Summer 2016: Organics Signs and Garbage Signs have changed:
Please print and post both new signs. Do not replace just one.
The Lunenburg Regional Community Recycling Centre is selling compost for the 2016 season. Compost works great when mixed with soil for growing veggies and flowers.
|Half cubic yard (half ton truck load)||$ 9.00|
|1 - 25 cubic yards||$18.00|
|26 - 100 cubic yards||$15.00|
Call (902) 543-2991 for more information. Compost is available for sale during regular hours of operation. Bagged compost is not available.
Did You Know?
Compostable bags get stuck in grinding equipment at the Composting Facility.
Compostable bags do not fully break down and contaminate compost.
Line your mini bin and green cart with newspaper, boxes or paper bags instead.
Paper breaks down 100% and you can find these things in your home!
Find out what goes in your green bin. Call (902) 543-2991 for more information.
Bulky waste collection takes place two times each year, during the spring and fall. View Clean Up dates for the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, Town of Bridgewater and the Town of Mahone Bay.
Clean Up items must not be placed at the curb any sooner than 3 days prior to collection in Mahone Bay or Bridgewater and no sooner than 4 days prior in the Municipality. Do not place your clean up items curbside weeks in advance. Doing so creates a traffic hazard and is often considered to be unsightly by neighbours. If you have questions about your collection date, call (902) 543-2991.
Drop off unwanted electronics at the Lunenburg Regional Community Recycling Centre (LRCRC), at 908 Mullock Road, Whynott's Settlement.
Electronic items are free to drop off for recycling. Electronics cannot be accepted through curbside collection. TVs, stereos, computers, printers and audio/video systems are accepted. To see what's accepted, click here. For more information, call (902) 543-2991.
Fall leaf & yard waste collection will take place in the Town of Bridgewater and Town of Mahone Bay on these dates:
Residents and businesses are required to place household garbage in clear, transparent bags, free from colour. Sorting guidelines have not changed, only the colour of the garbage bag.
There is an allowance for one (1) privacy bag, per household/business, per collection. Apartment buildings are allowed one (1) privacy bag per unit. The privacy bag may be black, green or white (non-transparent).
Please read the Frequently Asked Question sheets regarding the clear bag program:
For more information, call (902) 543-2991.
To better serve residents of the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg and the Towns of Bridgewater and Mahone Bay, a Municipal Joint Services Board (MJSB) has been created through a cost sharing arrangement.
Each participating municipality has appointed members to sit on the Board of Directors who will report to Councils regularly on their progress and to identify future shared service opportunities.The Municipal Joint Services Board's administrative office is located at 908 Mullock Road in Whynott's Settlement. The office may be contacted at (902) 543-2991.
Mercury is a toxic pollutant that threatens the health of humans, fish and other wildlife. By recycling mercury-containing products, you can help reduce the amount of mercury entering our environment.
Starting April 1, 2016, residents may bring many mercury-containing products to the Lunenburg Regional Community Recycling Centre for recycling.
Residents of Little Tancook Island are advised that access to the Little Tancook wharf has been restricted by the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Waste cannot be stored on the wharf or next to the wharf. For that reason, residents are asked to observe the following when disposing of their household waste: