Stanley Landfill

The Stanley landfill is open to the residents and businesses of Bluewater for disposal of waste generated in Bluewater. It is located at 38594 Mill Road in Varna and can be accessed through the Stanley Complex parking lot.

Landfill hours of operation

The Stanley Landfill is open to the public on the following days: 

  • First and third Monday of every month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Second and fourth Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

During the months of June, July, and August, the landfill is open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Landfill passes

Landfill users must provide proof of residency by showing a valid landfill pass (blue card) upon every visit to the landfill. Photo identification may be requested. If you do not have a landfill pass, please contact the municipal office and we will be happy to assist you. Tenant and commercial landfill accounts are also available.

Changes to accepted materials

In an effort to extend the useful life of the Stanley landfill, we are no longer able to accept bulk materials and construction waste in excess of 5 m3 generated from one location. Alternative options for waste disposal include but are not limited to:

  • Try Recycling Faciliites, 519-457-1566
  • Twin Creeks Environmental Centre, Watford, 1-866-909-4458

We do not have any affiliation or agreements/contracts with these facilities, so individuals requiring bulk material or construction waste disposal will need to contact the private facilities to confirm availability. 

Frequently asked questions 

Accepted materials

The following materials are accepted at the Stanley landfill: 

  • E-waste
  • Construction and demolition material, including clean wood
  • Mattresses and box springs
  • Recyclable materials
  • Refrigerated appliances that are certified refrigerant (Freon) free. 
  • Residential waste
  • Scrap metal
  • Yard waste

Prohibited materials

The following materials are not accepted at the Stanley landfill, as set out in by-law 50-2014:

  • Concrete
  • Crop residue
  • Hazardous waste
  • Liquid waste
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Tree stumps

We are no longer able to accept bulk materials and construction waste in excess of 5 m3 generated from one location.

Tipping fees (rates) to use the landfill are charged at the gate. These fees are approved by by-law. A copy of the by-law can be requested by contacting the municipal office.

Current approved fees
Item Fee
Minimum charge for waste other than bags


Garbage bags, no larger than 66 cm by 90 cm (26" by 30")

$4.50 each

Industrial packer

$25 per cubic yard

Residential packer

$25 per cubic yard

Industrial truck or container (loose)

$25 per cubic yard

Large truck, wagon, or trailer up to 5 cubic yards


Full size pickup (8 foot box), level, 2 cubic yards maximum♦


Mid size pickup (6 foot box), level, 1.5 cubic yards maximum♦


Small size pickup (5 foot box), level, 1 cubic yard maximum♦


Pickup truck with small trailer

$25 additional

Car and partial truck loads


Burnable (wood), any type of lumber, furniture, etc.

applicable rate

Construction materials, drywall, unsorted waste

double applicable rate

Boats and camping trailers, with all prohibited materials removed

double applicable rate

Stoves, water tanks, bed springs, scrap metal

no charge

Fridges, freezers, air conditioners (item must be tagged refrigerant free)

no charge

Yard Waste

no charge

Mattresses and box springs

$20 each

Un-tarped loads (additional fee)

$50 additional

♦ Applicable fee applied per cubic yard over level

The Stanley landfill accepts the following payment options:

  • Cash 
  • Cheque
  • Debit
  • Charge to account

Please note that payment by credit card is not accepted at this this time.

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