Spring Cleanup on Personal Property
Residents are encouraged to assist with spring cleanup activities by cleaning up around their own property if they can safely do so while adhering to the guidelines in the provincial State of Emergency Order.
Garbage on private property is the responsibility of the property owner and should be properly sorted and prepared for curbside collection. The schedule for collection of garbage, organics and recyclables is available online at halifax.ca/whatgoeswhere.
Residents are permitted to place one large bulky item, such as a piece of furniture, curbside for collection every garbage day. The Otter Lake Waste Processing & Disposal Facility, which continues to operate on a regular schedule, also accepts excess bags of garbage from residents, for a small fee.
Leaf and yard waste can be placed in the green bin, but no grass clippings. Any excess leaf and yard waste can be placed in large paper bags - not plastic - for curbside organics collection. Material must be placed curbside no later than 7 a.m. on collection day to ensure pickup.
The municipality supports The Great Nova Scotia Pick-Me-Up. As of June 15, groups who wish to conduct community litter clean-ups can register through their website. Registered groups can find more on how to dispose of collected litter at halifax.ca/litter.
Please report turf, curb, or other damage sustained from snow clearing operations to 311 or firstname.lastname@example.org.