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Organics Green Cart & Garbage Collection Schedule


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Victoria Day Collection & Processing Services

A reminder to residents of HRM that there will be no garbage, organics or recyclables collection services on Monday, May 19, 2014.  Collection services for that day will be provided the next day, Saturday, May 17, 2014.

The Otter Lake Waste Processing and Disposal Facilities, the two Composting Facilities and the HRM Recycling Plant will be closed on Monday, May 19th but will be open on Saturday, May 17 with regular operating hours.

Collection can begin as early as 7:00 am.  To ensure collection, residents may place materials curbside the evening prior.

HRM’s residential Household Special Waste (HSW) Depot will be Closed Saturday, May 17, but will be Open on Saturday, May 24 from 9 am to 4 pm.




Area I - Green Cart & Garbage Collection 2014 (pdf)

  • Halifax
  • Sackville
  • Beaverbank
  • Fall River
  • Waverley to Dutch Settlement & Area
  • Cole Harbour
  • Eastern Passage


Area II - Green Cart & Garbage Collection 2014 (pdf)

  • Dartmouth
  • Bedford
  • Hammonds Plains
  • Lawrencetown
  • Preston
  • Porters Lake
  • Lake Echo
  • Chezzetcook Area
  • Eastern Shore
  • Musquodoboit Valley
  • Western portion of Halifax County including:
    • Beechville, Lakeside, Timberlea
    • Tantallon
    • St. Margaret's Bay
    • Hubbards, Peggy's Cove, Prospect
    • Goodwood, Harrietsfield, Sambro
    • Herring Cove, Ketch Harbour
    • other communities west of the previous City of Halifax boundary





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Looking for tips on how to manage your green cart and help prevent nuisances? Check out our brochure:


- Tips for Proper Usage (pdf)