Beginning September 12, 2023, Meaford residents will have access to two leaf and yard waste sites.

The Municipality of Meaford entered into an agreement with the City of Owen Sound in order to give Meaford residents increased access to yard waste facilities.

Meaford residents may now use the Owen Sound Leaf and Yard Waste Composting Site until the end of 2023. The site is located at 2450 28th Avenue East (the southwest corner of the intersection of 28th Avenue East and 26th Street East, north of 20th Street East).

For hours of operation of the Owen Sound Site, please click here.

The Meaford Leaf and Yard Waste Depot runs from April to November annually.

Please be advised that the final drop-off date for the Meaford Leaf and Yard Waste Depot is Saturday, November 18, 2023. You can subscribe to this page for updates or follow us on social media. 

See below information about what is accepted and not accepted at the depot. Operating hours for the Leaf and Yard Waste Depot are:

  • Fridays from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: 157859 7th Line, Meaford 

 What is Accepted
  • Leaves
  • Grass
  • Weeds
  • Sawdust
  • Woodchips
  • Plants
  • Small shrubs
  • Brush and branches up to 6 inches in diameter
 What is Not Accepted
  • Stumps
  • Branches greater than 6” in diameter
  • Garbage
  • Plastic
  • Construction Material
Mulch and Compost

Available for pick-up while quantities last during operating hours. You are required to bring your own shovel to load your materials.

Please wear proper footwear.

It is recommended when picking up compost that before planting your garden you mix it with soil as compost is extremely rich in nutrients and organic materials.

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