Spring Cleanup

SPRING CLEAN-UP
MAY 6-17th, 2019

 

May 6- 10th, 2019: Clean-up week
Residents are able to place 6 bags of regular garbage ( clear bags only) out for collection this week on their regular garbage collection day (instead of the usual 4 bags).

For more information on what can be recycled or disposed of, please visit RethinkWasteNL.ca which is managed by MMSB along with various regional waste management authorities.


May 11-12th, 2019: Curbside Giveaway
Where residents can place items at the curbside for others to take away. One person’s trash is another’s treasure!
http://www.cornerbrook.com/curbside-giveaway/


May 13-17th, 2019: Bulk Collection Week
During this period, residents are requested to make a special effort to clean up their properties and take advantage of additional equipment that will be made available by the garbage contractor to remove garbage and debris to the Corner Brook Disposal Site.

Bulk items will only be collected during the second week of clean-up (May 13-17th) on residents regular garbage collection day.

What’s Accepted for bulk collection

  • Household appliances (refrigerators, stoves, hot water tanks, etc.)  Note: any item such as refrigerators or air conditioners must be labeled AODS Free.  Anything not properly labeled will not be accepted.
  • Household furniture (sofa, chairs, box springs & mattresses, etc.)
  • Broken glass (safely packaged)
  • Lawn furniture
  • Toys (bikes, etc.)
  • Small automotive parts (rims, etc.)
  • Garden items (branches and grass cuttings)
What’s not Accepted for bulk collection

  • Wood (pallets/lumber/trees)
  • Hazardous, explosive or toxic waste
  • Liquid wastes
  • Tires – Residents are advised that under the provincial Governments Used Tire Recycling Program tires cannot be disposed of at the City landfill.
  • Automotive parts exceeding 35 kg in aggregate weight
  • Construction waste such as defined in the City of Corner Brook Garbage and Refuse By-law (i.e. gyproc, shingles, lumber, windows, doors, concrete, etc.
  • Paint products (i.e. all household paint products and containers, paint aerosols of all types and automotive, craft and industrial paint)
  • Electronic Waste (E-Waste) (i.e. display devices such as TVs and monitors, desktop printers and scanners, computers and peripherals, home theatre in a box (HTB) systems, cellular and non-cellular telephones, audio and video systems.

Note:

  • Appliances and/or metals should be kept separate from other items to allow for separate pickup by the garbage contractor.
  • Environmental guidelines require that prior to disposal, all fuel storage tanks must be emptied, vented and purged using steam or some other acceptable method.
  • Residents are reminded that clean-up of additional items and bulk items will be collected on your regular garbage collection day.
  • All residential homes in the City of Corner Brook are required to separate garbage from recycling. Household garbage must be put in clear bags while recyclables can all be combined in blue transparent bags.


May 25th, 2019: Trash for Cash
http://www.cornerbrook.com/trash-for-cash/