labour Day Weekend to Thursday October 22, 2020

Big Lake: Thursday & Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Providence Bay: Thursday & Saturday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Remainder of Year October 23rd to Victoria Day Weekend
Big Lake: Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Providence Bay: Saturday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

The last Household Hazardous Waste Collection was held on July 4, 2020. No collection date is scheduled until close to the same time of year for 2021. Check back for details.

A Little About Central

The Municipality of Central Manitoulin is located in the centre of Manitoulin Island with an abundance of lakes, rivers, and beaches. The Municipality includes the villages and hamlets of Mindemoya, Providence Bay, Spring Bay, Sandfield and Big Lake. We offer diverse attractions and unique landmarks such as our sandy beach in Providence Bay or access to Lake Manitou, the largest lake on the island. We invite you to visit our community in the "heart" of Manitoulin Island. 

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