June 21 Large Item Disposal Day cancelled, and other Township news

June 12, 2020

We periodically pass on updates from our Township, especially as they relate to cottagers. Please take note of the following changes and cancellations around waste disposal.

June 21 Large Item Disposal at Bayfield is cancelled

The Township normally schedules two Large Item Disposal Days each summer, one in June and one in August. These are special days where you can take large items like barbecues and outdoor furniture to the Bayfield Dock where they get loaded into a dumpster — saving you a trip to the Site 9 Landfill south of Pointe au Baril for items that can’t be left at the transfer stations.

This year’s scheduled June 21 Large Item Disposal Day has been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns. The second date this summer, Saturday, Aug. 2, is still scheduled. In the meantime, cottagers can take their own large items to Site 9 on Friday, June 19 or Saturday, June 20, 8 am to 5 pm both days.

For more information on what can and cannot included in Large Item Disposal, and also more details about the Site 9 Landfill, go here.

Dump your own bags and waste at transfer stations this year

There is a slight modification to how waste disposal works this year at the Bayfield and Pointe au Baril transfer stations (and at the Site 9 Landfill), for safety around COVID-19. Although there are Township staff at all locations, users must place their own waste bags or dump their boxes or bins in the appropriate dumpsters. For safety reasons, Township staff will not be handling the bags this year.

Stay up to date on COVID-19 issues

The best place to stay up to date on changes to Township services due to COVID-19 regulations is at a special web page that is updated frequently. Go here to learn more at any time.