Delays continue for garbage, recycling, organics pick up

​As a result of the cold weather, collection contractor staffing and vehicle issues, curbside garbage, recycling and organics collection continues to be delayed across Niagara.

The collection contractor, Emterra Environmental, was unable to complete all of Thursday and Friday’s garbage, recycling and organics collection on Saturday, January 6, 2018.

The collection contractor will be out tomorrow, Sunday, January 7, 2018 completing all outstanding collection in the region by end of day.

Garbage, recycling and organics collection continues to be delayed in some areas in the following municipalities:

  • ​Thorold
  • Grimsby
  • Lincoln
  • West Lincoln
  • Pelham
  • St. Catharines
  • Niagara Falls
  • Niagara-on-the-Lake

Residents who have not had their garbage, recycling and/or organic material collected by 7 p.m. on Saturday, January 6, 2018 should leave their material at the curb for collection tomorrow.

All garbage, recycling and organics collection in Port Colborne, Fort Erie, Welland and Wainfleet is complete. Residents whose regular collection day is Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday should contact the Waste Info-line to report missed collection if their material was not collected.

Please refer to the websiteTwitter or Facebook for updates on the status of collection.

The Region sincerely apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciates your patience. For more information, residents may call the Region’s Waste Management Services Info-line at 905-356-4141 or 1-800-594-5542, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Source – Niagara Region press release



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