Just a reminder, garbage will not be collected this week for Port Colborne residents. Starting this week, garbage will be collected every-other-week in an effort to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill and increase the amount of recyclables and organics diverted from households and businesses.
Port Colborne specific changes:
This week, he week of Oct.19, Port Colborne residents can put out the following: Blue Box, Grey Box, Green Bin and, leaf and yard waste. Garbage will not be collected.
Next week, the week of Oct. 26, Port Colborne residents can put out the following: garbage (2 bag limit), Blue Box, Grey Box, Green Bin and, leaf and yard waste.
This will continue moving forward, with garbage being collected every-other-week.
To find your collection day and pick-up details, please visit Niagara Region's website.
Recycling and organics will continue to be collected weekly. In addition to every-other-week garbage collection, residents will see a four-item limit on large household item collection and the discontinuation of curbside appliance/scrap metal collection. More information on the waste collection changes can be found online.
More information about the collection changes can be found online or by phoning the Waste Info-Line Monday to Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at 905-356-4141 or toll-free: 1-800-594-5542.