Merrick Landfill

The Landfill is located 26 km from City Hall, off Hwy #11 North on Sand Dam Rd in Merrick Township.

Hours of Operation

  • Mon-Fri 7:30-5pm
  • Saturday 8-5pm
  • Sundays-Only-Summer months (Victoria Day to Thanksgiving) 12-4pm

Items NOT Accepted

  • Anything that is considered "Household Hazardous Waste"
  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Tires (as regular garbage for land filling)
  • Liquid Waste
  • Pathological Waste
  • Electronics

Tipping Fees

  • Applicable to:
    • Household garbage
    • Construction/renovation debris...etc.

Residential Tipping Fees

Free Brush Period Ends on May 31

Landfill Item(s) Cost
Equivalent of 6 bags or less $5.00
All private vehicles with quantities greater than 6 bags $20.00
All private vehicles with a double load (full vehicle with single axle trailer) $30.00
Appliances containing refrigerant substances (untagged) $25.00
plus applicable tipping fee
All private vehicles with a tandem axle trailer $99.00 / Tonne
(Minimum $20.00)
In small quantities
No Charge
Matresses / Boxsprings (Any Size) $17.00 / Piece


Commercial Tipping Fees

Landfill Item(s) Cost
Industrial/commercial/institutional sources $99.00 / Tonne
Containing asbestos $200.00 / Load
plus applicable tipping fee

Contaminated fill

Must contact the landfill operation coordinator to make

arrangements for disposal.

$40.00 / Tonne
Organics free of contaminants already chipped wood/grass/leaves $0.00
Processed biomedical waste $100.00
plus applicable tipping fee
Large Quantites
Contact the Waste Line

Clean Fill (Including brick) No Charge
Matresses / Boxsprings (Any Size) $17.00 / Piece

Renewable Energy Approval

Landfill Gas Utilization by Electricity Production at Merrick Landfill Site
Merrick Flame Station and the location
of the future Landfill Gas Generator Set. 


North Bay Hydro Distribution Company has received approval for the renewable energy project briefly described below and described in detail through the attached links.  Approval for the renewable energy project is issued under Section 47.5 of the Environmental Protection Act subject to the conditions outlined in Renewable Energy Approval Number 2494-8F8H5N issued June 13, 2011.

The following link(s) contain North Bay Hydro's documentation in support of their Renewable Energy Approval (REA) application for the proposed Landfill Gas (LFG) Utilization Facility Project at the City of North Bay's Merrick Landfill Site.  The REA Application's supporting documentation has been prepared in accordance with Ontario Regulation (O.Reg.359/09).

The copy North Bay Hydro Distribution Company's Renewable Energy Approval Number 2494-8F8H5N can be accessed by the link below.   The approval allows North Bay Hydro to engage in a renewable energy project in respect of a biogas facility to be constructed at the City of North Bay's Landfill Site located on Sand Dam Road in the Merrick Unorganized Township, District of Nipissing.


Karin Pratte, P. Eng
 Senior Environment & Facilities Engineer
 705) 474-0400 x6003
Michelle Cross
 Landfill Operations Co-ordinator
 (705) 474-0400 x6110