Waste Management

Town of Carman Tag-A-Bag Program

Residential Property (in the Town of Carman) will be allowed one (1) bag of garbage per week (or you may use grocery bags to the equivalent of one (1) garbage bag). You will be allowed to place one (1) bag out on each collection day without tags.

Any garbage bags over and above this amount MUST BE TAGGED. Bag tags may be purchased from the Town of Carman office, Carman Coop Gas bar or Lite Stop at a cost of $4.00 each. All RM of Dufferin residents will be required to tag all their garbage bags.

Commercial Property owners and businesses are required to tag all garbage bags for pickup. The cost of business bag tags is 75 cents each and tags can be purchased at the Town of Carman office.

A reminder to all there is a strict fine for leaving your garbage on property not under your control.

Residential Garbage CANNOT be disposed of with Commercial tags. Fines will be imposed and commercial service may be lost.

Garbage and Recycling First Half

Transfer Station Summer Hours:

April 1st to September 30th.
Monday & Friday
10am to 5pm
Closed 12pm to 1pm
Tuesday and Thursday
CLOSED
Wednesday
1pm to 8pm
Closed 5pm to 6pm
Saturday
8am to 5pm
Closed 12pm to 1pm

Transfer Station Winter Hours:

October 1st to March 31st
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
1pm to 4pm
Tuesday and Thursday
CLOSED
Saturday
11am to 4pm

Recycling Depot Hours

Monday through Friday
7am to 4pm

Saturday
8am to 4pm

All loads must be tarped or secured.
The attendant at the gate at the Transfer Station will collect all fees.
Residents of Carman and Dufferin are required to register at the respective Municipal Offices to receive a placard for disposing of garbage at the reduced resident rate.

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Residential E-Waste Collection

Ewaste materials accepted at Carman Transfer Station during normal operating hours. Items that can be taken include: TVs, computer monitors (CRT and flat panel display types), desktop computers (CPUs/hard drives, mice, keyboards, cables), laptops, desktop printers, VCRs, stereos, phones, cell phones, scanners, copiers, fax machines, rechargeable batteries and microwaves.
There is NO cost to dispose of the above items.
The Transfer Station is NOT a dump or landfill.
All items are collected at the Transfer Station and transported to other locations for final disposal.

For more information, please call the Town of Carman office at 204-745-2443.

Residential Garbage and Recycling Collection

Weekly pick up on your front boulevard.
North end pick up on TUESDAY. (Garbage & Recycling)
South end pick up on THURSDAY. (Garbage & Recycling)

Bag size limit is 77L (or 26″ x 36″).

ONE UNTAGGED bag to town residents. Additional bags require tags at $4.00/tag.
Universal tax credit (RC62) would entitle household to additional tags – 52 or 1/week.

All bags MUST be tied – no loose garbage in cans/ containers.

NO garbage storage containers in your front yard.
All small grocery bags MUST be placed in a common bag no larger than 26″ x 36″ and not to exceed 20 kg.
Garbage MUST be out by 8 AM.

Green Day and Household Compost

Compost pickup every Monday – approximately May to October
When Green Day falls on a scheduled holiday pickup is the Friday before.
Things to leave out this day include: yard and household wastes, such as vegetable wastes, lawn clippings, leaves and
kitchen wastes (excluding branches, meats, dairy products and fats).

Pick up is on your front boulevard.

It is preferred that Green Day items be placed in open containers, boxes or placed on a tarp(s) – tarp MUST not exceed 50 pounds.
Household Compost should be placed in an open container that will be emptied and left on boulevard.

Commercial Garbage and Recycling Collection

The Town of Carman staff will also provide the pickup of garbage, recycling and compost material for commercial properties. Garbage and recycling material will be picked up from all commercially assessed properties every Tuesday and Friday. For commercial properties, all garbage must be bagged and all bags must be tagged. The cost of the commercial bag tag is $0.75.

The maximum size of a commercial garbage bag has been set at 42” x 48”. No loose garbage will be picked up and all garbage should be stored in a garbage bin that meets the standards set out by the Town of Carman. Minimum Garbage Storage Bin requirements are set as follows: 1) Made of a material that can be easily cleaned; 2) have lids and 3) doors on the front that open for easy removal of garbage bags.

Recycling must be sorted to the same standards as the residential recycling program. All cardboard must be broken down and bundled.

The commercial pick up will be provided to all commercial properties in the Town of Carman that have a building or improvement assessment on the tax roll and will be charged for each identity situated within.

Solid Waste – Carman Transfer Station Tipping Fees

Schedule of Fees

Revised January 14, 2016

Garbage bags (regular sized bags) – Up to 77L max
Resident: $4.00
Non-Resident: $12.00

Oversized Garbage bags – Up to 125 L max
Resident: $6.00
Non-Resident: $18.00

½-ton truck load
Resident: $50.00
Non-Resident: $150.00

¾-ton truck load
Resident: $50.00
Non-Resident: $150.00

1-ton truck load
Resident: $80.00
Non-Resident: $240.00

3-ton truck load
Resident: $240.00
Non-Resident: $720.00

Tandem truck  (up to 5-ton)
Resident: $400.00
Non-Resident: $1200.00

Tandem trailer (up to 10-ton)
Resident: $600.00
Non-Resident: $1800.00

Utility trailer (small)
Resident: $50.00
Non-Resident: $150.00

Utility trailer (large w/hoist)
Resident: $80.00
Non-Resident: $240.00

Hot Water tanks/Propane Tanks
Resident: No Cost
Non-Resident: No Cost

Sinks/Bathtubs – non metal
Resident: $10.00
Non-Resident: $30.00

Sinks/Bathtubs – metal
Resident: No Cost
Non-Resident: No Cost

Stumps
Resident: $20.00 to $50.00
Non-Resident: $60.00 to $150.00

Burning Barrels
Resident: $5.00
Non-Resident: $15.00

Asphalt Shingles – clean
Resident:$2.00/bundle
Non-Resident: $6.00/bundle

Asphalt Shingles – non-sorted
Resident: $4.00/bundle
Non-Resident: $12.00/bundle

E-Waste
Resident: No Cost
Non-Resident: No Cost

Recycling
Resident: No Cost
Non-Resident: No Cost

Tires – Passenger
Resident: No Cost
Non-Resident: No Cost

Tires – Truck (18 to 25 inches)
Resident: No Cost
Non-Resident: No Cost

Tires – Rear Tractor Tire
Resident: No Cost
Non-Resident: No Cost

Tires – Front Tractor Tire
Resident: No Cost
Non-Resident: No Cost

Fridges & Freezers
Resident: No Cost
Non-Resident: No Cost

Washers & Dryers
Resident: No Cost
Non-Resident: No Cost

Couch/Sofas
Resident: $25.00
Non-Resident: $75.00

Chairs
Resident: $10.00
Non-Resident: $30.00

Box Spring/Mattress
Resident: $20.00/piece
Non-Resident: $60.00/piece

Asbestos will not be accepted