City Plans Special Garbage Pickup For Residents With Flood Damaged Materials

Monday October 3rd, 2016

Posted at 2:33pm


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A special garbage pickup for Windsor residents living east of Walker Road who experienced flood damage from the extreme rainfall this past week is scheduled to begin Friday, October 7th, 2016.

This special pick-up is for residents who do not have a paid contractor working on their properties, as paid contractors are responsible for taking any damaged materials to the landfill.

Special Pickup Details:

  • Flood damaged materials include; mattresses, appliances, rugs (cut and bundled in 4 foot lengths), furniture, and building materials( bundled, bagged or placed in pails). Nails must be removed from all wood and drywall. Appliances must have doors secured shut.
  • Collection crews will not pick up loose material. All loose items must be placed at the curb in garbage bags weighing no more than 20 kilograms (44 pounds). Bags should not be stacked but rather placed side by side. The hard-sided garbage container by-law will be waived for this special collection only.
  • Household chemical waste, paint cans, and other chemicals are not to be placed at the curb. Please visit the Household Chemical Waste Depot for proper disposal of those items.
  • Please have flood-damaged material at the curb (not in the alley) by 6am Friday morning, October 7th, 2016. Normal residential garbage pick-up continues in addition to pre-scheduled flood service pick-ups.

Residents living west of Walker road who experienced flooding this past week are asked to contact 311 to register for collection of flood items.

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