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.

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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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City Picking Up Xmas Trees First Two Weeks of January

This article, from December 31, has details about discarding your real Xmas tree.

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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 4 and January 11, 2021.

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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.

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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.

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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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