Garbage & Recycling
Curbside Collection Schedule
your Garbage Day and Blue Bag Week schedule
Updates and Notices
CURBSIDE COLLECTION NOTICES, UPDATES OR CANCELLATIONS
The Solid Waste Department will post important Curbside Collection NOTICES, UPDATES or CANCELLATIONS to the following sections:
Curbside Collection Notices/Cancellations: http://www.cbrm.ns.ca/collection-notices cancellations.html
Storm: Waste Collection Information: http://www.cbrm.ns.ca/storm-waste-collection-information.html
Solid Waste News: http://www.cbrm.ns.ca/solid-waste-news-2.html
CBRM's Residential Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Site:
As you prepare for CBRM’s residential heavy garbage collection, which begins on Monday September 28, 2020, you are reminded hazardous waste is not accepted during heavy garbage collection or during regular curbside collection. If you have these items to get rid of, you can take them to CBRM’s Residential Hazardous Waste Drop-off Site.
The HHW Depot is located:
345 Gulf Crescent
Sydport Industrial Park
Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 4pm
Saturdays: 8:30am to 3:30pm
HHW materials accepted at the HHW Depot includes:
Thinners, cleaners, pesticides & herbicides, small propane cylinders, kerosene, anti-freeze, solvents, oil, glycol and items containing mercury.
In an effort to follow all covid-19 guidelines in place by the province of Nova Scotia, we ask that you continue to practice proper social distancing. Masks are required when entering our building to register the materials you are dropping off for disposal.
Heavy Garbage Collection: Monday, September 28, 2020
CBRM’s municipal-wide residential heavy garbage collection starts on Monday, September 28, 2020. Residents living at properties eligible for curbside collection must have their large, heavy or bulky household items placed to the curb no later than 6am on Monday, September 28.
Please do not place your materials to the curb for this collection until the weekend of September 25-27, 2020.
Curbside Collection Schedule for Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - Saturday, September 26, 2020
The Blue Bag Collection Schedule for Tuesday, September 22, 2020 to Saturday, September 26, 2020 is WHITE.
To determine which color represents your area’s blue bag collection week during your area's collection day, you are encouraged to:
• Contact the Hotline (902) 567-1337
• Visit http://www.cbrm.ns.ca/garbage.html
IMPORTANT Winter Collection Information
During the winter months, high winds and blustery weather conditions will make it difficult to secure collection materials safely and properly curbside. If a weather forecast is predicting unfavorable conditions and it is your collection day, residents are reminded they can hold on to their materials until their next scheduled collection day.
• Extra garbage bags and green cart material will be collected on your area’s next regularly scheduled garbage and green cart collection day.
• Blue bags will be collected on your area’s NEXT regularly scheduled blue bag collection week.
Contact the Solid Waste Department
You are also encouraged to contact 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.