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Due to the storm and the Tancook Islands ferry being tied up September 23rd and possibly longer, electronics collection will take place Wed. Sept. 30 & Wed. Oct. 7.
Questions? (902) 543-2991.
NEW! Curbside Electronics Collection will take place once every year, in the fall.
Mahone Bay: Sept. 21
Municipality of Lunenburg: Sept. 21 - Oct. 2, on your regular collection day
Bridgewater: Oct. 5 - Oct. 9, on your regular collection day
Each household can put out three electronics for pick up during that time.
Drop electronics off at a depot during the rest of the year. The Recycling Centre at 908 Mullock Road, Whynott’s Settlement is a registered depot.
Find out what will be collected. Find out how to secure your data and protect your privacy.
The William G. Ernst is expected to go into refit September 15, 2020. Another ferry will provide passenger service and waste transport during refit.
Regular household waste will be collected as usual - no changes to collection days or times.
Starting this fall, wood and metal items will be collected once a year.
Town of Bridgewater: Sept. 28 - Oct. 2, on your regular collection day
Town of Mahone Bay: Oct. 5
Municipality of Lunenburg: Oct. 5 - Oct. 16, on your regular collection day
Two bulky landfill items will be collected every two weeks on your garbage collection day in the Town of Bridgewater and the Municipality of Lunenburg.
Collection will begin as follows:
Municipality of the District of Lunenburg: Monday, August 17th, continuing on your regular collection days.
Bridgewater: Monday, August 24th, continuing on your Green Week collection days.
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.
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.
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.
Residents of the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg can drop off two bags of garbage free at the Community Recycling Centre. Read more.