List of landfills

City-owned Landfills

Trail Road Waste Facility

4475 Trail Road (off Moodie Drive, south of Fallowfield Road)

Ottawa residents and businesses can dispose of waste material at this facility. Household hazardous waste is NOT accepted.

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Safety Equipment Requirements:
Effective Monday March 5, 2012, CSA-certified green patch footwear and hi-visibility clothing is required for all persons using the Main Disposal Area or Small Load Area #2 (at the tipping face). Persons who do not have the required protective clothing will continue to have access to the Small Load Area #1.

These changes are being introduced in order to ensure the safety of everyone on site. Should you have any questions, please contact the City at 3-1-1.

Monday to Friday : 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday : 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday : Closed


The Trail Waste Facility is also home to Energy Ottawa's landfill-gas-to-electrical-energy project and the Plasco plasma gasification pilot project. A leaf and yard waste composting facility, is also located at the Trail Waste Facility.

An Environmental Assessment to expand the Trail Waste Facility was approved in June of 2005. The expansion will provide an additional 10 to 40 years past 2008, depending on how much future waste can be successfully diverted from the landfill. Documents on the Trail Waste Facility Landfill Optimization/Expansion Project are available to the public at the Ottawa Public Library.

Springhill Landfill

(southwest of the intersection of Springhill Road and Highway 31)

The Springhill landfill is operated by Tomlinson Environmental Services. Please contact Tomlinson directly at 613-822-1867 for information on hours of operation and pricing.

Other Landfills

Local Private Landfill

  • BFI Canada Inc. is located at 3354 Navan Road. Please contact BFI Canada Inc. directly at 613-824-7289 for information.

Green Bin Processing Facility

  • This indoor processing facility, owned by Orgaworld Canada, is located in an industrial park located on the southeast corner of Rideau Road and Hawthorne Road.