Garbage and Recycling

Waste Collection & Disposal

Green For Life (GFL)are responsible for waste management services in Plummer Additional.

Recycling Calendars are available at the Township Office or by clicking on the link below.

You can call Green For Life (GFL) at 1-800-430-7778 to obtain additional information on waste disposal and recycling.  The Township Office can also provide more information if needed, as well as by clicking on the link below:


Plastic Blue Boxes for Curbside Recycling are available at The Township Office. The 1st Blue Box is free; there is a $10.00 + HST charge for each additional box needed.

Garbage will not be picked up if it is not placed in clear garbage bags. Also, garbage will not be picked up if the waste management technician observes that there are recyclable materials in the garbage. It is the responsibility of the property owner to clean up any debris from damaged garbage bags caused by wildlife.

The clear bag policy is in effect. If garbage is not placed loosely in clear garbage bags, it will not be picked up on garbage day.


Tri-Neighbours Waste Management Site Location: 1314 Eastline Road in Rose Township.

If attending the Landfill Site, please ensure that you have your Green Access Card which can be obtained at the Municipal Office.

Hours of Operation:

April 1 to November 30:

Wednesdays 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.


Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

December 1 to March 31:

Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

When a Statutory Holiday falls on a Saturday, these sites will operate during the same hours on the next day being Sunday.

Call-outs will be allowed at the Waste Management Site based on the availability of the Site Attendant.

Note:  The Bruce Mines Transfer Site (on Taylor Street, Bruce Mines) no longer accepts brush from Plummer Additional ratepayers. You can take brush to the Tri-Neighbours Site at 1314 East Line Road (at the times indicated above) and at the Thessalon Transfer Site (Fridays 3-7 from April 1 to October 31).

Household Special Waste is not accepted at the Tri-neighbours landfill site and must be brought to the HSW depot located at 115 Industrial Park Cresent in Sault Ste Marie. Tri-neighbours access cards will be required to enter the HSW depot. The access cards are available at the Township office.

They accept:

  • Acids
  • Aerosols (spray paint, hair spray)
  • Antifreeze
  • Bases (Cleaning Solutions, etc)
  • Batteries (Automotive and Household)
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Flammables (Cleaning Solvents)
  • Oil
  • Oil Filters
  • Oxidizers (Chlorine, Fertilizer)
  • Paint
  • Pesticides

Call Mike Jones at (705) 206-3763

Battery recycling is available in Plummer Additional. You can deposit household batteries such as A, AA, B, C, D, 9-volt, button, computer batteries and more in containers located at the Township Office, Landfill Site or the Library. Please no vehicle batteries.