Fees & Permits

Commercial and municipal waste haulers must apply for a permit before any waste can be brought to the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility.

Permit Application

For both new permits and renewal of an existing permit, print or download the permit application form then complete and submit to the address listed. A copy of the vehicle registration, lease or rental agreement must accompany the application.

Permit Cost

The current cost of a permit or permit renewal is $30 per year. Permits must be affixed to the vehicle inside the windshield on the driver’s side. Permits are non-transferable and are valid for one year from the date of issue. Defaced or unreadable permit stickers must be replaced. If it is unreadable due to fading it will be replaced free of charge, otherwise the replacement cost will be incurred by the waste hauler.

Account Payments

Robin Hood Bay account balances can be paid by credit card from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily by calling Access St. John’s at 311 or 754-CITY (2489). Payments cannot be accepted from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. or on holidays. Only vehicles with accounts in good standing will be allowed access at the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility.

Tipping Fees

Item/ Material per metric tonne Tipping Fee 

Regular Waste Disposal

Regular waste disposal fee Robin Hood Bay $89
Commingled Recyclables disposal fee at Robin Hood Bay $27
Rejected Recycling $169
Waste disposal permit $30

Asbestos *

Contact to make arrangement prior to delivery

Asbestos $149
Asbestos – Mixed Load $291

Off the Road Tires

(tires not included in the Provincial Tire Recycling Program)

OTR – Off the Road Tires $215

Rock *

6 inches minus Free
18 inches minus $32
18 inches plus $89

Concrete & brick *

6 inches minus (reinforced or unreinforced) Free
6 inches plus (reinforced) $89
18 inches minus (unreinforced) $32
18 inches plus (unreinforced) $89

Asphalt *

6 inches minus Free
18 inches minus $32
18 inches plus $89

Yard Waste **

Contained in paper yard waste bags or loose Free
Contained in plastic waste bags $89

Special Wastes


Wastes requiring special handling

Contact to make arrangement prior to delivery

International wastes $149

*The hauler is responsible to source separate into the various sizes OR pay a tipping fee on the entire load; materials are subject to visual inspection to determine the applicable fee.

**Yard waste includes grass, leaves, sods, plant trimmings and branches (less than 2.5 cm diameter)