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Solid Waste & Recycling Facility and Depots Holiday Hours 2023

Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023 09:25 AM

The City’s Solid Waste & Recycling Facility (the landfill) and the Recycling Depots operating hours change during the holiday season. The holiday hours are: 


Operating Hours

Saturday, December 23

8 am – 4:30 pm

Sunday, December 24


Monday, December 25


Tuesday, December 26


Wednesday, December 27

8 am – 6:30 pm

Thursday, December 28

8 am – 6:30 pm

Friday, December 29

8 am – 6:30 pm

Saturday, December 30

8 am – 4:30 pm

Sunday, December 31


Monday, January 1


Tuesday, January 2

8 am –...

Ho Ho Ho-ld the Waste Holiday Waste Reduction Contest launches

Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2023 04:40 PM

To encourage waste reduction practices during the festive season, Thunder Bay Solid Waste & Recycling Services is thrilled to launch the Ho Ho Ho-ld the Waste Holiday Waste Reduction Contest. The contest invites local residents to demonstrate their commitment to reducing the waste they produce during the holidays through creative and sustainable solutions. The contest begins today, runs through Jan. 3, and features three themed weeks, each focusing on a different aspect of holiday waste...

Artist sculpting snow

City of Thunder Bay accepting submissions for SnowDay sculptures

Posted on Thursday, December 07, 2023 03:37 PM

As part of the 2024 SnowDay on the Waterfront, taking place on Family Day, Feb. 19, the City of Thunder Bay’s Recreation and Culture Division announced today its annual Call to Artists for Snow Sculpture submissions.

“New elements and enhancements are in store for this year’s event, including extended hours in the evening to highlight exciting light effects planned as part of an overall immersive public art installation,” said Louisa Costanzo, Supervisor, Cultural Development, Community...

Have Your Say on Roads and Active Transportation Levels of Service

Posted on Friday, December 01, 2023 03:26 PM

If you walk, bike, wheel or drive, the City of Thunder Bay wants your feedback to help shape the Asset Management Plan.

Three short surveys have been released looking for input on Roads, Street Lighting and Traffic Signals, Bridges and Culverts, as well as Active Transportation (bike lanes, sidewalks and multi-use trails).

“Knowing how often people are using our roads and active transportation infrastructure, how they are using it and if they feel safe while doing so helps us better plan for the...

The fireplace at the skating rink at Prince Arthur's Landing.

Prince Arthur's Landing skating rink to open December 2

Posted on Friday, December 01, 2023 02:48 PM

Skating season is here, and the rink at Prince Arthur's Landing will officially open for the season tomorrow, Saturday, December 2.

The rink will be supervised, and the Water Garden Pavilion Lodge open Monday through Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday to Sunday from 12 p.m. to 9 pm.

The Water Garden Pavilion Lodge features a space to change footwear and skates, indoor washrooms, lockers and benches. Skating aids will be available for public use, free of charge and on a first come,...