Collection Notices/Cancellations

Collection Notices/Cancellations

 

 

The Solid Waste Department will post important curbside collection NOTICES, UPDATES or CANCELLATIONS 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.

 

 

COLLECTION CANCELLATIONS/DELAYS/UPDATES

 

 

Curbside Collection Cancellation for Thursday, March 23, 2017

 

Curbside collection for Thursday, March 23, 2017 is cancelled due to weather conditions. Residents are asked to remove all materials placed curbside for collection.

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 on Thursday, April 6, 2017.

The Solid Waste Department apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

 

Curbside Collection Update for Tuesday, March 21, 2017

 

Curbside collection is taking place today, Tuesday. March 21. However, some roads/homes may not be serviced, due to icy road conditions.

If roads are unable to be serviced, or residents choose not to place their material curbside due to today’s conditions,

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 on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

The Solid Waste Department apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

 

Curbside Collection Reminder:

 

If curbside collection is cancelled, or roads are unable to be serviced by collection vehicles on your collection day:


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.

 

 

Special Collection due to Thanksgiving Storm Update:

 

The Solid Waste Department has completed the “Special Collection for Flood Damaged Materials”. Residents who still have materials should contact the Waste Management Hotline at (902) 567-1337. Educators are available to respond to inquiries from 8:30am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday.

 

     

    COLLECTION NOTICES

     

    2017 Residential Christmas Tree Collection Schedule

     

    CBRM's 2017 Christmas Tree Collection begins the Week of January 8, 2017 and the Week of January 15, 2017.

     

    WEEK OF JANUARY 8, 2017 (Tuesday, January 10 to Saturday, January 14, 2017)

    Residents who live in ALL areas located OUTSIDE of Sydney, Glace Bay, Dominion and Whitney Pier will place their Christmas tree curbside on their area's regular collection day during the WEEK OF JANUARY 8, 2017.

     

    WEEK OF JANUARY 15, 2017 (Tuesday, January 17 to Saturday, January 21, 2017)

    Residents who live in the communities of Sydney, Glace Bay, Dominion and Whitney Pier will place their Christmas tree curbside on their area's regular collection day during the WEEK OF JANUARY 15, 2017.

     

    Christmas Tree Collection
    Curbside Requirements

     

    1. Christmas trees must be placed curbside before 7:00am on your area’s regular collection day during the WEEK Christmas tree collection has been scheduled for your area.

     

    2. Remove the tree stand and ALL tree decorations, lights, nails, wire and tinsel before you place the tree curbside.

     

    3. Remove plastic or other material used to remove the tree from your home.

     

    4. Place your Christmas tree at the end of your driveway in a location that is visible and accessible to the collector. A tree placed on top of a snow bank, located in a roadside ditch, buried in snow or frozen to the ground will not be removed by collector.

     

    5. Do not cover your Christmas tree with a blanket, sheet or tarp.

     

    6. Artificial Christmas trees are not collected curbside. Artificial trees can be disposed of at CBRM’s Waste Management Facility on SPAR Road in Sydney from 8:00am to 4:00pm Tuesday to Saturday.

     

    7. Christmas trees are accepted for disposal at CBRM’s Waste Management Facility.

     

    8. Residents are encouraged to contact the hotline at (902) 567-1337 with any questions involving the 2017 Christmas tree collection service.

     

     

    Commercial Businesses:

     

    Commercial businesses are reminded the Solid Waste Department does not collect their Christmas trees curbside. Commercial businesses can take Christmas trees to the Waste Management Facility located on SPAR Road from 8:00am to 4:00pm Tuesday to Saturday.

     

     

    COLLECTION REMINDERS

     

    If Storm Watches Are In Effect?

    The CBRM Solid Waste Department 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.

    • If it is also your area’s scheduled blue bag collection day, your 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.

    • If it is also your area’s scheduled blue bag collection day, your 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.