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Red's Septic Service  (204) 778-5651

Paint Lake Lodge
(204) 677-9303

Hours of Operation

Summer Hours

11:00 am -5:45 pm 

10:00 am -5:45 p.m

Winter Hours

10am - 3:45pm           

10am -3:45pm

Senior Landfill Supervisor:

Troy Steeves

Paint Lake Provincial Park Waste Transfer Station

Items accepted at PLWTS

Household garbage – This is bagged garbage that contains no recyclable material or hazardous waste and is a result of normal day to day living.  This is deposited into the waste transfer bin.

Burnable Materials – This includes leaves, grass, cardboard, small amounts of wood, small amounts of brush, paper products.  Deposit into one of the active burn cells.   If this site is abused it will be closed to the public.

Recyclable Materials – This includes aluminum and tin cans, plastic that display the recycling symbol, box board and paper. Unfortunately we can't accept glass containers anymore as no one is recycling them in Thompson.  

Deposit into one of the blue recycling bins.  Recycling can be mixed.  

All other materials are NOT accepted and are the responsibility of the individual to dispose of in accordance with Environmental Legislation.

We do not accept the following items, Any other items NOT ACCEPTED by the PLWDG must be taken to the Mystery Lake Waste Disposal Grounds by Thompson.

  • Any appliance – fridge, stoves, washers, dishwashers, etc. 
  • Tires, Used oil or oil/gas containers. 
  • ANY tear down building materials such as plywood, shingles, windows, siding, insulation and drywall etc. 
  • Boats, cars, quads, snowmachines etc. 
  • Furniture such as mattress, sofas, chairs etc.  Scrap metal -BBQ’s, propane tanks etc.
  • E-waste, such as TV’s, cell phones, stereos, computers, key boards, Microwaves.  These items are accepted at the Thompson Public Works yard on Saturdays from 8am till 1pm May-Oct.
  • Any hazardous waste (used oil, paint, solvent etc.) must be disposed of at the collection center supplied once per year in the City of Thompson.  Normally in September.

The Paint Lake Cottage Owners Association is contracted to tend the WTS and control the items being deposited into the WTS when it is open to the public.  The WTS Attendant is authorized by Conservation to check over any load and refuse items as per this listing. 

Only those occupying a lot at Paint Lake Provincial Park are entitled to deposit their waste at this site. 

***2016 UPDATE***

We are located at 811 Cree Rd. 
PH: 204-778-5651 (204-677-3400 will be forwarded to us)

Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, THURSDAY & Fri and Sat. will be 7 am to 4 pm
Sunday will be considered an emergency call out (Extra $40.00 fee)
Please leave a message on the machine and someone will check it.(Between 12 and 4pm)


Check your tanks early enough - as the drivers are done by 4pm.

Please update your records and Note: Fee's for a pump out are $73.50!!

Please make your cheques payable to Red’s Septic Service 
& either leave a cheque or cash out for Dave (or Bruce on Thursdays) or stop by the office when you are in town and I will be happy to take your payment.

Thank you for your business! Nicole Pye.

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