Garbage and Recycling

Wawanesa Waste Management

The Waste Transfer Station is located along the gravel portion of Commercial Street at the East end of the Village.

Hours
Tuesday – 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Thursday – 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Saturday – 9:00am to 3:00pm

Garbage Collection
Garbage pickup is provided by a third party for a fee for service. Arrangements can be made to have your garbage picked up every Tuesday by contacting Mark Rogers at 204-761-4306.
 
Wawanesa has a service agreement with the R.M. of South Cypress for the people on the west side of the municipality (approximately 200 people) which sets a fee of $60.00 per person. 

Recycling
Recycling is picked up by Waste Management once a week. The recycling containers are at the Waste Transfer Station only.
 
Recycle Do's and Don'ts
 
Shingles are dumped into the dumpsters at a charge of $80.00 per tonne or $2.80 per bundle are collected by the office from whomever dumped them.
 
Metal is collected in it's own pile.
 
Tires are a hit and miss on whether they show up and how many they will take at a time but they do get cleaned up eventually - usually every two years.
 
Glass Recycling:
 
E-Waste Collection:
 
 
Location
East on Commercial Street past Heritage Coop on the gravel road.  It is on the left hand side.  If you need help in sorting your garbage ask the Waste Transfer Attendant and he would be happy to help you.
 
** The Waste Transfer Site does not take used paint, please take all used paint etc. to the Oakland Waste Transfer location.**

Oakland Waste Transfer Station (WTS)

Location
One mile East and 1/2 mile North on Treesbank Road off No. 10 Highway

Hours of Operation
Open EVERY Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Summer: May 1-September 30 Wednesday 11:00 am – 7:00 pm.
Winter: October 1-April 30 Wednesday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. 
 
Burn Barrel Ashes: Burn barrel ashes are accepted for disposal at our transfer stations ONLY if they are contained in sealed garbage bags or boxes.  Any ash that is not bagged will be refused, regardless of how long it has been cool.  We do not provide bags at our transfer stations.
 
Recycling
 Recycling is contracted with Waste Management. Recycling bins are located at Meadowview Autobody & Glass. Green Acres Colony, the Townsite of Nesbitt, Carroll and at the Waste Transfer Sites.
 
Shingles are dumped in dumpsters and the fees are $25.00 per 1/2 or 3/4 ton truck, or $50.00 per 1-ton load.
 
Metal is collected in a designated area.
 
Tires are dealt with in the same way as Wawanesa.
 
E-waste (electronic waste) is collected at the Waste Transfer Station

Either Waste Transfer Site can be used by ratepayers.

Items Accepted at the WTS

  • Recyclables, furniture, household garbage, etc
  • Appliances
    • Fridges, freezers (after the Freon and doors have been removed), washers & dryers, in designated area. (For your convenience, 2 & 10 Wrecking Ltd. will also take appliances Monday–Friday 8am–5pm. (204-483-2491)
  • Tires
    • Stacked neatly, otherwise they will not be picked up!
  • Chemical Containers
    • Rinsed & placed in designated area.
  • E-waste
    • Electronic waste, computers, etc
  • Batteries
    • Collection area – all proceeds go to local Lions Club

Items Not Accepted at the WTS

  • Machinery, Derelict Vehicles or any Metals
    • 2 & 10 Wrecking Ltd. (Monday-Friday 8am–5pm)
  • Used oil 
Call Glenboro 204-827-2252; Minto 204-776-2172;

Souris 204-483-2169 or Brandon 204-729-2281 for more information

Please phone the office for more information on:
  • Dead Animals / Hides
  • Stones / Cement
  • Grain / Manure / Bales

Used Needle Drop Off Centres

Please use the drop off centres listed below for needles instead of putting them in your garbage.
As used needles can pose many dangers, please  put them  in a plastic container.
They will only accept needles, no blood products, syringes or lab supplies. Thank you.
 
7th Street Health Access Centre
204-578-4800 ext. 2841
20 – 7th Street
Brandon, MB
Glenboro Pharmacy
204-827-2841
504 Railway Ave
Glenboro, MB
Brandon Friendship Centre
204-727-1407
836 Lorne Avenue
Brandon, MB
Whitfield Drugs
204-483-2155
33 Crescent Ave W
Souris, MB
Home Health Care Centre
204-727-2483
A 3000 Victoria Avenue
Brandon, MB