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Landfill Site


Township of Selwyn
1310 Centre Line
Selwyn, ON
K9J 6X5

Phone: 705 292-9507
or 877 213-7419

In order to keep our Landfill open for essential purposes, we are asking for everyone to ensure that social distancing is maintained (2 metres/6 feet apart) to keep the public and staff safe.

  • Brush is now being accepted at the Smith Landfill site as of May 20th  (1480 8th Line, Selwyn).
  • Debit preferred or exact change only.
  • Be patient – you may need to wait in order to maintain social distancing measures.
  • Summer hours now in effect:
    • Monday – closed
    • Tues – 9 – 5 pm
    • Wed. – 9 – 7 pm
    • Thurs. - 9 – 5 pm
    • Fri. - 9 – 5 pm
    • Sat. - 9 – 3 pm
    • Sunday - closed

Hazardous Waste Depot at the Smith Landfill - Summer 2020 Hours

Smith Landfill, 1480 County Road 18, Selwyn

Open June 25 to September 3

  • Thursday: 9am - 5pm 

Safety Requirements:

  1. If you feel sick, stay home.
  2. Residents are required empty their vehicles and place the material on the tables. 
  3. Be patient, stay in your car and follow direction from onsite staff.
  4. Limit of 1 emptiable (motor oil or gas) container per visit. 

NOTE: Pido Road Hazardous Waste Depot is also open

  • No hard plastic collection and no environmental days will be available this summer.  

Landfill Site Location

Landfill SIte Hours of Operation

Landfill Site Passes

Landfill Tipping Fees 

Landfill Site Location

1480 County Road 18View Map of Landfill Site Location

Township Residents are also permitted to use the Peterborough Waste Management Facility (Landfill Site). Visit the Peterborough Waste Management Facility Website for Location and Hours of Operation or more information.

No Scavenging is Permitted at the Landfill Site

Landfill Site Hours of Operation

Summer Hours: Victoria Day Weekend to Thanksgiving Weekend

  • Monday - Closed
  • Tuesday - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday - 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Thursday - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Friday - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Saturday - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

** Notice**

In 2020 the the landfill site will NOT be hosting the following events or services:

  • Hard Plastic Collection
  • Environmental Days

Winter Hours: Thanksgiving Weekend to Victoria Day Weekend

  • Sunday & Monday - Closed

  • Tuesday to Friday - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Saturday - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Holiday Hours

  • Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year's Day 
  • Closed at 1:00 PM Christmas Eve & New Year's Eve 

Landfill Site Passes  

Each year, two Landfill Site passes are provided to ratepayers in the tax billing package. Keep them safe as a replacement pass will cost $10.00. A replacement pass can be purchased only from the Township office at 1310 Centre Line, Smith Ward.

Remember that passes need to be presented each time you make a trip to the Landfill, and only Selwyn Township residents have use of the Landfill sites.

*** Note regarding Mattresses and Box Springs *** 

Mattresses and Box Springs are now banned from the Smith Landfill Site. Please take them to the Bensfort Road Landfill Site in Peterborough, located at 1260 Bensfort Road. There is a disposal fee per unit for recycling. Please do not take mattresses to the Pido Road HHW Depot. Thank you!

Landfill Site Tipping Fees

Waste weighing less than 50 kgs (minimum charge) $3.50
Waste per tonne (includes large appliances and large furnishings) $100.00
Compactor Waste per tonne $100.00
Construction Debris per tonne $100.00
Asbestos material per tonne $250.00
Appliances containing Freon surcharge plus per tonne rate $12.50
Leaf and yard waste less than 100 kg's No Charge
Leaf and yard waste 100 kg's and more / tonne $45.00
Brush weighing less than 50 kg's (minimum charge) $3.50
Brush weighing 50 kg's and more / tonne $100.00
Disaster Debris 40% of the current approved rates


Various Other Landfill Rates

Replacement Landfill Cards $10.00
Vehicle Weights $10.00
Bag Tags (each) $4.00
Mattresses and Box Springs - Not accepted

Dispose of at Bensfort Rd landfill


Methods of Payment accepted at the Landfill Site

  • Debit preferred
  • Cheque
  • Cash (exact change only)