Collection Notices/Cancellations

Collection Notices/Cancellations

The Solid Waste Department will post important Curbside Collection CANCELLATIONS or NOTICES in this section. Collection information will also be posted using social media or by pressing Option #2 available when you contact the Waste Management Hotline at (902) 567-1337.

 

Curbside Collection Schedule for the Week of January 21-25, 2020


Residents are reminded the Blue Bag Collection Schedule for the Week of Tuesday, January 21, 2020 to Saturday, January 25, 2020 is GRAY as outlined in the 2019-2020 Curbside Collection Schedule.

To determine which color represents your area’s blue bag collection week during your area's collection day, you are encouraged to:
• Contact the Hotline (902) 567-1337
• Visit http://www.cbrm.ns.ca/garbage.html

Month of January 2020 picture for facebook 

 

IMPORTANT Christmas Tree Collection Reminder for Monday, January 20, 2020

 

Residents are reminded Christmas Tree Collection for those areas affected by Friday, January 17 storm is rescheduled for today, Monday, January 20, 2020. Please make sure your tree is clearly visible and not buried in snow for today’s collection.

 

Curbside Collection Cancellation for Friday, January 17, 2020

CURBSIDE COLLECTION for today, Friday, January 17, 2020 is cancelled due to weather conditions.


Extra garbage bags and green cart material will be collected on your area’s next regularly scheduled garbage and green cart collection day.

• Blue bags will be collected on your area’s next regularly scheduled blue bag collection week.

  

Winter Collection Reminder for Tuesday, January 7, 2020

During the winter months, when a weather forecast is predicting unfavorable conditions and it is your collection day, residents are reminded they can hold on to their materials until their area’s next scheduled collection day.

The collectors will collect:

• Extra garbage bags and green cart material on your area’s next regularly scheduled garbage and green cart collection day.

• Blue bags will be collected on your area’s next regularly scheduled blue bag collection week.

 

 Curbside Materials placed out during the winter weather

 

Important Winter Collection Reminder: 

If your Garbage, Green Carts and/or Blue Bags are not collected by 6:00pm during scheduled collections, you are asked to remove your materials from the curb. 

Extra garbage and green cart material will be collected on your areas next regularly scheduled collection day.

• Blue bags will be collected on your areas next regularly scheduled blue bag collection week.

 

Curbside Collection Notices:

IMPORTANT  Winter Collection Information

During the winter months, high winds and blustery weather conditions will make it difficult to secure collection materials safely and properly curbside. If a weather forecast is predicting unfavorable conditions and it is your collection day, residents are reminded they can hold on to their materials until their next scheduled collection day. 

The collectors will collect:

Extra garbage bags and green cart material on your area’s next regularly scheduled garbage and green cart collection day.

• Blue bags will be collected on your area’s NEXT regularly scheduled blue bag collection week.

 

Curbside Collection Reminder: Food waste & table scraps

CBRM Solid Waste reminds residents all food waste and table scraps must be placed in a green cart for disposal curbside. Garbage bags containing food waste and table scraps will be tagged and left behind uncollected for residents to properly sort.

If Storm Watches Are In Effect?

CBRM Solid Waste reminds residents the decision to cancel curbside collection is not normally made until the morning of a forecasted weather event. If you are concerned, about curbside collection taking place when there is a storm watch in effect, you can choose not to place your materials curbside.

EXTRA garbage bags and green cart material will be collected on your area's next scheduled garbage and green cart collection day.

• Blue bags will be collected on your area’s NEXT regularly scheduled blue bag collection week.

 

Curbside Collection Cancellations

If CURBSIDE COLLECTION is cancelled on your area’s regularly scheduled collection day, please remove ALL your materials from the curb.


EXTRA garbage bags and green cart material will be collected on your area’s next regularly scheduled collection day.

• Blue bags will be collected on your area's NEXT regularly scheduled blue bag collection week.

Residents who have questions about curbside collection are encouraged to contact the Waste Management Hotline at (902) 567-1337.

SEASONAL LEAF AND YARD DROP-OFF SITES

 

The seasonal leaf and yard drop-off sites that operate one day a week in CBRM are scheduled to open the Week of May 15, 2016.  The drop-Off sites located in North Sydney, Glace Bay and New Waterford will remain open one day a week until the Week of November 13.