Q: Who looks after Waste and Recycling?
A: Green For Life (GFL)are responsible for waste management services in Plummer Additional.
Q: Where can I access a Recycling Calendar?
A: Recycling Calendars are available at the Township office or on the or on the Township website.
Q: Who can I ask about things I don’t understand about waste disposal and recycling?
A: Additional information on waste disposal and recycling can be obtained by calling Green For Life (GFL) at 1 (800) 430-7778. The township office can also provide more information if needed.
Q: Where do I get a Blue Box?
A: 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.
Q: If my garbage & recycling does not get picked up, what is the reason?
A: 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.
Q: Is the Clear Bag Policy still in effect?
A: Yes, the clear bag policy is in effect. Garbage must be placed loosely in clear garbage bags or it will not be picked up on garbage day.
Q: Where is the Landfill site? And when is it open to the public?
A: Tri-Neighbors Waste Management Site at 1314 Eastline Rd in Rose Township.
Open – Saturday only
- Summer hours 9 am – 5 pm (April 1st – November 30th)
- Winter hours 11 am – 3 pm (Dec 1st – March 31st)
Q: Where can I dispose of Special household waste?
A: 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.
- Aerosols (spray paint, hair spray)
- Bases (Cleaning Solutions, etc)
- Batteries (Automotive and Household)
- Fire Extinguishers
- Flammables (Cleaning Solvents)
- Oil Filters
- Oxidizers (Chlorine, Fertilizer)
Note: The Bruce Mines Transfer site no longer accepts brush from Plummer Additional ratepayers. Brush is accepted at the Tri-Neighbours Site at 1314 East Line Road (Saturdays 9-5) and at the Thessalon Transfer Site (Fridays 3-7).
Q: Who do I call for Special Dump Deliveries?
A: Call Mike Jones at (705) 206-3763
Q: Is battery recycling available?
A: Battery recycling program has started in Plummer Additional. Household batteries such as A, AA, B, C, D, 9-volt, button, computer batteries and more can be placed in containers located at the township office, landfill, arena, or library. Please no vehicle batteries.