The Municipality of Red Lake continues work on final landfill closure activities.
Please be advised that at this time the Transfer Station will not accept reusable items
All other streams will operate as usual
The Municipality recognizes this may cause an inconvenience, however
we appreciate everyone's patience as we work towards final closure and
the development of the Municipal Transfer Station. For more information contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org
The Municipal Transfer Station is a municipally operated waste and recyclables transfer site located on Highway 125 between Red Lake and Balmertown. Various types of refuse are accepted, but some items may require an additional fee in addition to the standard disposal fee.
Waste Disposal Tickets
Tickets are required to dispose of waste at the Transfer Station and are available from the Municipal Office (2 Fifth Street, Balmertown). Waste disposal tickets can also be purchased at the Transfer Station, TJ's Kwik Stop, Mitchel's Midtown, Diane's Gas Bar, and Red Lake Community Centre. Other payment options are available to large volume customers. Please contact the Treasury Department at 807-735-2096 x221 for information.
The Municipal Transfer Station is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10am to 4pm.
General Waste Disposal
The Transfer Station is equipped with a vehicle scale that is used to determine the weight of refuse being deposited. The current cost per Kg is listed in Section 'O' of the Schedule of Fees
Household Hazardous Waste Program
Household hazardous waste is collected on Saturdays for transport to approved handling facilities.
Curbside Collection Schedule
Curbside collection requires garbage bags be tagged with a valid municipal bag tag. Bag tags are available for sale at the Municipal Office in Balmertown, the Waste Disposal site, TJ's Kwik Stop, Mitchel's Midtown, Diane's Gas Bar, and Red Lake Community Centre. The current cost of tags is listed in Section 'O' of the Schedule of Fees.