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 ONLY - No cash transactions.
  • Be patient – you may need to wait in order to maintain social distancing measures.

Landfill Site Location

1480 County Road 18 - View 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

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

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

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.

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!

Methods of Payment accepted at the Landfill Site

 Debit ONLY - No cash transactions during the COVID 19 pandemic

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
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

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