What day(s) and times can we bring materials in?

Phase 2 will see the facility fully operational Monday to Friday opening at 8:00 a.m. Gates will close at 3:30 p.m. Saturday we open at 8:00 a.m. and gates close…

How can I stay up-to-date if there are changes due to COVID19?

To stay up-to-date on solid waste management services, sign up for service alerts at easthants.ca/solid-waste. This includes curbside collection and Waste Management Centre service alerts. Alerts are available as email,…

Are there new rules for going to the Waste Management Centre?

Some residents have been to the site before and for some this will be their first visit. The following are important reminders for everyone coming in: Expect delays. The site…

I’m concerned about illegal dumping or burning in our communities, what can be done?

Illegally dumping of waste or burning of waste is prohibited and is punishable by fines. Please contact Nova Scotia Environment to report burning of wastes at 902-424-7773. To report illegal…

How can I dispose of sharps safely?

Safe Sharps disposal program: Pharmacies may now have supplies of proper sharps containers, where there were limited supplies earlier in the spring. Speak to your pharmacy directly on supplies and…

What else should go in a garbage bag during Covid-19?

The following items are to be disposed in a GARBAGE bag. Please ensure bags are tied securely for collection. Facial tissues Tissues are disposed in the garbage as a safety…

What can I do with clothing? – donation bins are closed.

Many organizations that collect textile and household item donations have temporarily suspended collection. This includes many thrift stores. Please hold on to donations and keep these organizations in mind once…

I heard Colchester is landfilling recyclables – what does that mean to East Hants?

The Municipality of Colchester facility has closed to ensure the safety of their employees and to remain compliant with Public Health recommendations during the pandemic. The Colchester Materials Recovery facility…

How are waste workers being protected?

Solid waste collection and processing have been identified as an industry exempt from social distancing and 5-person limits under the Health Protection Act Order (revised March 26, 2020). However, precautions…

Are there any measures we can do to help reduce the spread of COVID-19?

Observe social-distancing guidelines (2 meters/6 feet) established by Public Health when a collection driver is on your property. Wipe the handles of your garbage cans or green carts with a…

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