Efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 may impact programs and services referenced on this page. For all COVID-19 municipal service updates, click here. Biweekly Recyclables Collection for all Communities Effective July 2, 2021, biweekly recyclables collection commences in all communities Waste Collection Day Changes Portion of Bedford, Hammonds Plains, Halifax Peninsula & Halifax Armdale Sign up for a community litter clean-up The Great Nova Scotia Pick-Me-Up is Nova Scotia’s largest volunteer-driven community clean-up program. Green Cart Maintenance Tips Learn how to reduce green cart pests and odours! Get a waste collection calendar customized for your address Print the biweekly waste collection schedule (PDF) 3 Rs Online Sign up for an online workshop and learn how to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Garbage & recycling for businesses Signs and resources to set up a business recycling program! Wasteless Making simple changes to our everyday habits makes a huge impact. Recycle right Paper must be placed in a separate bag from plastic and metal recyclables.