It’s Circular Economy Month!

This post, from October 11, has information on an upcoming open house hosted by Waste Management staff.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The month of October is Circular Economy Month across Canada, and with next week recognized was Waste Reduction Week, the City will be hosting an open house at the City’s central composting and recycling facility.

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Waste Collector Safety Campaign – Wrapping Mattresses and Box Springs

This post, from April 2, has details on new safety procedures for certain bulk items slated for waste collection pick-up.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

To reduce the risk to waste collectors, the City will be asking residents to wrap certain bulk items before placing them at the curb.

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2023/2024 Recycling and Waste Calendar arriving soon

This post, from March 8, has information on the upcoming Recycling and Waste Management calendar.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The 2023/24 Recycling and Waste Calendar will be arriving soon in your mailboxes, with colourful tags this year.

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Last week for curbside yard waste pick-up

This post, from December 5, is a reminder that this week is the last of the year for curbside yard waste.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton is reminding residents that the week of December 5 will be the last week of curbside yard waste collection until Spring 2023.

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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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Councillor John-Paul Danko