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Oxford Depot

City of London EnviroDepots

COVID-19 Service Update

If you need to visit an EnviroDepot to dispose of garbage, please observe the following measures to help slow the spread of COVID-19:

- Maintain physical distancing of 2 metres.

- Cash is not accepted until further notice. Credit and Debit continue to be accepted.

- Complete your visit safely and quickly, and then please leave the depot.

- Do not mingle and socialize.

Household Special Waste Depot and Landfill Reopen

Public access to the City’s W12A Landfill and Household Special Waste Depot has reopened effective May 26, 2020. Learn more about these facilities reopening.



The Waste Disposal and Collection Fees page outlines fees of the waste management system and for other recycling or reuse drop-off locations in the city, visit our Reuse and Recycling webpage or check the Recycle Coach app or online directories for the latest listing of service providers.

Accepted Materials:

  •     Bagged household garbage; fees apply
  •     Furniture & mattresses; fees apply - Only accepted at the W12A Landfill Site.
  •     Construction & renovation materials; fees apply - Not accepted at the W12A Landfill Site
  •     Blue Box recyclables
  •     Yard Waste
  •     Electronics
  •     Scrap metal
  •     Bikes; bikes will be repaired by Big Bike Giveaway and Squeaky Wheel and made available to those in need 
  •     Appliances ($20 fee for appliances containing refrigerant coming soon)
  •     Tires
  •     Batteries
  •     Propane tanks
  •     Fluorescent bulbs & tubes
  •     Empty oil & antifreeze containers (no liquids)

Available for sale:

  • Home Composters or Digesters: $35 per unit (subject to availability, more info)
  • Woodchips, compost, soil/compost mix: $5 per bag (not available at W12A Landfill Site)
  • Garbage Tags: During the COVID-19 pandemic, garbage tags are available for purchase at EnviroDepots. Garbage tags ($1.50 each, tax included) are required on extra containers of residential garbage for collection at the curb. Garbage tags do not expire and there are no refunds provided.

  • Recycling Bins: $6.00 each (including tax). Learn more about curbside recycling.

If you have household hazardous waste , please visit the Household Special Waste Depot or the Product Care Recycling websites for a drop-off location near you.

Depot Locations and Hours of Operation

Oxford St
West - Oxford Street EnviroDepot

(paint & hazardous waste not accepted here)
1450 Oxford Street West

Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday 12 noon - 7 pm
Saturday 8 am - 5 pm
Sunday 11 am - 5 pm

Open Easter Monday, Victoria Day, Civic Holiday, Thanksgiving, and closed remaining statutory holidays
Goodwill Donation Centre located at Oxford Street EnviroDepot

Clarke Rd
East - Clarke Road South EnviroDepot

(paint & hazardous waste not accepted here)
28 Clarke Road


Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday 12 noon - 7 pm
Saturday 8 am - 5 pm
Sunday 11 am - 5 pm

Open Easter Monday, Victoria Day, Civic Holiday, Thanksgiving and closed remaining statutory holidays

Try Recycling NorthNorth - Clarke Road North EnviroDepot (at Try Recycling Inc., under City contract)
(paint & hazardous waste not accepted here)
21462 Clarke Road
Open Monday to Friday 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Saturday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Closed Sundays and statutory holidays


W12ASouth - W12A Landfill Site - Public Drop-off Depot
3502 Manning Drive

W12A Household Special (Hazardous) Waste Depot
3502 Manning Drive

Public access to the City’s W12A Landfill and Household Special Waste Depot has reopened effective May 26, 2020.

Monday to Friday - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday - 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Closed Sundays, Civic Holiday and all statutory holidays

What is the cost?

For information about the cost of bringing any materials to the depots, see Waste Disposal and Collection Fees. Please note that our contractor, Try Recycling, only accepts debit or credit payment for construction & renovation materials.

For more information on City EnviroDepots, call 519-661-CITY (2489) or refer to the Waste Reduction & Conservation Calendar.

