Garbage & Recycling Notices

Thursday September 29 - Spoiled Food Waste Program (One Day Only)

To help the residents whose curbside compost collection has been impacted this week in Zones 4, 6 and 2, a centralized collection location for spoiled food waste will be set up. Drop off bins for spoiled food waste will be set up on Thursday September 29th during the hours of 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM.  The bins will be attended by county staff to assist residents at the following locations:

NOTE: Do not drop food off before or after the designated times – bins will be removed at 2:00 PM. Remove food from metal and plastic packaging for proper disposal.

Zone 4 Collection Area that was scheduled for Tuesday Sept 27

Brookside, Nuttby, Bible Hill areas

Bin Location: Valley-Kemptown Fire Hall, 1091 Brookside Rd

Zone 6 Collection Area that was scheduled for Wednesday, Sept 28

Greenfield, Harmony, Salmon River areas

Bin Location: Salmon River Fire Hall, 1102 Salmon River Rd

Zone 2 Collection Area that would be scheduled for Thursday Sept 29

Debert, Belmont, Masstown areas

Location: Debert Administration building, Debert Industrial Park, 439 MacElmon Rd

Regular compost pickup for all other zones will proceed next week as scheduled. County residents can also bring spoiled food waste and compost to the facility in Kemptown during regular business hours Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Saturday 8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon.

Curbside Collection Cancelled - County, Towns of Truro and Stewiacke Residents

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Curbside collection for the County, Towns of Truro and Stewiacke have been cancelled for the rest of the week due to damages our facilities sustained during the passing of Hurricane Fiona. Residents are allowed to place twice the amount of materials curbside on your next regular scheduled collection day.

Please Note: We have extended the Tree and Yard Waste drop off to October 3. Residents can take Tree and Yard Waste to our public drop-off, the tipping fees for ONLY Tree and Yard Waste have been waived.

We apologise for any inconvenienced caused. Our staff are working hard and evaluating the situation. 

Solid Waste Facilities in Kemptown - Limited Service

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Monday, September 26 the Solid Waste Facility in Kemptown will ONLY be accepting Tree and Yard Waste, Clean Wood, and Construction & Demolition debris until further notice.Please Note: We will NOT be accepting garbage, recycling, and compost at this time.

Tree and Yard Waste will be exempted from tipping fees on September 26 , September 27 and September 28.

Clean Wood and Construction & Demolition Debris tipping fees will still apply. Cash Only at the scale house at this time.

 

Solid Waste Facilities in Kemptown will be CLOSED on Saturday, September 24, 2022

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Our Solid Waste Facilities in Kemptown will be CLOSED on Saturday, September 24th due to the impending Hurricane Fiona. Please monitor our website for latest updates and information. Thank you and stay safe everyone!

 

County, Towns of Truro & Stewiacke Residents - September 30, 2022 is rescheduled to Monday October 3, 2022

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On Friday September 30th, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation the Solid Waste Facilities in Kemptown will be CLOSED.

If your collection is scheduled for Friday September 30th, this collection will take place the FOLLOWING Monday, October 3rd. Materials must be curbside by 7:00am to ensure it it collected.

 If you are unsure what zone you live in please click Collection Schedule and enter your address.

 

County, Towns of Truro & Stewiacke Residents - Canada Day July 1, 2022 is rescheduled to Monday July 4, 2022

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If your collection is scheduled on Canada Day July 1, 2022, this collection will take place on the following Monday July 4, 2022. Please have materials curbside before 7:00am on Monday April 11 to ensure it is collected.

 If you are unsure what zone you live in please click Collection Schedule and enter your address.

 

We're Banning the Bag!

were banning the bag posterStarting October 30, 2020, businesses won't be allowed to hand out single-use plastic bags at checkouts.

Feel free to bring your own reusable bag.