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Thunder Bay Solid Waste and Recycling Facility

Site Profile

ECA Number:A590106
ECA Issue Date:16/07/1993
MOE Region:Northern
MOE District:Thunder Bay
Certificate of Approval Issued to:City of Thunder Bay
Site Name:Thunder Bay Solid Waste and Recycling Facility
Operation Status:Open
Landfill Type:Municipal
Site Location:5494 Mapleward Road
Site Municipality:City of Thunder Bay
Site County/District/Region:Thunder Bay

Site Approval Conditions

Total Site Area:307.61 Ha
Footprint:76.83 Ha
Total Approved Capacity:8728577 Cubic Metres
Fill Rate: 
Service Area:City of Thunder Bay
Contaminant Attenuation Zone:
Approved Waste Types:Domestic, commercial, non-hazardous solid industrial and other (sewage sludge) waste
Air Emmission Monitoring:
Groundwater Monitoring:Annual
Surface Water Monitoring:Annual
Landfill Gas Monitoring:

Engineered Features

Natural Attenuation:Yes
Cover Material:Yes
Leachate Off Site Treatment:
Leachate On Site Treatment:Yes
Landfill Gas Management (P):
Landfill Gas Management (F):
Landfill Gas Management (E):
Financial Assurance:
Required to Collect Landfill Gas:Yes
Landfill Gas Collected:Yes

Most Recent Annually Reported Figures

Estimated Remaining Capacity (ERC):2846067 Cubic Metres
ERC Date Last Determined:31/12/2011
ERC Methodology:Weight to compaction ratio
Total Waste Received (TWR):132323 Tonnes
TWR Methodology:Weighed
Last Reporting Year:2011
Updated: March 27, 2019