Waste Management Centre
The Municipality owns and operates the East Hants Waste Management Centre, formerly the Georgefield Landfill Site. The Centre offers the following:
- Waste & Recyclables Transfer Station
- Organics Transfer Station
- Construction & Demolition Landfill
- Residential Household Hazardous Waste Depot
- EPRA Nova Scotia Drop-off (electronic waste)
- Metal Pile
- Tire Pile
Solid Waste Hotline: 1-888-873-3332
Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (gates close at 3:30 pm)
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (gates close at 1:30 pm)
Sundays and Holidays: Closed
Tipping fees are set by East Hants Council. The 2017-2022 schedule is in effect until March 31, 2022.
Our monitoring program began in 2006 and involves quarterly sampling of groundwater and surface water from locations on and nearby the site. Annually, toxicology (trout lethality) testing on sedimentation pond discharge water and an Aquatic Invertebrate Assessment of streams located off the site is conducted.