Thanksgiving Day Solid Waste Collection Notice

Wednesday, Oct.

9, 2013 (Halifax, NS) – HRM would like to advise residents there will be no regular municipal solid waste collection services provided on Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 14. Collection of garbage, organics or recyclables normally scheduled for Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 14 will be provided on Saturday, October 12.

The Otter Lake Waste Management Facility and the HRM Recycling Plant will be closed on Thanksgiving Day but will be open regular hours on Saturday, October 12.

HRM’s residential Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Depot will be closed Saturday, October 12, but will be open on Saturday, October 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Collection services can begin as early as 7:00 a.m. To ensure collection, residents may place materials curbside the evening prior to collection day. For more information on HRM’s composting and recycling programs, check your 2013 collection schedule or visit our website at

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