Garbage & Recycling

Curbside Collection Schedule

Check your Garbage Day and Blue Bag Week schedule


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2016-2017 Curbside Collection:  Blue Bag Collection Schedule 

The Blue Bag collection schedule for CBRM follows a 2 week collection rotation across the municipality.  To determine if your area's blue bag collection week is during a GRAY WEEK OR WHITE WEEK, please fill in your civic address in the fields above.

Month of May:  Blue Bag Schedule

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 to Saturday, May 7, 2016:                  GRAY WEEK

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 to Saturday, May 14, 2016:              WHITE WEEK

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 to Saturday, May 21, 2016:              GRAY WEEK

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 to Saturday, May 28, 2016:              WHITE WEEK 

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 to Saturday, June 4, 2016:               GRAY WEEK


Please remember,  Blue Bags are collected every second week on your area's scheduled collection day.



The date scheduled for the 2016 Heavy Garbage Collection across the municipality is MONDAY, MAY, 2, 2016. All materials intended for heavy garbage must be placed curbside by 6 am on Monday, May 2.




Please DO NOT keep items such as sports equipment, tools, garbage containers, toys, lawn and garden equipment or other items NOT INTENDED for heavy garbage near your heavy garbage pile. Items mistakenly taken during this collection will not be the responsibility of the Solid Waste Department.




The Solid Waste Department will post important Curbside Collection NOTICES, UPDATES or CANCELLATIONS in the section titled Curbside Collection Notices/Cancellations and in the section titled Solid Waste News.

Collection information will also be posted using Social Media or by pressing Option #2 available when you contact the Solid Waste Management Hotline at (902) 567-1337.


Monday collection is moved to Saturday. Click here for new calendar.

If you have any questions or comments concerning this information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

You are also encouraged to phone 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.