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Thanksgiving Day Collection Notice


Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 (Halifax, NS) - HRM would like to advise residents there will be no regular municipal solid waste collection services provided on Thanksgiving Day, Monday, Oct. 8.  Collection of garbage, organics or recyclables normally scheduled for Thanksgiving Day, Monday, Oct. 8 will be provided the preceding Saturday, Oct. 6.


The Otter Lake Waste Processing and Disposal Facility, the two composting facilities and the HRM Recycling Plant at 20 Horseshoe Lake Drive will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Monday, Oct. 8 but will be open on Saturday, Oct. 6 with normal operating hours.


HRM’s residential Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Depot will be closed Saturday, Oct. 6 but will be open Saturday, Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


For more information, contact the HRM Call Centre at 490-4000 or visit us online at


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Michaelyn Thompson

HRM Communications




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