Due to COVID-19, our hours of operations have changed. Please see new hours below. These changes will stay in effect until further notice.

Residential Drop-Off Update

As of May 25, the Residential Drop-Off at Robin Hood Bay will accept all forms of waste. However, the Home Again Furniture donation program will not resume until further notice.

Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and 4 p.m. to  7 p.m. Thursday. Users are ask to please maintain appropriate physical distancing of 2m or 6ft at all times and to be patient as line-ups may be long.

The City of St. John’s thanks residents for their patience, cooperation and understanding and looks forward to resuming regular collections services. If in the event that services have to be adjusted in the future due to the pandemic, announcements will be made.

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Depot

The HHW depot will be opened from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm on Wednesday’s only until further notice. For information on what is accepted at the HHW click here.

Commercial Landfill

Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm; and Thursday from 8 am to 6:30 pm

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Commercial and Municipal vehicles will have access to the Landfill at Robin Hood Bay on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm; and on Thursday from 8 am to 6:30 pm. The Landfill will be closed on Saturdays, Sundays and all Statutory Holidays.

The Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility for the commercial Landfill and the RDO (residential drop-off) will be closed for the holidays listed below for 2020.


2020 Holiday


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Landfill open

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RDO open

New Year’s Day Wednesday, January 1 Thursday, January 2 Thursday, January 2
Good Friday Friday, April 10 Saturday, April 11 Saturday, April 11
Victoria Day Monday, May 18 Tuesday, May 19 Tuesday, May 19
Canada Day Wednesday, July 1 Thursday, July 2 Thursday, July 2
Labour Day Monday, September 7 Tuesday, September 8 Tuesday, September 8
Thanksgiving Day Monday, October 12 Tuesday, October 13 Tuesday, October 13
Remembrance Day Wednesday, November 11 Thursday, November 12 Thursday, November 12
Christmas Eve Closing Noon on Thursday, December 24 Monday, December 28 Tuesday December 29
Christmas Day Friday, December 25 Monday, December 28 Tuesday, December 29
Boxing Day Saturday, December 26 Monday, December 28 Tuesday December 29
New Years Eve Closing Noon on Thursday, December 31 Saturday, January 2 Saturday, January 2