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Acme Transfer Site

Regular Hours of Operation:

Tuesday - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Thursday - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Saturday - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Closed on Statutory Holidays.

2024 Holiday Closures / Partial Days:

Tuesday, December 24: Christmas Eve - OPEN 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Thursday, December 26: Boxing Day - CLOSED

Tuesday, December 31: New Years Eve - OPEN 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Metal & Rubble Bins are scheduled to be at the Transfer Site from April 27 - May 25, 2024 


  • Bagged Garbage

  • Tree Branches

  • Bulk Oil/Oil Filters


  • Un-bagged Items

  • Concrete/Building Materials

  • Ashes from Burning Barrels

  • Insulation

  • Shingles

  • Toxic Chemicals

  • Pesticides/Herbicides & Containers

  • Number 1 & 2 Plastics


  • Newspapers

  • Flyers

  • Manuals

  • Magazines

  • Catalogues

  • NO Wrapping Paper

  • NO Bond Paper

  • NO Envelopes/Bills

  • NO Shredded Paper


  • Clean & Dry Corrugated Boxes

  • MUST be flattened!

  • NO boxes that have food particles can be put in bins (pizza/donut boxes, etc)

The attendant has the authority to inspect and refuse any material

Types of Items Accepted in the Compost Pile

  • bones

  • seeds

  • paper towels

  • tissues

  • food

  • paper plates

  • greasy paper

  • coffee grounds

  • tea bags

  • garden waste

  • grass clippings

  • soil

  • hay / straw

  • dog waste

  • compostable bags only


There are wood chips available for residents at the Transfer Site. All residents are welcome to go to the Transfer Site during regular hours and take what they need.


Garden Tip: Wood chips are a great winter fill for perennial flower beds. Wood chips can help the flowers winter better. 


The compost at the Transfer Site now has some available for residents. If you need some compost, please go to the transfer site during regular hours and take what you need. 


  • Please DO NOT  leave garbage outside of the gate when the transfer site is closed. 

  • Please separate cardboard and newspaper before recycling.

  • Speed limit is 15 km/hr at the Transfer Site.

  • Children 15 years and under MUST stay in the vehicle.

  • Please be courteous and patient.

  • All items must be bagged prior to discarding in the transfer bins. 

  • Only oil container plastics can be recycled in Acme. 

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