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 Update for Friday, October 18, 2019

 

Curbside collection for Friday, October 18, 2019 will take place as regularly scheduled. Please note, due to the high winds forecasted, you may choose to hold onto your materials until your areas next regularly scheduled collection day.

Residents are reminded:

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.

 

 

 

Seasonal Leaf and Yard Drop Off Sites:  Return to Regular Weekly Schedule

 

The Seasonal Leaf and Yard Waste Drop-Off Sites located in North Sydney, Glace Bay and New Waterford have returned to their regular weekly schedule.

 

North Sydney Leaf and Yard Drop-Off Site, King Street, North Sydney:
OPEN each Thursday 1pm to 6pm until Thursday, November 14, 2019.

 

Glace Bay Leaf and Yard Drop-Off Site, Public Works Yard, West Avenue, Glace Bay:
OPEN each Saturday 9am to 3pm until Saturday, November 16, 2019.

 

New Waterford Leaf and Yard Drop-Off Site: Public Works Yard, Ling Street, New Waterford:
OPEN each Saturday 9am to 3pm until Saturday, November 16, 2019.

 

Yard debris 2019

 

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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.