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Collection Schedules

& Waste Facilities




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.



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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