Garbage & Recycling

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In our municipality, we offer waste management services through curbside garbage pick-up, recycling pick-up, and the operation of a Transfer Stations at the Wilno site and Combermere site and a full waste disposal site at Bark Lake, which also includes a Re-use Centre and an electronic drop depot.

The Municipality of Madawaska Valley uses CivicWeb to manage Garbage & Recycling associated documents. Please visit our dedicated documents portal on

Clear Bag Policy for Garbage

Al household garbage must be in a clear bag or open container so that all waste is visible and easily identified by the Attendant. The purpose of this regulation is to help ensure that recyclables and hazardous waste materials do not end up in our landfills. If any recyclable materials or prohibited waste are found within the clear bags, the bags will be refused, or the Attendant will ask you to remove and properly sort the waste.

Illegal Dumping

Illegal dumping is the dumping of waste anywhere except at an approved waste disposal site. This includes in the woods, along the side of the road, on private property, in someone else’s dumpster without permission, or at the gate of a waste management site. Illegal dumping is costly to taxpayers and damaging to the environment. Incidents of illegal dumping are investigated by the By-law Enforcement Officer, and offenders will be fined as per the Schedule of Fees By-Law.

Waste Site / Dump Hours

21956 Hwy 60, 12 km West of Barry’s Bay

Day of the Week Time
Monday 7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Holiday Monday 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday CLOSED
Thursday 12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

NOTE: The Bark Lake Waste Site is closed on Sunday’s from October 1st – April 30th

242 Old Barry’s Bay Road

Day of the Week | May 1st to Sept 30th
Holiday Monday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Day of the Week | Oct 1st to April 30th
Holiday Monday 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

17961 Hwy 60, 1.5 km West of Wilno

Day of the Week
Saturday 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

2021 Curbside Collection Calendar

2022 Curbside Collection Calendar

Garbage must be in a clear garbage bag.  Bags must have a Municipal Garbage Tag affixed to each one, available for a $1.00 fee at:

  • Township Office (Barry’s Bay)
  • Barry’s Bay MacEwan
  • Barry’s Bay Shell
  • Barry’s Bay Ultramar
  • Herron’s Store (Barry’s Bay)
  • CO Country Market (Combermere)

Check the Municipal Calendar for information concerning the Household Hazardous Waste Days.

Related Fees:

  • Blue Box ($7.00)

Municipal Household Hazardous Waste Days 2022 - Coming Soon

Contact Us

Municipal Office
Address: 85 Bay Street, Box 1000, Barry’s Bay, ON K0J 1B0
Fax: 613-756-0553
Toll Free: 1-866-222-8699
Hours: Monday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday to Friday | 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
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