Heavy Garbage Collection 2024

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April 24, 2024

RESIDENTIAL HEAVY GARBAGE COLLECTION

Starting Monday, May 6th, 2024

GENERAL RULES & GUIDELINES
Material must be placed curbside by 6 am on Monday, May 6th, 2024. Collection will start on Monday and continue until all areas are completed.

DO NOT PLACE YOUR WEEKLY REGULAR GARBAGE/RECYCLABLES/ORGANICS WITH YOUR HEAVY GARBAGE. KEEP THESE SEPARATE ON YOUR COLLECTION DAY.

Wood and Metals should be placed in separate bundles at least 1.2 m (4 ft.) apart.
Only material designated as heavy garbage will be collected.

Collection vehicles will VISIT EACH AREA ONCE, starting Monday, May 6th, 2024.

Regular household garbage must be kept separate from Heavy Garbage items.

Electronics can be taken to our Electronics Drop Off Centres at Dingwall or Baddeck, free of charge.

ACCEPTABLE HEAVY GARBAGE WASTE STREAMS

Bulky Material: Includes sofas, mattresses, carpet, flooring, furniture, box spring, vinyl windows, etc.

Metal Materials: Includes white goods ( fridges, stoves, deep freezers, dishwashers, etc.), metal fencing, bicycles, water tanks, steel bathtubs, etc.

NOTE: ALL white goods and water tanks must be empty.

Wood Materials: Includes used, disassembled fencing, wooden stairs, wood posts, disassembled decking, etc.

NOTE: ALL materials must be disassembled and not exceed 1.2 m (4 ft.) in length.

UNACCEPTABLE MATERIAL FOR HEAVY GARBAGE COLLECTION

  • NO household special waste materials
  • NO construction and demolition materials
  • NO asphalt roofing shingles
  • NO electronics (tv’s, printers, computers)
  • NO vehicle parts or tires
  • NO coloured, tinted or dark garbage bags
  • NO microwaves
  • NO paint or empty paint cans
  • NO propane or oil tanks
  • NO fluorescent light bulbs
  • NO concrete, mortar or brick
  • NO leaf, yard waste or tree brush
  • NO bagged garbage
May 6th-17th, 2024 is Heavy Garbage Collection

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