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Organics Green Cart & Garbage Collection Schedule


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Good Friday Collection & Processing Services

A reminder to residents of HRM that there will be no garbage, organics or recyclables collection services on Good Friday, April 18, 2014.  Collection services for that day will be provided the next day, Saturday, April 19, 2014.

Regular collection service will be provided Easter Monday.

Collection can begin as early as 7:00 am.  To ensure collection, residents may place materials curbside the evening prior.


HRM’s residential Household Special Waste (HSW) Depot will be Closed Saturday, April 19th, but will be Open on Saturday, April 26th from 9 am to 4 pm.


Otter Lake Facility Closed

Friday, April 18th

Sunday, April 20th



Otter Lake Facility Open

Saturday, April 19th, 7am to 7pm

Monday, April 21st, 7am to 7pm

HRM Recycling Plant Closed Friday, April 18th

Sunday, April 20th



HRM Recycling Plant Open

Saturday, April 19th, 7:30am to 6pm

Monday, April 21st, 7:30am to 6pm




Area I - Green Cart & Garbage Collection 2014 (pdf)

  • Halifax
  • Sackville
  • Beaverbank
  • Fall River
  • Waverley to Dutch Settlement & Area
  • Cole Harbour
  • Eastern Passage


Area II - Green Cart & Garbage Collection 2014 (pdf)

  • Dartmouth
  • Bedford
  • Hammonds Plains
  • Lawrencetown
  • Preston
  • Porters Lake
  • Lake Echo
  • Chezzetcook Area
  • Eastern Shore
  • Musquodoboit Valley
  • Western portion of Halifax County including:
    • Beechville, Lakeside, Timberlea
    • Tantallon
    • St. Margaret's Bay
    • Hubbards, Peggy's Cove, Prospect
    • Goodwood, Harrietsfield, Sambro
    • Herring Cove, Ketch Harbour
    • other communities west of the previous City of Halifax boundary





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Looking for tips on how to manage your green cart and help prevent nuisances? Check out our brochure:


- Tips for Proper Usage (pdf)