October 9, 2007
Yard waste can be picked up at curb or dropped at one of
Kraft paper bags decompose naturally and can be composted along with the yard waste they contain, reducing processing costs and improving waste diversion. By separating yard waste from regular garbage, residents can help save valuable landfill space and reduce the number of trucks currently shipping our waste to landfills in
Reusable containers (i.e. garbage cans) can also be used to dispose of yard waste. To assist collection crews in identifying yard waste, York Region developed a yard waste sticker that can be placed on the outside of reusable yard waste containers. To obtain a yard waste sticker, please contact York Region at
1-877-464-9675 ext. 5746.
For this year’s yard waste pickup schedule, residents can refer to the waste calendar provided by their local municipality.
Residents with an abundance of yard waste can drop it off at one of the following locations:
· Open Saturdays only until November 24th, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
· Open Monday to Saturday all year, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Miller Waste Systems
· April 1st to November 30th
Open Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
· December 1st to March 31st
Open Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information on The Regional Municipality of York and our services, please visit www.york.ca
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