Organics/Garbage/Recycling Collection on Labour Day

Wednesday, Aug.

Wednesday, Aug.

27, 2014 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that there will be no organics, garbage or recycling collection on Labour Day, Monday, Sept. 1.

Residents who normally have collection on Mondays should place their waste at the curb the weekend before, on Saturday, Aug. 30. Collection can begin as early as 7 a.m., so residents are encouraged to place materials curbside the evening prior.

Residents should also note that the Otter Lake Waste Management Facility and the municipal recycling plant will be closed on Labour Day, but will be open regular hours on Saturday, Aug. 30. The Household Special Waste (HSW) Depot will be closed on Saturday, Aug. 30.

For more information on HRM’s composting and recycling programs, check your 2014 collection schedule, call 311 or go online at

Source: Release

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