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It is important that we manage our waste wisely today so that our children do not have to look after it tomorrow.

Hours of Operation

All Sites  --  All Times Of The Year
Wednesdays - 12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m.
Saturdays - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Municipal Waste Sites and Recycling Depots

Tamworth Waste Site  --  1661 County Road 15
Moscow Waste Site  --  4965 County Road 6
Camden East Waste Site  --  3087 County Road 4

Garbage Bags Locations

McCormick’s Country Store

2561 County Road 1

Camden East

Corbin’s Take-Out

1598 Lake Road


Stone Mills Municipal Office

4504 County Road 4


Hilltop Variety

2068 County Road 1


Corner Restaurant and Variety

2 Concession Street


Stone Mills Family Market

672 Addington Street


Tamworth Hardware

5 Concession Street N


Tamworth Variety & Gas Bar

6682 Wheeler Street


Yarker Lucky Dollar

4255 County Road 6


Waste Site Requirements

All Household waste MUST BE IN MANDITORY CLEAR TOWNSHIP BAGS which are available for purchase at many retail outlets in the Township and at the Main Office.

All resident vehicles must stop at the landfill receiving area and attendants will inspect all waste entering the landfill sites. If recyclables are found in the Township Identified waste bags, attendants will refuse the waste until the recyclables are removed.

All residents MUST RECYCLE – BY-LAW 2007-413

All recyclable materials MUST BE kept CLEAN and deposited by residents into the proper recycle bins.



Clean paper, cardboard & paper products. Boxes should be flattened & bundled.

DO NOT place waxed or coated paper, milk or orange juice containers, christmas wrap & pet food bags in this bin. These are to be landfilled.


Rigid plastic containers with numbers 1 – 7 in symbol. Clean food & cleaning containers, plastic paint containers, juice & water bottles & grocery bags. Place plastic grocery bags in another bag & tie. Clean food & drink cans. All plastic and cans must be clean and contained in a clear plastic bag.

DO NOT place metal paint cans, rigid plastic such as toys, water pipes, flower pots, plastic lawn furniture or greenhouse & bale wrap. Aerosol spray cans, empty oil or petroleum containers #3 are hazardous waste.


All scrap metal including dry empty metal paint cans may be placed in this bin.

DO NOT place plastic paint containers.


Foam protective packaging and white insulation foam accepted. All polystyrene must be clean, dry and contained in a clear plastic bag.  Do not place peanut packaging, coffee cups, meat trays or any other food grade styrofoam in this bin. 


Bottles & jars. The glass is then crushed & used for road base during construction.

DO NOT place lids, ceramics, mirrors, etc. in this area.


Accepted at Camden & Sheffield Waste Sites only – ½ ton $10 – dump truck $30

Propane Tanks & Appliances Containing Refrigerant – $5 - $20

NO large unrecyclable, unbagged waste items will be accepted at any waste site. These items can be taken to:

2232 County Road 41
North of Selby
Tel. 613 388 2200
Tel. 613 354 2100
 Westendorp Disposal
County Road 6 at County Road 1, Yarker
Tel. 613 377 6565

 Residents will be charged for disposal – Call for business hours

 It is an offence to deposit waste at the gate of the waste sites or along the road. Violators & Trespassers will be investigated, charged and prosecuted.

 Composters are available at a cost of $46.00 at the Township Office.

 For More Information:

During regular business hours contact the Public Works Department at 613-378-1435
Emergency Situations Phone 911
By-Law Enforcement Officer Phone 613-541-3213

Household Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste is not accepted at any of the municipal waste sites. The Township of Stone Mills hosts a Household Hazardous Waste Day every other year when these items will be accepted and disposed of in accordance with the regulations respecting these products. Please watch this location for the next Household Hazardous Waste Day.

Please visit www.dowhatyoucan.ca for other ways to dispose of Household Hazardous waste.

Other Waste Management Options

Used bulk oil can be returned to the business where purchased if it is in an original container.

Small Used batteries can be returned to Radio Shack, Canadian Tire, etc.

Large used car batteries can be taken to National Battery, Fort Battery or Kimco Steel Recycling

Florescent Light Tubes can be returned to Canadian Tire

Used eye glasses can be turned in to any Lions Club for recycling/reuse

Full/half full cans of paint can be donated to Habitat For Humanity, Reuse Store Bath Rd., Kingston

Recycling Printer Cartridges may be taken to William Greenly of S.O.S. Computers in Tamworth.  For more information, call William at (613) 379-5874

Rechargable batteries, cell phones and their batteries may be deposited in a box at the waste sites.

Small amounts of paint that are left in paint cans may be dumped or scraped onto a newspaper and allowed to thoroughly dry. Once the paint is dry, the newspaper containing the paint may be placed in the Township bag and included with your regular household waste and deposited in the waste site. Any residual paint left in the metal paint can, should be be allowed to dry and the paint can and lid may be deposited in the heavy scrap metal bin at the waste site. This is allowed for alkyd and latex paints and is an alternative to holding onto small amounts of paint for the household hazardous waste day.

Other Items Of Interest

Recylable Plastic Classifications





Polyethylene terephthalate (PET, PETE)

beverage bottles


High-density polyethylene (HDPE)

laundry detergent bottles, some shopping bags


Polyvinyl chloride (PVC)

electrical cable insulation, inflatable products


Low-density polyethylene (LDPE)



Polypropylene (PP)

large plastic yogurt tubs


Polystyrene (PS)

black and clear take-out containers, coffee cup lids, styrofoam



food containers, “compostable” plastics


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