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Weekly Green Cart Service Begins

Thursday, June 28, 2012 – HRM would like to advise residents that the summer weekly green cart service will be in effect starting Monday, July 2, for the following areas: Halifax, Lakeside, Beechville, Timberlea, Herring Cove, Sambro Loop, Williamswood, Harrietsfield, Hammonds Plains area to Highway #103, Dartmouth, Cole Harbour, Westphal, Eastern Passage, Cow Bay, Bedford, Sackville, Beaver Bank, Kinsac, Fall River and area.

This program runs until Friday, August 31.

Eligible residents can place their green cart out for collection weekly, even if it’s not full.  Collection may begin as early as 7 a.m.  Material may be placed curbside the evening prior to collection.

On completion of this summer service, collection returns to the regular two-week green cart/garbage schedule. For information on garbage limits, what goes in the green cart, and the Organics Green Cart and Garbage Collection Schedules, please visit or call 490-4000.

Note: Garbage will continue to be collected on the regular bi-weekly cycle.


Michaelyn Thompson
HRM Communications





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