Waste Management of Canada Corporation - Environmental Compliance Approval (waste)

Instrument type: Environmental Compliance Approval (waste)

ERO number
019-6066
Ministry reference number
1000186559
Notice type
Instrument
Act
Environmental Protection Act, R.S.O. 1990
Posted by
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Notice stage
Proposal
Proposal posted
Comment period
September 29, 2022 - November 13, 2022 (45 days) Closed
Last updated

This consultation was open from:

September 29, 2022
to November 13, 2022

Proposal summary

This proposal is to amend Environmental Compliance Approval (waste disposal site) No. A440109 for a 4.128-hectare non-hazardous solid waste transfer and processing facility located in the City of Brockville, United Counties of Leeds and Grenville.

Location details

Site address

1380 California Avenue
Brockville, ON
Canada

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Proponent(s)

Waste Management of Canada Corporation
407 McNeilly Road
Stoney Creek, ON
L8E 5E3
Canada

Proposal details

This proposal is to amend Environmental Compliance Approval (waste disposal site) No. A440109 for a 4.128-hectare non-hazardous solid waste transfer and processing facility located in the City of Brockville, United Counties of Leeds and Grenville.

The facility is approved to receive, sort, and transfer waste from residential, industrial, commercial and institutional generators.

The maximum quantity of waste delivered to the site 500 tonnes daily and 182,500 tonnes annually. The maximum waste storage capacity of the facility is 1,612 tonnes.

The facility current operates from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday to Saturday year round, and is proposing to modify the operation hours to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Other proposed modifications include:

  • increase the daily inbound and outbound volume from 300 tonnes per day to 500 tonnes per day
  • permit the temporary (maximum 2 years) storage of recyclable waste on site
  • increase the volume of white goods (large household items) permitted to be stored on site from one container to 30 containers
  • increase the volume of electronic waste received from one container to two containers
  • increase the volume of sorted electronic waste temporarily stored awaiting shipment to 50 pallets
  • increase the number of containers located in the Public Drop-off Area, for the receipt of innocuous recyclables from six to eight containers
  • permit outdoor public drop off of waste in up to three 40-yard roll-off containers
  • permit outdoor public drop off of bagged waste in up to two 4-yard front-load containers
  • increase the number of bales permitted to be stored outdoors from 50 to 150
  • permit the bulking and temporary storage of waste glass in the dedicated glass bunker
  • permit the use of two enclosed 50‐yard compactors for the bulking and temporary storage of Material Recovery Facility (MRF) residues
  • permit a bunker for the receipt and temporary bulking of innocuous construction debris, such as concrete, rubble, brick and clean wood waste
  • permit a bunker for the receipt and temporary storage of leaf and yard waste
  • permit up to two 40‐yard roll‐offs for the temporary storage of solid, non‐hazardous waste telephone poles and railway ties to ensure efficient shipment

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135 St. Clair Avenue West
Floor 1
Toronto, ON
M4V 1P5
Canada

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The comment period was from September 29, 2022
to November 13, 2022

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