Region of Queens Municipality

Nova Scotia, Canada

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What do I do with old tires I no longer need?

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).

What do I do with leftover paint?

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

What do I do with old car batteries?

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

I'm planning on renovating my home. Can I pile construction debris by the road for pickup on garbage day?

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]).

What are the hours at the landfill, and how do I contact you for more information?

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.

I need help in setting up a recycling program for my business/event. Is there any assistance available and, if so, is there a charge?

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.


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