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Collection Schedules

& Waste Facilities




Good Friday Collection & Processing Services

A reminder to residents of HRM that there will be no garbage, organics or recyclables collection services on Good Friday, April 18, 2014.  Collection services for that day will be provided the next day, Saturday, April 19, 2014.

Regular collection service will be provided Easter Monday.

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, April 19th, but will be Open on Saturday, April 26th from 9 am to 4 pm.


Otter Lake Facility Closed

Friday, April 18th

Sunday, April 20th



Otter Lake Facility Open

Saturday, April 19th, 7am to 7pm

Monday, April 21st, 7am to 7pm

HRM Recycling Plant Closed Friday, April 18th

Sunday, April 20th



HRM Recycling Plant Open

Saturday, April 19th, 7:30am to 6pm

Monday, April 21st, 7:30am to 6pm




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Collection Schedules

'What Goes Where' Sorting Guides

Waste/Resource Facilities Hours of Operation

Residential Waste Hauler Customer Service

Inquiries regarding missed or late collection may be directed to the waste hauler in your area or to HRM at 311.

Collection Areas

Area 1

Former City of Halifax

Waste Management 468-9111

Area 2

Former City of Dartmouth

Waste Management 468-9111

Area 3

Bedford, Hammond Plains,

Pockwock & area

Miller Waste 883-4561

Area 4


Prospect & west

Waste Management 468-9111

Area 5

Sackville, Fall River,

Dutch Settlement & area

Miller Waste 883-4561

Area 6

Cole Harbour/Westphal,

Eastern Passage & area

Waste Management 468-9111

Area 7

Porters Lake, Chezzetcook,

Preston & area

Leo J. Beazley Ltd. 465-6053

Area 8

Elderbank, Musquodoboit

& all Eastern Shore

Eastern Shore Cartage 885-2382