Area 1 Residents - Communities of Falmouth, Upper Falmouth, Mt. Denson (Hwy#1 from Falmouth to Apple Tree Rd intersection AND Bog Road from Hwy#1) , Leminster, Vaughn, Upper Vaughn, Wile Settlement, Mill Section, Windsor Forks, Martock, Garlands Crossing, Curry's Corner, Three Mile Plains, Newport Station(west of HWY#101) and Ste. Croix (west of Hwy. 101)
(491 KB) for your Area 1 waste schedule. Items must be placed at the curb by 7:00 am on your regular collection day. There is no limit on the amount of acceptable metal items.
Area 2 Residents-Communities of Walton, Pembroke, Cambridge, Bramber, Cheverie, Kempt Shore, Summerville,Riverside, Cogmagun, The Burlingtons, Belmont, Avondale, Popular Grove, Mantua, Wentworth Creek, Gypsum Mines, Sweets Corner, Woodville, Brooklyn, Newport Corner, Ellershouse, Ardoise, McKay Section, Greenhill, Hillsvale.
Area 3 Residents - Hantsport, Bishopville, Hants Border (Bog Rd only and including Old Post Rd to Hantsport) and Mt. Denson (Hwy1 from and including Apple Tree Rd/Aberdeen Beach Rd to Hantsport, McKinley Rd and Schurman Rd)
(509 KB) for your Area 2&3 waste Schedule. Items must be placed at the curb by 7:00 am on your regular collection day. There is no limit on the amount of acceptable metal items.
GARBAGE:6 Bags or 5 Bags and 1 non-metal bulky item(mattress, sofa, roll of carpet, bundle of lumber etc). Some weight/length limits.Clear bags for garbage (size 26” x 36” when laying flat). NO BLACK BAGS – We only collect clear bags (no colour/no tint) with 1 small grocery bag sized privacy bag allowed inside each large clear bag placed for collection. All other bags inside must also be clear or the items placed loose inside the large bag.
RECYCLABLES:10 BAGS OR BUNDLES OF CARDBOARD (Clear or see through blue bags for Recyclables) ORGANICS:1 GREEN CART (No plastic bags in Green Cart and do not overfill lid must close)
CLEAN UP - we collect ONE large non-metal item in place of a bag each regular garbage day ALL YEAR LONG (examples: mattress, sofa, carpet). Metal collection is once a year in late spring.
BYLAWS – There are pdf(708 KB)by-lawsagainst refusing to sort waste, illegal dumping, littering and burning garbage.
EWASTE-Televisions, computers (desktops and laptops), monitors, input/output devices (mouse, printer, cords) have been recycled in Nova Scotia as of February 1, 2008. Effective February 1st, 2009, this program is being expanded to includes other electronic items including stereo equipment, VCRs, DVD players and more. These items will no longer be collected at the roadside and cannot be buried in the landfill. Drop off unwanted electronics for free recycling at: New Boundaries 79 Centennial Drive or call 902-798-5160
Household Hazardous Waste must be taken to our depot at the landfill site (#1569 Walton Woods Road, Cogmagun) for safe disposal. Empty oil containers, paint cans and aerosol spray cans go in the regular garbage. Empty pastic containers (example: bleach) go in your recyclables.
Metal Collection AREA 1 June 4th - 7th AREA 2 & 3 June 11th - 15th, 2018
Collected: Metal items must be at least 70% metal and larger than 1 square foot. Stoves, water heaters, empty oil tanks, washers, dryers and other large METAL appliances Car parts—rims must have tire removedMetal building materialsMetal fencingNo single item is to exceed 1.22 m (4 feet) in length & 70 kg (155 lbs) in weight
Not Collected: Small items must be in a container (hardware, nails, nuts, bolts etc.) NO car seats, hide-a-beds, mattresses/box springs, upholstered furniture NO large springs, small appliances, pots/pans, electronics or propane tanks.Once a year collection of metal items larger than 1ft2 and 70 % metal are collected.