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: Good Friday, April 10, 2020

Please be advised there will be NO Curbside Collection on Good Friday, April 10, 2020.

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

 

IMPORTANT SOLID WASTE UPDATE

In an effort to protect our solid waste staff and the public from the Covid-19 virus, all Solid Waste Management sites will be closed to the general public starting Tuesday, March 24, 2020 until further notice. Only current registered IC&I users and vehicles carrying out CBRM curbside collection will have access to sites.

The Sites included in these restrictions are:


1. CBRM Waste Management Facility SPAR RD
2. Transfer Station @ 715 SPAR Rd
3. Camdon Recycling Ltd. 345 Gulf Crescent, Sydport Industrial Park
4. CBRM’s Residential Hazardous Waste Depot 345 Gulf Crescent, Sydport Industrial Park

CURBSIDE COLLECTION:

CBRM’s curbside collection program will continue as regularly scheduled in the 2019-2020 Curbside Collection Calendar. Please continue to place your materials curbside on your scheduled collection day. As well, collectors will be making allowances for any extra bags that may be placed curbside.

HEAVY GARBAGE COLLECTION:

CBRM’s Heavy Garbage Collection has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date. Please DO NOT place any heavy garbage out to the curb for collection.

The Solid Waste Department thanks you for your patience and understanding during this time. If you have questions, you are encouraged to contact the Solid Waste Hotline at (902) 567-1337 and leave your name, phone number and brief message so an educator can contact you. Educators will still be available to respond to voice mail Monday to Friday between 8:30am and 4:00pm.

 

Solid Waste Management: Hotline Update

When contacting the Solid Waste Hotline,  please remember to leave your name, telephone number and a brief message so educators are able to return your call.  Educators are available to respond to inquiries 8:30am to 4pm Monday to Friday.  

 

Winter Weather Collection Reminder for Week of Sunday, March 1, 2020 to Saturday, March 28, 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.

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.

Garbage and Green Cart curbside during the winter

 

Curbside Collection Schedule for Tuesday, March 31- Saturday, April 4, 2020

Residents are reminded the Blue Bag Collection Schedule for the Tuesday, March 31, 2020 to Saturday, April 4, 2020 is DARK as outlined in the 2019-2020 Curbside Collection Calendar.

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 April 2020

 

 

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.