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

 Waste Management Facility Spar Road 2020

 

Waste Management Facility: Closed Canada Day, Friday, July 1, 2022

All CBRM Solid Waste Management sites will be closed on Canada Day, Friday, July 1.

 

Northside Public Drop-Off Site: Open Saturday, July 2, 2022

The Northside Public Drop-Off site located off King Street in North Sydney is open on Saturday, July 2 from 8am to 2:45pm.

   

Solid Waste Disposal Tipping Fee Schedule: Effective April 1, 2022

The Solid Waste Department will be increasing the Waste Disposal Tipping Fees as per the CBRM Solid Waste Management Policy. The new rates will be charged starting April 1, 2022.

Solid Waste Disposal Fee Letter & Increased Rates: April 1, 2022 - March 31, 2023

Tipping Fee Increase Letter 2022

 

Solid Waste Disposal Tipping Fee Schedule for April 1, 2022 - March 31, 2023:

 Tipping Fee New Rates for 2022 2023

 

Curbside Collection Reminder : Clear garbage bags

Residents can place a maximum of five clear garbage bags curbside per week. A resident can choose to replace one clear garbage bag with one optional dark garbage bag per week. 

 

2022 Seasonal Leaf and Yard Drop-Off Sites: Now open for the season until mid-November

The weekly seasonal leaf and yard drop-off sites open one day a week between mid-May and mid-November in North Sydney, Glace Bay and New Waterford are now open for the season. For more information on the weekly schedule for the seasonal depots visit https://www.cbrm.ns.ca/leaf-and-yard-drop-off-sites-seasonal-schedule.html  To find out what's accepted for disposal at the season leaf and yard drop-off sites visit https://www.cbrm.ns.ca/leaf-and-yard-waste.html

 yard debris pile 2

 tree debris picture 2019

 

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:  Effective April 1, 2022

PRODUCT TIPPING FEE COMMENTS

RMW

(Residual Mixed Waste)

ICI Sector = $101.59/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 = $101.59/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 = $50.79/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 = $38.10/tonne Impacted soil waste tip fee will be charged to the ICI (Institutional/Commercial/Industrial) sectors only.
Residential - No Charge
Scrap Metal ICI Sector = $38.10/tonne Scrap metal waste tip fee will be charged to the ICI (Institutional/Commercial/Industrial) sectors only.
Residential - No Charge
Organics ICI Sector = $63.49/tonne Organics waste tip fee will be charged to the ICI (Institutional/Commercial/Industrial)sectors only.
Residential - No Charge
Organics Unsorted (Contaminated) ICI Sector = $101.59/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 $38.10/regulation bag - minimum charge = $600.00

Non-Friable = $101.59/tonne

Prior notice and approval is required before material arrival.  Phone Waste Management Facility Site at        (902)567-1337

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

 

Waste Management Facility: Video

Did you ever wonder what happens to your Garbage and Organic material in CBRM? View the link below

 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1z7QDK-79kXrpscye6vmbQVQJLECItjYl/view