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.

Contacting the Solid Waste Department 

Waste Management Hotline:  (902) 567-1337

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