Garbage & Recycling

Curbside Collection Schedule

Your Garbage Day and Blue Bag Week schedule


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:  https://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

 

Updates and Notices

Waste Reduction Week: October 18 to 24, 2021

Waste Reduction Week is October 18th – 24th and swapping, sharing, and thrifting items, rather than buying brand new, are easy ways to reduce your waste. They also help you to reduce greenhouse gas emission, save you money, and support your local community. Visit https://divertns.ca/waste-reduction-week to find out more about the impacts and to see a list of local swapping, sharing and thrifting events happening this Waste Reduction Week.

Waste Reduction Week 2021 Notice

 

Used Sharps:  Free Public Drop-Off Events

Used Sharps Facebook post October 2021website information

 

Waste Reduction Education: Free Classroom Presentations by a Waste Reduction Educator

Do you want help teaching about reducing, reusing, and recycling, or want to book a virtual guest speaker for your classroom, business, or community group?

Contact the local waste educator for CBRM. Their services are provided for free through funding from Divert NS.

To contact a waste educator in your area, visit: https://divertns.ca/local-waste-educators

Promoting School Presentations 2021

IMPORTANT SOLID WASTE UPDATE: Northside Public Drop-Off Site


Please be advised the Northside Public Drop-Off Site will be open on Saturday, November 6, 2021 from 8am to 2:45pm.

 

Nova Scotia Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban

The province of Nova Scotia has banned the Single-Use Plastic Bag! As of October 30, 2020, businesses are no longer permitted to hand out single-use plastic bags at checkouts. Please remember to bring your own reusable bag.

For more information on the single use plastic bag ban please visit: www.novascotia.ca/single-use-plastic-bag-ban/

Plastic Bag Ban Image

CBRM's Residential Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Site:

Residents 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
Edwardsville

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.

Important Reminder:
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.

HHW material for website

  

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

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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.