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:  2018 Seasonal  Schedule

 

The Seasonal Leaf and Yard Drop-Off sites that operate one day a week in North Sydney, New Waterford and Glace Bay will open for the season during the Week of May 13, 2018. The sites will operate one day a week until the week of November 11, 2018.

 

 

Seasonal Leaf and Yard Drop-Off Sites Location Date Time
North Sydney Leaf and Yard Drop-Off Site King Street, North Sydney Thursday, May 17, 2018 1pm to 6pm
New Waterford Leaf and Yard Drop-Off Site Ling Street, New Waterford Saturday, May 19, 2018 9am to 3pm
Glace Bay Leaf and Yard Drop-Off Site West Avenue, Glace Bay Saturday, May 19, 2018 9am to 3pm

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Contacting the Solid Waste Department 

Waste Management Hotline:  (902) 567-1337

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

Twitter: @CBRMgov

Facebook: CBRM Official Site