2015 Residential Heavy Garbage Collection begins on June 8.
• Collection begins on Monday, June 8. Place material at your curb by 6 a.m.
• Collection vehicles will visit each area only once, so place your materials out on June 8 and leave them until they are collected.
• Wood & materials should be placed in separate bundles at least 1.2m (4 ft) apart.
• All materials must be disassembled and be no longer than 1.2 m (4ft) in length.
• Only materials designated as heavy garbage (see list below) will be collected.
• Placing a FREE sign on your items can encourage others to find use in the objects.
• PLEASE do not place weekly garbage/recycling/organics with the Heavy Garbage material. The Heavy Garbage and your weekly garbage are collected separately.
WHAT'S IN: Please place these materials in separate piles.
• Bulky Materials such as sofas, mattresses, asphalt shingles, bagged insulation, carpet, flooring furniture, box springs, vinyl windows, etc...
• Metal Materials such as fridges, stoves, deep freezers, dishwashers, microwave ovens, metal fencing, bicycles, water tanks, steel bath tubs, etc...
• Wood Materials such as disassembled fencing, wooden stairs, wood posts, wood shingles, decking, etc...
• No household garbage, blue bag material or organic waste
• No vehicle parts or tires
• No branches larger than 1 inch in diameter
• No propane tanks or cylinders
• No concrete, mortar or brick
• No computers, monitors or television sets (these can be taken to our Recycling Centres in Baddeck or Dingwall.)
For more information please call 902-295-2117 or 902-295-2026.
Volunteer Week in Nova Scotia will be celebrated from April 12-18, 2015. Nominations for outstanding Adult Volunteer, Youth Volunteer and Community Achievement Awards are being accepted until April 10, 2015. Community organizations are encourage to nominate their outstanding volunteers - adult & youth. For more information on Volunteer Week click the volunteer memo below.
A meeting of Victoria County Municipal Council will be held at the Court House, Baddeck on Monday, May 25, 2015, beginning at 5:00 p.m. Presenters on the agenda include Dr. Monika Dutt, Medical Officer of Health, and Mitch Underhay, Scotian Winfields.
In December 2010, the Victoria County Municipal Council passed a motion that endorsed the concept of age friendly communities. This launched the development of a strategy to make the Municipality Victoria County an ‘Age Friendly Community’. Below are two documents that provide you with an update on the Age Friendly Community progress to date. Getting from There to Here.