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Agricultural Waste

​​farmingThe County of Simcoe is home to an active and vibrant farming industry that includes a wide range of farming types, including livestock operations, cash crop farming, vegetable growers, horse farms, nurseries and more. 

Agricultural waste is considered commercial waste at County of Simcoe Waste Management Facilities. For information on commonly generated agricultural wastes, please click on the waste types below:



Animal Carcasses - AgriculturalAnimal Carcasses - Agricultural<div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-wpbox"><div class="ms-rtestate-notify ms-rtestate-read 8e95e010-bcc3-44ef-b216-46ed78e3d64c" id="div_8e95e010-bcc3-44ef-b216-46ed78e3d64c" unselectable="on"></div><div id="vid_8e95e010-bcc3-44ef-b216-46ed78e3d64c" unselectable="on" style="display:none;"></div></div><p>The County of Simcoe will accept livestock animal carcasses at the following Waste Management Facilities:</p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li><a title="Notawasaga Landfill Site" href="http://maps.simcoe.ca/Public/?THEME=solidwaste&MODE=theme&LANDFILL=10" target="_blank">Nottawasaga Landfill - Site 10 </a></li><li><a title="Oro Landfill Location" href="http://maps.simcoe.ca/Public/?THEME=solidwaste&MODE=theme&LANDFILL=11" target="_blank">Oro Landfill - Site 11</a></li><li><a title="Tosorontio Site Location" href="http://maps.simcoe.ca/Public/?THEME=solidwaste&MODE=theme&LANDFILL=13" target="_blank">Tosorontio Landfill - Site 13</a></li></ul><p>The <a href="/SolidWasteManagement/Documents/Pages%20from%20By-law%20No%20%206522.pdf">difficult waste fee</a> will be applied to all livestock animal carcasses. If you are disposing of more than five large animals, please contact Customer Service at 1-800-263-3199 to ensure the site is prepared to receive the material.<br></p>
Bale WrapBale Wrap<p><span lang="EN-US" style="color:#444444;line-height:107%;font-family:"droid sans";font-size:12pt;">The County of Simcoe does not have a diversion program in place for bale <img class="ms-rtePosition-2" alt="Bale wrap information" src="/SolidWasteManagement/PublishingImages/bale-wrap-for-web.jpg" style="margin:20px;width:341px;height:163px;" />wrap, and therefore, can only accept bale wrap as garbage at any County Waste Management Facility. Fees for disposal of this material can be found </span>in the <a href="/SolidWasteManagement/Documents/Pages%20from%20By-law%20No%20%206522.pdf">rate schedule</a>. </p><p>For information on alternative diversion options, please contact Simcoe County Federation of Agriculture Office at 705-726-9300 x1224 or <a title="email contact" href="mailto:connie@simcoecountyfa.org" target="_blank"><font color="#0066cc">email</font></a>.</p>
Household Hazardous Waste - AgriculturalHousehold Hazardous Waste - Agricultural<div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-wpbox"><div class="ms-rtestate-notify ms-rtestate-read 7d163fd5-ca15-41f3-917c-872120e9069c" id="div_7d163fd5-ca15-41f3-917c-872120e9069c" unselectable="on"></div><div id="vid_7d163fd5-ca15-41f3-917c-872120e9069c" unselectable="on" style="display:none;"></div></div><p>Hazardous waste generated in the agricultural sector is considered commercial waste. Under limited circumstances the County of Simcoe is allowed to accept Small Quantity Generator (SQG) hazardous waste at the Oro HHW depot. To qualify as a SQG, individuals can contact Customer Service at 1-800-263-3199, and ask to speak with the HHW Lead Hand.</p><p>Clean FARMS will be operating a collection program in Ontario in the fall of 2016. Eligible materials collected in the program will include livestock medications and syringes, as well as empty pesticide and fertilizer containers.</p><p>To find out more information on the collection site locations and dates. Visit <a href="http://www.cleanfarms.ca/">cleanFARMS</a> or call 1-877-622-4460.</p>