Toronto to reopen waste drop-off depots

Bermondsey, Ingram and Scarborough depots will reopen with limited hours

Posted: May 18, 2020

Three transfer stations in the city will be reopened partially starting on Tuesday. The depots will be open to recycling, garbage and yard waste drop-offs. Household hazardous waste will only be accepted on Saturdays. (Paul Borkwood/CBC)

The city is partially reopening waste drop-off depots as a part of its phased restart of facilities and services.

Starting Tuesday at 6 p.m., Bermondsey and Ingram Drop-Off Depots will reopen to the public on weeknights for recycling, garbage and yard waste drop-offs.

Here are the hours of operation:


As well, Bermondsey, Ingram and Scarborough depots will be open on Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for recycling, garbage, yard waste and household hazardous waste.

People are asked to limit their visits and follow public health guidelines when near others in the facility and the staff. Those guidelines include wearing a face mask or covering if physical distancing cannot be maintained and limiting transactions to debit and credit only. Cash will not be accepted.

Compost pickup will not be available at any depot and all other depots will remain closed.