Niagara (Region of). Waste Management Services

Site: St Catharines - Unpublished

Service: Collection & Diversion Operations - Emterra Environmental

Public Comments Electronics, automotive, and construction wastes are not accepted for curbside collection. Recycle them at a drop-off location.
Contact Details
Office Phone Niagara Region Waste Info-Line 905-356-4141; Emterra Environmental 905-227-7771
Toll Free Phone Niagara Region Waste Info-Line 1-800-594-5542; Emterra Environmental 1-855-227-7771
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community Thorold
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Provides information and the collection of garbage, recycling and organics for Niagara Region. Electronic waste is no longer accepted for curbside collection. 
Large items pick up: 
-pick up requests must be submitted at least two working days before your regular garbage collection day. Call Emterra Environmental at 905-227-7771 or 1-855-227-7771 to schedule collection 
-place the items outside ready for pick-up by 7am on regular collection day 
-only single-family homes and apartments with 6 or less units are eligible for this service 
-refrigeration units including refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers and air conditioners are also collected as part of this service but require a Refrigerant Removal sticker. Residents must purchase a Refrigerant Removal sticker for $20 each, from local convenience stores (i.e. Avondale). Refrigerator and freezer doors must be removed and/or secured to prevent possible danger to children. 
-unsafe infant car seats placed out at the curb for collection must have the straps cut and/or removed from the car seat and "EXPIRED", "CRASHED" or "UNSAFE" written on the shell of the seat with a marker to avoid re-use.  
-broken containers (Blue Box, Grey Box, Green Bin, Kitchen Catchers) are also collected as part of the large item pick-up program. A broken container sticker is required, which can be obtained at any container distribution location. 
Recycling Container distribution (Blue/Grey/Green) information:  
Waste Info-Line 905-356-4141 or 1-800-594-5542 or check the Region's website: 
Container Distribution locations: 
Garbage and CFC sticker distribution locations:
Hours Call for information
Eligibility Single family homes and apartment buildings with 6 or less units
Application Call to arrange large item pick up
Languages English
Fees CFC Stickers - $20 (applicable items only); Garbage Tags - $2 (two or more bags)
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Service Categories Refuse Collection

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