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Fall Compost Giveaway Update
Appliance Retirement & Recycling Program
Residents can arrange pick up and receive a rebate for fridges and freezers through Efficiency Nova Scotia's Appliance Retirement Program.
Contact Efficiency Nova Scotia to find out more.
National Day for Truth & Reconciliation: September 30, 2021 Collection
Waste will be collected as usual in the Municipality of Lunenburg and Town of Bridgewater.
The Lunenburg Regional Community Recycling Centre will be open 8:00 am - 4:30pm. The administrative office will be closed. Questions? Call (902) 543-2991.
Thanksgiving Collection: October 11, 2021
Waste collection will take place as usual on Monday, October 11th in the Municipality of Lunenburg and Town of Bridgewater.
The Community Recycling Centre will be open 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.
Bi-Weekly Bulky Landfill Collection
Residents of the Municipality of Lunenburg, Town of Bridgewater and Town of Mahone Bay can place bulky items at these times:
Two bulky landfill items can be placed curbside every two weeks on your garbage collection day in all three areas. Wood and metal items not collected until fall.
Wood and metal items can be placed curbside during a special fall collection. 2021 collection dates:
- Town of Bridgewater: Mon. September 13 - Fri. September 17, on your regular collection day
- Municipality of the District of Lunenburg: Mon. September 20 - Fri. October 1, on your regular collection day
- Town of Mahone Bay: Mon. October 4, entire Town collected
2021 Electronics Collection
Electronic items are collected during a special fall pickup. Three (3) electronic items will be collected per household on these dates:
Town of Mahone Bay: September 20, entire Town collected
Municipality of Lunenburg: October 4 - 15, on your regular collection day
Town of Bridgewater: October 25 - 29, on your regular collection day
2021 Fall Wood & Metal Collection Dates
Town of Bridgewater:
Mon. September 13 - Fri. September 17, on your regular collection day
Municipality of the District of Lunenburg:
Mon. September 20 - Fri. October 1, on your regular collection day
Town of Mahone Bay: Mon. October 4, entire Town collected
Paper Leaf & Yard Waste Bags for Leaf Collection
Residents are required to use paper leaf bags instead of plastic for curbside collection. The switch to paper will reduce plastic contamination in the organics stream.
Leaves may still be placed in the green cart for collection. Paper bags are available at hardware, department and grocery stores.
Questions? Call (902) 543-2991.
Litter Clean Up Incentive Program
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.