Halton Region providing enhanced yard waste collection services

Halton Region providing enhanced yard waste collection services

Release Date: May 8, 2018

To help residents clean up from the recent wind storm, Halton Region is providing enhanced yard waste collection services. This will help to ensure that all debris such as branches and brush are removed.

“We want to make sure that all streets and neighbourhoods are safe and free of debris,” said Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr. “Our Waste Management crews and Halton Waste Management Site staff are providing enhanced collection and disposal services to make clean up easier for residents.”

Halton Region will provide extra yard waste collection this weekend, from Saturday May 12 to Sunday May 13. Residents are asked to place debris at the curbside by 7 a.m. on Saturday May 12. Crews will collect material throughout the weekend.

Please remember the following before placing yard waste or brush piles at the curbside:

  • Curbside piles are to be arranged neatly with branches no wider than 3 inches in diameter and branches no longer than 6 feet.
  • There is no limit to the amount of over-sized brush or yard waste bags that can be placed at the curbside.
  • Over-sized brush collection services are only for households that currently receive yard waste collection from Halton Region.

Halton residents may also dispose their yard waste free of charge at the Halton Waste Management Site starting Tuesday, May 8 up to and including Sunday, June 3. The site is located at 5400 Regional Road 25 in Milton. Regular fees will continue to apply to commercial contractors.

Residents are reminded to place all spoiled food in the Green Cart and to ensure that all plastic material and glass jars are rinsed and dry before placing in the Blue Box.

For more information please visit halton.ca/curbside or call 311.

The Regional Municipality of Halton serves more than 550,000 residents in the City of Burlington, the Town of Halton Hills, the Town of Milton, and the Town of Oakville. Halton Region is committed to meeting the needs of its residents through the delivery of cost-effective, quality programs and services, including water and wastewater; Regional roads and planning; paramedic services; waste management; public health; social assistance; children’s and seniors’ services; housing services; heritage programs; emergency management and economic development. For more information, call 311 or visit Halton Region’s website at halton.ca.

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Media Contact:
Lindsay Di Tomasso
Communications Advisor
905-825-6000, ext.7889
lindsay.ditomasso@halton.ca