Waste collection impact from winter storm

This post, from January 18, has information for those impacted by the postponement of waste collection due to the heavy snowfall.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Those with a “Monday pick-up” of their waste and recyclables are being advised that due to the road conditions caused by the heavy snowfall, scheduled collection is postponed for a week.

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City Picking Up Xmas Trees First Two Weeks of January

This article, from January 2, has details for those looking to discard this year’s Xmas tree.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

City of Hamilton waste collection staff be picking up real Christmas trees at the curbside on your weekly collection days during the weeks of January 3 and January 10, 2022 .

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City resuming yard waste pick-up for next two weeks following weekend storm

This post, from December 13, has information on the City extending leaf and yard waste until December 24 due to the recent windstorm.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The windstorm that hit Hamilton late last week left a slew of debris across the City. With over hundreds of reports of downed trees around the city, and with leaves (finally) being blown off a number of stubborn trees, the City has decided to extend its yard waste pick-up starting today (December 13).

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Reminder: Curbside Yard Waste Collection Changes begin December 6, 2021

This article, from November 26, is a reminder to residents that the week of December 6 will be the last week for yard waste pick-up until February 2022.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

A friendly reminder that there will be curbside yard waste collection changes affecting residents starting the week of December 6, meaning next week’s waste collection will be the last until the week of February 28, 2022.

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Spring cleanup tips from the City

This article, from May 20, has details and tips for those who will be spring cleaning over the next few weeks.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

For those looking to get busy this long weekend – or in a few weeks time – the City has some helpful tips and reminders on what to do with your yard waste, plant pots and trays, and other recyclable/non-recyclable items.

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Council Aims to Reduce 2021 Tax Projections

This article, from January 19, has details on the ongoing budget debate at Hamilton City Hall.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

City Council is aiming at reducing the 2.5% (or about $92) increase slated to impact households this year. The 2.5% forecast is down from the anticipated 4.2% increase that was forecast last year.

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Update on Community Recycling Centres & Waste Transfer Stations

This article from November 1 has the latest information regarding the reopening plan for the City’s Community Recycling Centres and Waste Transfer Stations.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Over the October 31 weekend, an operational disruption with the contractor of the City of Hamilton’s 3 Community Recycling Centres and Waste Transfer Stations lead to their temporary closures. As of this writing, the City and the contractor have come to a resolution.

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Staff look to ban plastic water bottles at municipal facilities

This article from August 27 contains information about a proposed study to look at reducing single-use plastics within the City of Hamilton.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton will be looking into a potential ban on the sale of plastic water bottles at city facilities as a way to reduce Hamilton’s waste stream, amongst other initiatives presented at the latest Waste Management Advisory Committee.

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Councillor John-Paul Danko