Never miss a collection day or cancellation again! Sign up for waste collection notifications or service alerts with the new online Collection Calendar tool. Sort your garbage, organics and recyclables properly using the 'What Goes Where?' tool!
Tips from the Department of Lands & Forestry to help you avoid problems with bears. Bears can be attracted to waste as a food source.
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.
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.
Plastic leaf and yard waste bags will no longer be permitted for curbside leaf collection as of Fall 2020.
Heavy kraft paper bags will be the only option for collection. The reason for the elimination of plastic bags is to reduce plastic contamination in the organics waste stream. Leaf and yard waste is processed and mixed with green cart organics to produce compost. Reducing plastic contamination improves the quality of the compost.
Residents will be required to switch to paper leaf and yard waste bags by Fall 2020. This notice will give residents time to use any remaining plastic leaf bags they have and buy paper instead. Clear, colourless plastic bags may be used for garbage and paper collection. Pick up a free paper leaf bag at the Community Recycling Centre. 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.