The Township of Edwardsburgh Cardinal owns and operates a waste transfer station at 1225 Scott Rd. in Cardinal, and through an agreement, uses a second waste disposal facility (The Boneyard) at 2085 Wynands Rd. in Cardinal.

For more information on municipal waste disposal regulations, view our Garbage Collection Bylaw.

Scott Road Transfer Station

You can dispose of large waste items that cannot be placed for regular curbside collection at our Scott Road Transfer Station at 1225 Scott Rd. in Cardinal. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are limiting the number of people that can enter the site at one time, so that social distancing is possible.

Hours of operation and fees

The Scott Road Transfer Station is open to residents from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon) on Saturdays. The site is closed on all statutory holidays.

The cost of disposing all residential waste, that cannot be collected through weekly curbside collection, is $1 per cubic foot. We only accept pre-paid punch cards at the transfer station. You can order pre-paid cards online, in-person at the Township office, or at Burchell's Home Hardware at 623 Village Square, Cardinal.

Miscellaneous fees

  • Tire - Free
  • Tire with rim - $15 each
  • White goods and specified metal washers, dryers, furnace oil tanks (empty), stoves, refrigerators, hot water tanks, freezers - $10 each or free at The Boneyard
  • Large items, such as chesterfields, chairs, mattresses, box springs, furniture, tables and cabinets, etc. - $10 each
  • Brush, leaves and garden waste - $5 per load
  • Scrap metal - $10 per load or free at The Boneyard
  • Electronics - $10 each or free at The Boneyard

Prohibited items

The following items are not accepted at the Scott Road Transfer Station:

  • Car bodies
  • Construction waste
  • Dead animals
  • Farm machinery
  • Flooring and carpeting materials
  • Hazardous waste
  • Industrial waste
  • Recyclable waste that can be set out for curbside collection
  • Residential garbage that can be set out for curbside collection

The Boneyard

The Boneyard, at 2085 Wynands Road in Cardinal, is the preferred drop-off location for all electronics, scrap metal and white goods. These items are accepted free of charge. No other waste is permitted.

Contact The Boneyard via email at or by calling 613-657-4857.

Hours of operation

  • Mondays to Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon)
  • Closed on statutory holidays