Description of Acceptable Items

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  • Blue Box Recyclables
    • Paper: newspapers, catalogues, computer paper, flyers, envelopes, magazines, phone books, white and light coloured writing paper, egg cartons. Cardboard: boxes such as clean pizza boxes and appliance and packing boxes (empty, no packing foam and flattened).
    • Containers: paper cups, ice cream tubs, clear rigid blister packaging (e.g. difficult to open plastic packaging around toys, batteries, etc.).  Milk & juice cartons, drink boxes, cardboard cans (i.e. frozen juice and spiral wound containers), aluminium and steel containers, empty aerosol cans, empty paint cans, aluminium foil and pie plates, glass bottles & jars and plastic bottles and tubs with the number 1 through 7 on the bottom of the container.
  • What Yard Materials are Accepted?
    • Plant trimmings, grass clippings ($1.50 per bag), leaves, brush & branches - cut to a length of less than 1 metre (39") and less than 10 cm (4") in diameter
    • The EnviroDepots will accept pumpkins for composting. Residents that receive curbside leaf and yard material collection can also set their Halloween pumpkin out on the same collection week. Remove the candle and any metal or plastic from the pumpkin and place in the same container with yard materials or fall leaves. Pumpkins are heavy, so be sure the container is not over the weight limit of 20 kilograms (44 pounds).
  • What Goes to the Household Special Waste (HSW) Depot?
    • Paint, turpentine, gasoline, batteries, cleaners, bleach, pesticides, poisons, acids, drain cleaners, oil, propane tanks, etc.  Some household items such as paint, batteries, fluorescent lights, fire extinguishers, pharmaceuticals & sharps are also accepted for disposal/recycling at other locations in the city.  For further reference and alternate disposal locations in your neighbourhood, visit the Orange Drop website or for paint disposal, visit the Regeneration website.
  • What Electronics are Accepted?
    • Computers, printers, radios, stereos, cameras, VCRs, video games, televisions, computer monitors, cell phones, remote control toys, etc.  For more electronics recycling options and drop-off locations in your neighbourhood, visit the Recycle My Electronics website.
  • What Renovation, Construction and Roofing Materials are Accepted?
    • Concrete, rubble, asphalt, drywall, wood, carpet, vinyl flooring, ceramic tile, toilets, sinks, bathtubs, pane glass, ceiling tiles, etc.  Fees apply.  Please note that our contractor only accepts debit or credit payment for these items.  These items are not accepted at the Landfill Site as they are recyclable.
  • Is Scrap Metal Accepted?
    • Yes, barbeques, bicycle frames, tire rims, swing sets, fences, posts, car parts, etc. are accepted for recycling at no charge.
  • What Household Garbage is Accepted?
    • Bagged household garbage can be dropped off for a fee of $1.50 per bag, at the EnviroDepots.  Bulky items, furniture & mattresses are not accepted at the EnviroDepots.  Please use curbside collection (if applicable) or visit the W12A Landfill Site.
    • Bagged household garbage and bulky items (such as mattresses, couches, etc) can be dropped off for a fee at the W12A Landfill Site.
  • What is Accepted at the Goodwill Donation Centres?
    • Goodwill accepts gently used items that are in saleable condition, including clothing, shoes, books, housewares and more. For more information, visit Goodwill Industries.
    • Furniture & appliances are not accepted at the Oxford Street West Goodwill Donation Centre.
    • Your donations go towards providing jobs, job training, and job placement services in our community.
    • There is a Goodwill Donation Centre at the Oxford St EnviroDepot, 1570 Oxford Street West.
  • What do I do with Refrigerators and Appliances?
    • Refrigerant & Freon containing appliances (fridges, freezers, water coolers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers) may be delivered to the City Community EnviroDepots or the W12A Landfill Site for recycling or search appliance recycling for other services and pick-up options near you. 
  • What Other Special Wastes can I Recycle?


    • Rechargeable, non-rechargeable, and automotive


    • Compact fluorescent light bulbs and tubes

    Empty Oil and Antifreeze Containers

    • Free of all liquids

    Propane Tanks

    • Both the barbecue tank size and the small 1lb (camping) size cylinder
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