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Region of Queens Municipality

Nova Scotia, Canada

Waste Material(s)   Where Does It Go?
 Waste Oil & Antifreeze (Residential Only)

  Household Hazardous Waste Depot at Solid Waste Facility.  
  Some service stations will accept these items if properly
  packaged against spilling.  Call before transporting. 

 Marine Flares and Ammunition

  Call your local Detachment of the RCMP.

Derelict Vehicles (has to be accessible)

  Call Region of Queens Municipality 902-354-3455 for pickup.

Household Paints and Paint Aerosols

  Can be taken to nearest Enviro-Depot – Clyde Whynot
  located at 56 Meadow Pond Lane in Liverpool. Can also
  be taken to Solid Waste Facility.

Sharps

  Take back used sharps to any Pharmacy in a sharps
  container. Sharps containers are provided by the
  Pharmacy. Call 1-877-313-7732 for information.

Unused or Expired Medications

  Take back to any Pharmacy or call 1-844-535-8889.

Household Hazardous Waste
(Residental Only)

  Take to Household Hazardous Waste Depot at Solid
  Waste Facility.
Electronics (Computers, Audio
& Video Equipment and Non-Cellular
Phones and all components)

  Electronics can be taken to Corkum Bottle Exchange
  from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturdays at 4886
  Highway #3 in White Pt. Call 1-902-640-3117.

Cell Phones

  Contact Call2Recycle at 1-877-273-2925 for drop-off
  information nearest you.

Rechargeable Batteries

  Contact Call2Recycle at 1-877-273-2925 for drop-off
  information nearest you.

Used Tire Program

  Up to four tires can be returned to any tire retailer.
  Call 1-877-313-7732.

Beverage Deposit Refund Program

  Can be taken to nearest Enviro-Depot for a refund.
  Clyde Whynot’s Enviro-Depot is located at 56
  Meadow Pond Lane in Liverpool.

Leaf & Yard Waste

  Can be taken to Leaf & Yard Waste Site at 1799 Shore
  Rd. Western Head. Can also be placed out twice a year
  at curbside for Leaf & Yard Waste pickup.

Christmas Trees

  Can be taken to Leaf & Yard Waste Site at 1799 Shore
  Rd. Western Head. Can also be placed out at curbside
  in early January for Christmas Tree pickup.

Spring and Fall Cleanups

  Can be placed at curbside twice yearly. Items included are
  large bulky items such as furniture and appliances.

Construction & Demolition

  Wood, Asphalt Shingles, Drywall and Metals, whether
  sorted or in a mixed state can be taken to the Solid
  Waste Facility. Items such as wire, vinyl siding, glass,
  insulation and other building materials are also
  accepted here. Wood and metal can also be collected
  during Spring and Fall Cleanup.

Garbage, Organics and Recyclables

  Can be placed out every two weeks for pickup at curb-
  side or taken to the Solid Waste Facility.

The Region of Queens employs staff whose function it is to assist businesses and residents in solving waste collection issues. This service is free of charge and can be arranged by calling the administration office during regular business hours at 902-354-3455.

The Region of Queens Waste Management Facility (landfill) is open to the general public from 8:00am-4:00pm Monday to Friday and from 8:00am-2:00pm Saturday. We are closed on Sundays and holidays. You can contact us at 902-350-1084.

No. Bi-weekly waste collection is for regular household waste only. Leftover construction materials can be taken to the Region of Queens Waste Management Facility (landfill) for recycling and disposal, provided it is properly separated. (i.e., wood, metal, gyprock, and asphalt [shingles]).

Car, truck and lawn tractor batteries (lead acid style) can be dropped off at your local Enviro-Depot free of charge for recycling.

Certain leftover paint products can be returned to your local Enviro-Depot for recycling. For information on what is acceptable, click here.

Car and light truck tires are recyclable. You can take up to 4 tires back to any registered tire dealer or service station that sells tires. These should be accepted free of charge for recycling. Off road or tires with a wheel diameter greater than 24.5" can be disposed of at the Region of Queens Waste Management Facility (Landfill).

 

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