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Collection changes will take place in several areas of the Municipality of Lunenburg, starting January 2020:
In January 2020 a province-wide Oil and Glycol Recycling Program will begin recycling used oil, filters, glycol (antifreeze) and diesel exhaust fluid containers of 50 litres or less, including containers for automotive parts cleaners and aerosol lubricants.
Antifreeze and oil jugs will still be accepted in the blue bag (with cap on), if residents do not wish to drop them off.
December 21: Waste collection for December 25 in Municipality of Lunenburg and Bridgewater.
December 24: Site and administrative office open 8:00 - 12:00. Waste collection as usual in Municipality of Lunenburg and Bridgewater.
December 25: Site closed. No waste collection.
December 26: Site open 8:00 – 4:30, administrative office closed. Waste collection as usual in Municipality of Lunenburg and Bridgewater.
December 28: Waste collection for January 1 in Municipality of Lunenburg and Bridgewater. Waste collection for December 25 in Mahone Bay.
December 31: Site and administrative office open 8:00 - 12:00
January 1: Site closed. No waste collection.
January 4: Waste collection for January 1 in Mahone Bay.
New electronic items are being accepted now:
1. Microwave Ovens
3. GPS Units
4. Video Game Systems and Controllers
5. External Hard Drives, Optical Drives and Modems
Please Note: These items will be banned from landfills as of March 1, 2020. At that time, they must be dropped off for recycling.
Find out what's accepted by the Electronic Products Recycling Association (EPRA) program: https://www.recyclemyelectronics.ca/ns/what-can-i-recycle/
The Community Recycling Centre is a registered depot, located at 908 Mullock Road in Whynott's Settlement. Questions, call (902) 543-2991.
A pilot Curbside Giveaway Event will be held in the Municipality of Lunenburg, Bridgewater and Mahone Bay from Saturday, October 3, 2020 (starts 7 am) to Sunday, October 4, 2020 (ends 5 pm). Give away your unwanted, reusable items -- keep them out of landfill.
Residents of the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg can drop off two bags of garbage free at the Community Recycling Centre. Read more.