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Waste will not be collected Wednesday, July 1 in the Town of Bridgewater, Town of Mahone Bay and the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg.
Collection re-scheduled for:
Bridgewater & Municipality of Lunenburg - Saturday, June 27
Mahone Bay - Saturday, July 4
The Lunenburg Regional Community Recycling Centre will be closed July 1. Questions? Call (902) 543-2991.
About the role....
The Controller is accountable for all Municipal Joint Services Board financial matters. The incumbent is responsible for maintaining an adequate system of accounting and control.
The Community Recycling Centre is seeking two (2) Waste Diversion Interns.
About the role...
On behalf of the Municipal Joint Services Board, the Lunenburg Regional Community Recycling Centre (LRCRC) serves residents and businesses in the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg and the Towns of Bridgewater and Mahone Bay.
The Outreach/ Compliance Officer’s primary role is to ensure effective delivery of the LRCRC education, outreach, and compliance programs with respect to the Solid Waste Collection and Municipal Solid Bylaws and Nova Scotia Solid Waste-Resource Management Regulations. This includes curbside waste collection inspection and waste audit at the transfer stations.
The LRCRC education and outreach division is part of the Administrative team of the MJSB. The Outreach/Compliance Officer forms part of the support team in the LRCRC office.
A little effort can make a big difference in your community!
If you wish to do a little litter clean up on your property and along the road in front of your home, contact the Community Recycling Centre. Gloves, bags and trash pickers will be dropped off in your driveway. When you’re finished, put the bags roadside on your collection day.
Residents must social distance and use the personal protective equipment provided.
Please call (902) 543-2991 for more information.
COVID-19 cases and contacts are advised by Nova Scotia Public Health to put any items soiled with bodily fluids, such as masks, gloves and tissues, in a plastic bag which should be tied off and disposed of in their regular garbage.
This will prevent the spread of COVID-19 when waste is collected. Help keep your waste collector safe!
Wash your hands every time you handle your green cart. For more information about COVID-19, visit https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/.
Collection Notice: Phased-in Bi-Weekly Bulky Item Collection
Collection of ONE (1) bulky landfill item will begin as follows:
Town of Bridgewater - Week of April 20, on your green cart and garbage collection day, and will continue every two weeks.
Municipality of Lunenburg - Week of April 27, and will continue on your regular collection day every two weeks.
Collection limited to ONE bulky landfill item for now, to accommodate limited resources. Please be mindful of the collection workers’ need to be safe.
A number of waste collection changes will take place in the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, Town of Mahone Bay and Town of Bridgewater. Changes include bi-weekly bulky landfill pick up, fall wood and metal collection, fall curbside electronics collection, a switch from plastic leaf and yard waste bags to paper. Read More:
The Municipal Joint Services Board is offering an incentive to non-profit and charity groups that collect litter from roadways in the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, in return for financial reimbursement. Groups will be paid $100.00 per km for cleaning both sides of the road, minimum of 1 km. Applications will be considered on a first come, first served basis. For more information call (902) 543-2991.
Litter Clean Up Incentive Program has been postponed until further notice. Groups may submit applications in the meantime.
A province-wide plastic bag ban will apply to businesses such as grocery stores, department stores, restaurants, convenience stores and clothing stores.
After October 30, businesses will only be allowed to offer paper or reusable bags to their customers for a fee or free. there will be certain exceptions to the ban. Read More.