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

Location

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.

 

Leaf and Yard Waste Drop Off Sites:  2017 Seasonal  Schedule

 

The Seasonal Leaf and Yard Drop Off sites that operate one day a week in North Sydney, Glace Bay and New Waterford are now closed for the season.  These sites will re-open in mid-May, 2018. 

 

 

Waste Management Facility Leaf and Yard Drop Off Site: Spar Road, Sydney

 

Open year-round Tuesday to Saturday

Residents can drop of leaf and yard from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Tuesday to Saturday.

 

Curbside Collection Update:  Boxing Day, Tuesday, December 26, 2017

 

There is curbside collection on Boxing Day, Tuesday, December 26, 2017.

 

Waste Management Facility:  Boxing Day, Tuesday, December 26, 2017

 

All Solid Waste Management Sites are closed on Boxing Day, Tuesday, December 26, 2017.

 

 

 

Contacting the Solid Waste Department 

Waste Management Hotline:  (902) 567-1337

CBRM Website:  www.cbrm.ns.ca/solidwaste

Twitter: @CBRMgov

Facebook: CBRM Official Site