WASTE AND RECYCLING

 

Please use the garbage bins in town for domestic waste only. Domestic waste includes typical household waste such as food waste and other non-industrial, low-toxicity waste.  Large household items, such as sofas, chairs, etc., will be accepted at the transfer station at no charge.

 

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE BINS:

  • Paint Thinner Containers  Large Amounts of Construction Materials 
  • Electronics   Hazardous Waste  Tires Liquid Waste   Industrial Waste 
  • Chemical Products Appliances Paint Cans
  • Herbicides/Pesticides Radioactive Materials • Oil Pails •To avoid additional charges by our service provider, please ensure the bin lids are able to close. Waste should not be stacked above the top or left outside the perimeter of the container.For a list of people willing to do garbage pickup for a fee, or to place your name on this list for forwarding of inquiries, please contact the Town Office.

TRANSFER STATION

  • Cardboard, recyclable plastics and food grade tins should be placed in the blue LORAAS recycle bin.

Hours of operation:

 

Winter hours (begin Saturday following Remembrance Day annually)

Saturdays   –   9 am to 4 pm

 

Spring/summer hours (begin first Saturday in April annually)

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday   –   9 am to 4 pm


The following items will be accepted at the transfer station during hours of operation at the rates:

 

Washing Machines, Dryers, Dishwashers, Stoves, Fridges, Water Heaters…………………………………………………. $10.00 each

Empty Paint Cans……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. No Charge

Bale Twine………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. No Charge

Large Household Items (sofas, chairs, etc.)………………………………………………………………………………………………….. No Charge

Electronics (televisions, computers, stereos, etc.)…………………………………………………………………………………………. No Charge

Concrete or construction materials:

                    1 ton truck – $50.00 (pro-rated accordingly for less than full loads)

                    Smaller truck – $25.00 (pro-rated accordingly for less than full loads)

                    $10.00 minimum charge for any load

 

Please note that fluorescent tubes can be recycled at EECOL Electric in Moose Jaw. Non-paint aerosol containers will not be accepted at the transfer station.  If requiring service outside of regular hours, you will be billed hourly at a rate of $20/hour with a minimum charge of $60.

 

Please contact the Town Office if you have any questions or concerns.

Regular office hours are Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to noon and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

 

Thank you for your help in keeping our community clean and garbage/recycling fees low.