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

Location

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 will open for the season during the week of May 14, 2017.

 
North Sydney Leaf and Yard Drop Off Site, King Street, North Sydney:


OPENS for the Season on Thursday, May 18, 2017
Residents can drop off leaf and yard waste from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm each Thursday until mid-November.

 

Glace Bay Leaf and Yard Drop Off Site, West Avenue, Glace Bay:


OPENS for the Season on Saturday, May 20, 2017
Residents can drop off leaf and yard waste from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm each Saturday until mid-November

 

New Waterford Leaf and Yard Drop Off Site: Ling Street, New Waterford:


OPENS for the Season on Saturday, May 20, 2017
Residents can drop off leaf and yard waste from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm each Saturday until mid-November.

 

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.

 

 

Contacting the Solid Waste Department 

Waste Management Hotline:  (902) 567-1337

CBRM Website:  www.cbrm.ns.ca/solidwaste

Twitter: @CBRMgov

Facebook: CBRM Official Site