Garbage & Recycling
Curbside Collection Schedule
your Garbage Day and Blue Bag Week schedule
CURBSIDE COLLECTION NOTICES, UPDATES OR CANCELLATIONS
The Solid Waste Department will post important Curbside Collection notices, updates or cancellations to the following sections:
Curbside Collection Notices/Cancellations: https://www.cbrm.ns.ca/collection-notices-cancellations.html
Storm: Waste Collection Information: http://www.cbrm.ns.ca/storm-waste-collection-information.html
Solid Waste News: http://www.cbrm.ns.ca/solid-waste-news-2.html
Updates and Notices
Curbside Collection Notice: Remembrance Day, November 11, 2020
There is NO Curbside Collection on Remembrance Day, Wednesday, November 11.
• 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.
Waste Management Facility
The Waste Management site including the Administration Office will be closed on Remembrance Day, Wednesday, November 11.
Nova Scotia Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban:
The province of Nova Scotia is banning the Single-Use Plastic Bag! Starting October 30, 2020, businesses will not be allowed to hand out single-use plastic bags at checkouts. Please remember to bring your own reusable bag.
For more information on the single use plastic bag ban please visit: www.novascotia.ca/single-use-plastic-bag-ban/
Northside Drop-Off Site: Closed Saturday, October 3, 2020
Please be advised the Northside Drop-Off Site located on King Street in North Sydney is closed this Saturday, October 3, 2020 since CBRM’s residential heavy garbage collection is underway. The site will be open on Saturday, November 7, 2020.
CBRM's Residential Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Site:
Residents are reminded hazardous waste is not accepted during heavy garbage collection or during regular curbside collection. If you have these items to get rid of, you can take them to CBRM’s Residential Hazardous Waste Drop-off Site.
The HHW Depot is located:
345 Gulf Crescent
Sydport Industrial Park
Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 4pm
Saturdays: 8:30am to 3:30pm
HHW materials accepted at the HHW Depot includes:
Thinners, cleaners, pesticides & herbicides, small propane cylinders, kerosene, anti-freeze, solvents, oil, glycol and items containing mercury.
In an effort to follow all covid-19 guidelines in place by the province of Nova Scotia, we ask that you continue to practice proper social distancing. Masks are required when entering our building to register the materials you are dropping off for disposal.
Curbside Collection Schedule for Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - Saturday, October 31, 2020
The Blue Bag Collection Schedule for Tuesday, October 27, 2020 to Saturday, October 31, 2020 is Dark in the schedule below.
To determine which color represents your areas blue bag collection week during your areas collection day, you are encouraged to:
• Contact the Hotline (902) 567-1337
• Visit http://www.cbrm.ns.ca/garbage.html
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.
• 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.
Contact the Solid Waste Department
You are also encouraged to contact the Solid Waste Management Hotline at (902) 567-1337.
Disclaimer: The information provided is based on our current records and we do not accept responsibility if the information is incorrect.