Spring and Fall Clean-up
Spring and Fall Clean-Up is the special collection of general household items that are too bulky for normal collection. These items are accepted during the specified clean-up weeks as identified on your collection schedule.
Items are to be placed within 10 feet of the road by 7:00am on the Monday of your collection week. Please note: Clean-up items should only be placed at the curb the weekend before your specified special collection week.
Each household, including apartment buildings of three units or less, are eligible for Spring and Fall Clean Up collection. The maximum weight of individual items cannot exceed 50lbs or one cubic meter in size, with the exception of furniture and appliances. Please remember, the maximum amount to be set out should not exceed 650lbs (picture the amount that can fit into the back of a half tonne truck). Any bagged garbage must be placed in clear bags for collection.
- Appliances (maximum one of each type)
- Boxsprings & mattresses
- Broken glass (safely packaged)
- Hot water tanks
- Lawn furniture
- Toys (bikes)
- Max. weight of individual items is 50lbs.
- Carpet 3ft. lengths
- Bagged loose material (CLEAR BAGS ONLY)
- Material in Solid Coloured or Blue Bags
- Automotive parts/batteries
- Wood (Pallets/Lumber/Branches)
- Hazardous, explosive or toxic waste
- Commercial or business waste
- Leaf and yard waste
- Liquid wastes
- Renovations or construction debris of large volumes
- Propane tanks
- Loose Materials
- Electronics - TV's, Computers, Printers, Stereos, VCR's, DVD Players, etc.
2018 Spring Clean Up Schedule
|Clean up areas||Dates|
|Town of Truro||
April 23rd to 27th
|Zone 5 & Zone 6||April 30th to May 4th|
|Zone 7||May 14th to 18th|
|Town of Stewiacke||May 18th|
|Zone 8||May 22nd to 25th|
|Zone 1 & Zone 2||May 28th to June 1st|
|Zone 3 & Zone 4||June 4th to 8th|
Residents of the Municipality of Colchester in Zones 1-8 no longer have Fall Clean Up.
Starting June 12th 2017, within Colchester County ONLY, each household can place one large item curbside on their regular collection day for pick up. Examples of items that this collection could include are: a chair, a table, a bicycle, a fridge, etc.
As an enhanced service, Residents will be able to place one large item curbside each and every collection day until December 15th, 2017.
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