Council has awarded a three (3) year contract to Ridge G&P Services Ltd, Otto Clowe, to collect our garbage and transport it to Robin Hood Bay, waste management site at St. John’s. Starting on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 and every Tuesday from there on will be our garbage day. In the case of bad weather, holiday, etc the garbage will be picked up the next day.
PLEASE TAKE NOTE: Listed below are changes to our Garbage Collection that you should keep in mind.
Garbage Day: Will now be on TUESDAY instead of Wednesday, unless otherwise notified.
Garbage Collection: Domestic and Bulk Collection every week. No Spring or Fall Cleanup. There is an eight (8) bag limit per week.
Metals: In the case of Hot Water Boilers, Stoves, Fridges etc, please contact the Town Office (528-4588) to arrange for pickup or you may drop them of at French’s in Bay Roberts.
Route: The route that Mr. Clowe may take in picking up our garbage may be different from the route your use to. Therefore it is important that you have a garbage container and your garbage is out the night before or early the next morning.
Bags: All garbage to be placed in proper Garbage Bags and not pup bags (i.e. grocery/shopping bags etc). If not placed in proper garbage bags, they will be left behind. Under Occupation Health & Safety, no bag is to exceed 18.14kg (40lb). Also, bags that are left behind at the curb that may be torn open is the responsibility of the homeowner for clean up.
Grass/Ashes/Branches/Leaves: These are not accepted will not be picked up. These may be dropped of at the Towns pit on Englishtown Rd. West. At no time should any items other then those approved be dropped of at this site. Name/s of those caught or reported will be turned over to the RCMP.
Building/Renovations Etc: It is the responsibility of the Homeowner to arrange to have material from building/renovations etc disposed of. For a price on collection, call Otto Clowe at 709-363-7185 or If you have the means to dispose of your material at Harbour Grace Waste site you may do so on Tuesday Noon to 4:00 pm, Thursday Noon to 4:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 or visit www.curbitstjohns.ca
Recycling/Composting: For all those who have taken it upon themselves to recycle or compost a Big Thank You. By recycling and composting means less amount of garbage going to the landfill site which is good for our environment. Also this puts money back in your pockets, or if you wish you can make it a donation to your Library, School ect
Car Wrecks: Please contact NLL Recycling 709-726-1777 or email; firstname.lastname@example.org and she will arrange to have your car wreck or metals picked up free of charge.
Council is concerned with people refusing to dispose of their material in the proper manner. Instead, there are those who will dump their garbage by the side of the roads or in the woods. We asked that if you see this happening, please contact the RCMP at 709-786-2118 or the Council Office at 709-528-4588 with any and all information that you can provide so that these people can be charged. Fines for this can range up to $2,000.00, imprisonment or both.
For further information, please contact the Council Office at 709-528-4588.