Waste Management Facility: Site Updates

Waste Management Facility: Updates

 

The Solid Waste Department will post important Waste Management Facility NOTICES, UPDATES or CANCELLATIONS in this section. Waste Management Facility 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.

 

Waste Management Facility Information

 

Free Compost Giveaway: Saturday, May 25, 2019

 

The Solid Waste Department will host a Free Compost Giveaway on Saturday, May 25 from 8am to 3pm RAIN or SHINE. Come visit the site to pick up some free nutrient-rich compost just in time for gardening season.

Compost Giveaway Event Reminders:

• Bring your own shovel, gloves and bags or containers.

• Make sure compost is stored inside containers or bags before placing your compost inside your vehicle’s trunk.

• All exposed compost must be covered with a tarp before leaving site. No persons will be permitted to leave site with exposed compost.

• Residents can visit the site, as often as they would like, during a compost giveaway event.

• The Compost Giveaway begins at 8am and concludes at 3pm RAIN or SHINE.

Compost pile 2016   compost picture 2019

 

 

 

Seasonal Leaf & Yard Waste Drop-Off Sites

 

The seasonal leaf and yard drop-off sites that operate one day a week in North Sydney, New Waterford and Glace Bay are now re-opened for the season. 

 

North Sydney Leaf and Yard Drop-Off Site:  each Thursday from 1pm to 6pm.

Glace Bay Leaf and Yard Drop-Off Site:  each Saturday from 9am to 3pm.

New Waterford Leaf and Yard Drop-Off Site:  each Saturday from 9am to 3pm.

 

The Leaf and Yard Drop-Off Site located at the Waste Management Facility on Spar Road in Sydney is open year-round.  Residents can drop off leaf and yard waste 8am to 4pm Tuesday to Saturday.

 

 

Waste Management Facility:  Waste Disposal Tipping Fees

 

 

Waste Disposal Tipping Fee Schedule 1

 

 

PRODUCT TIPPING FEE COMMENTS

RMW

(Residual Mixed Waste)

ICI Sector = $96.00/tonne Residual mixed waste - RMW (Garbage) tip fee will be charged to the ICI (Institutional/Commercial/Industrial) sectors only.
Residential - No Charge

C&D Unsorted

(Construction & Demolition)

ICI Sector = $96.00/tonne Construction and Demolition (C&D) waste tip fee will be charged to the ICI (Institutional/Commercial/Industrial) sectors only.
Residential - No Charge

C&D Wood

(Construction & Demolition

ICI Sector = $48.00/tonne Construction and Demolition (C&D) waste tip fee will be charged to the ICI (Institutional/Commercial/Industrial) sectors only.
Residential - No Charge
Impacted Soil ICI Sector = $36.00/tonne Impacted soil waste tip fee will be charged to the ICI (Institutional/Commercial/Industrial) sectors only.
Residential - No Charge
Scrap Metal ICI Sector = $36.00/tonne Scrap metal waste tip fee will be charged to the ICI (Institutional/Commercial/Industrial) sectors only.
Residential - No Charge
Organics ICI Sector = $60.00/tonne Organics waste tip fee will be charged to the ICI (Institutional/Commercial/Industrial)sectors only.
Residential - No Charge
Organics Unsorted (Contaminated) ICI Sector = $90.00/tonne Unsorted or contaminated Organics waste tip fee will be charged to the ICI (Institutional/Commercial/Industrial) sectors only.
Residential - No Charge
Asbestos

ICI Sector = Friable $36.00/regulation bag - minimum charge = $600.00

Non-Friable = $96.00/tonne

Prior notice and approval is required before material arrival.  Phone Waste Management Facility Site at (902)563-5590.

Residential - No Charge
Leaf and Yard Waste No Charge No charge for Leaf and Yard Waste