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:  National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

ALL CBRM Solid Waste Management sites will be closed on Thursday, September 30, 2021.

 

Northside Leaf and Yard Drop-Off Site:

The Northside Leaf and Yard Drop-Off Site will be CLOSED on Thursday, September 30, 2021 to honour and respect the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

 

Curbside Collection Notice: 
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation:  Thursday, September 30, 2021

The CBRM Solid Waste Department reminds residents there will be NO Curbside Collection on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Thursday, September 30, 2021 as we honor and respect this important day.

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.

 

 

IMPORTANT SOLID WASTE UPDATE: Northside Public Drop-Off Site

Please be advised the Northside Public Drop-Off Site will be open on Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 8am to 2:45pm.

 

Solid Waste Disposal Tipping Fee Schedule: Effective April 1, 2021

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, 2021.

Solid Waste Disposal Fee Letter & Increased Rates: April 1, 2021-March 31, 2022

images/Solid_Waste/Tipping_Fee_Increase_2021_letter__schedule.pdf

 

Solid Waste Disposal Tipping Fee Schedule for April 1, 2021- March 31, 2022:

images/Solid_Waste/Waste_Disposal_Tipping_Fee_Schedule_1Updated_April_2021.pdf

 

Curbside Collection:

The number of garbage bags permitted curbside per week has returned to a five bag limit. However,  during the Covid-19 Pandemic, residents can place two dark bags in the five bag limit.

 

Seasonal Leaf and Yard Drop Off Sites: Open for the Season

The Weekly Seasonal Leaf and Yard Drop-Off sites that operate one day a week in North Sydney, Glace Bay and New Waterford will open one day a week the week of May 9, 2021.

North Sydney Leaf and Yard Drop-Off Site, King Street, North Sydney:
OPEN each Thursday 1pm to 6pm.  Open for the season is Thursday, May 13, 2021.

Glace Bay Leaf and Yard Drop-Off Site, Public Works Yard, West Avenue, Glace Bay:
OPEN each Saturday 9am to 3pm.   Open for the season is Saturday, May 15, 2021.

New Waterford Leaf and Yard Drop-Off Site: Public Works Yard, Ling Street, New Waterford:
OPEN each Saturday 9am to 3pm.  Open for the season is Saturday, May 15, 2021.

 

 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, 2021

PRODUCT TIPPING FEE COMMENTS

RMW

(Residual Mixed Waste)

ICI Sector = $96.91/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 = $96.91/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 = $48.45/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 = $36.34/tonne Impacted soil waste tip fee will be charged to the ICI (Institutional/Commercial/Industrial) sectors only.
Residential - No Charge
Scrap Metal ICI Sector = $36.34/tonne Scrap metal waste tip fee will be charged to the ICI (Institutional/Commercial/Industrial) sectors only.
Residential - No Charge
Organics ICI Sector = $60.57/tonne Organics waste tip fee will be charged to the ICI (Institutional/Commercial/Industrial)sectors only.
Residential - No Charge
Organics Unsorted (Contaminated) ICI Sector = $90.91/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 $36.34/regulation bag - minimum charge = $600.00

Non-Friable = $96.91/tonne

Prior notice and approval is required before material arrival.  Phone Waste Management Facility Site at         (902)563-5590.

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