Solid Waste Management Information
About the Solid Waste Department
The Solid Waste Department oversees Solid Waste Management in CBRM. The department is responsible for collecting, managing, processing, disposing and/or shipping solid waste generated by the Residential, Industrial, Commercial and Institutational (ICI) sectors.
The department accepts, manages, processes and properly ships or disposes, of Construction and Demolition Debris. A tipping fee is assigned to the C&D materials recieved from the ICI sector.
Solid Waste Management Facility: Location and Hours of Operation
The Solid Waste Management Facility is located on 145 Sydney Port Access Road (Spar Road) in Sydney.
Hours of Operation
The Facility is OPEN from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Tuesday to Saturday and remains CLOSED each Sunday and Monday.
Solid Waste Management Administration Office
The Administration Office is open 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday.
Waste Reduction Educators are available to answer Waste Management inquiries during these hours. Please phone the Waste Management Hotline at (902) 567-1337. Residents who phone after 4:00 pm are encouraged to leave a message including name and phone number so an educator can return your call on the next business day.
Leaf and Yard Waste Drop Off Sites: 2017 Seasonal Schedule
The Seasonal Leaf and Yard Drop Off sites that operate one day a week in North Sydney, Glace Bay and New Waterford are now closed for the season. These sites will re-open in mid-May, 2018.
Waste Management Facility Leaf and Yard Drop Off Site: Spar Road, Sydney
Open year-round Tuesday to Saturday
Residents can drop of leaf and yard from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Tuesday to Saturday.
Curbside Collection Update: Boxing Day, Tuesday, December 26, 2017
There is curbside collection on Boxing Day, Tuesday, December 26, 2017.
Waste Management Facility: Boxing Day, Tuesday, December 26, 2017
All Solid Waste Management Sites are closed on Boxing Day, Tuesday, December 26, 2017.
Solid Waste Administration Office: 2017 Holiday Schedule
The Solid Waste Administration Office will be CLOSED on the following dates during the 2017 Holiday Season:
Monday, December 25, 2017 Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 26, 2017 Boxing Day
Monday, January 1, 2018 New Year's Day
Contacting the Solid Waste Department
Waste Management Hotline: (902) 567-1337
CBRM Website: www.cbrm.ns.ca/solidwaste
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