Spring Cleanup Rules and Schedule

What’s happening for 2017?

The City of Timmins is providing a Spring Cleanup Program in 2017. The collection of spring cleanup material will run from Tuesday, May 23, 2017 to Friday, June 2, 2017.  Check the detailed schedule posted below.

For more information regarding Waste Collection, please contact the Public Works Department at 705-360-2646. Thank you for your co-operation.

What are the rules for Spring Cleanup 2017?

Residents participating in the Spring Cleanup Program are required to comply with the following requirements approved by Council.

1. Volume of material to be collected per residence is limited to no more than half a standard HALF TON (½) pick-up truck or approximately 60 cubic feet (1.6 cu. M).

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2. Materials which will NOT be collected:

2.1.  Concrete and asphalt (can be disposed of at Deloro Landfill)
2.2. Batteries of any type (can be disposed of during Hazardous Waste Day, June 17, 2017 at the Archie Dillon Sportsplex)
2.3. Tires (can be disposed of at Deloro Landfill)
2.4. Electronics (can be disposed of at Deloro Landfill and/or Hazardous Waste Day)
2.5. Propane tanks (can be disposed of during Hazardous Waste Day)
2.6. White goods or items that contain Freon (can be disposed of through private recycling firms)
2.7. Recyclables (can be disposed of at Deloro Landfill, Tisdale Transfer Site and German Township Landfill)
2.8. Paints/liquids/fuels/chemicals (can be disposed of during Hazardous Waste Day)
2.9 Mattresses or Box Springs that are not securely wrapped in plastic (can be disposed of at Deloro Landfill)

3. When will collection crews go by?: Collection crews will only do one (1) pass through an area.

 4. When do I put my material out?: Residents are to have their material at the curb no more than two (2) days prior to their scheduled collection day.

5. All containers (cans/recycle boxes) with waste will be collected with the waste. Do not put out containers (i.e. garbage bins) with the Spring Cleanup Pile unless you want to get rid of the container.

6.MATTRESSES and BOX SPRINGS: All mattresses and box springs MUST be securely wrapped in plastic in order to be picked up. NOTE: this is a Health and Safety issue.

7.What happens if material is not acceptable: Material not in compliance with the guidelines will not be collected. The resident will be required to remove such material from the street within 48 hours.

8.Are leaves and yard waste acceptable: Yes leaves and yard waste are acceptable. Please ensure that all lawn and leaf waste is bagged in compostable bags. DO NOT BAG IN REGULAR PLASTIC BAGS. Separate clean wood in a separate pile from the rest of Spring Cleanup materials.

9. Tipping fees at the Deloro Landfill WILL  be waived, for Residential Users only,  during the 2017 Spring Cleanup.

 

Pickup Location and Times

Timmins

  • May 23, 2017 – All areas North of Ross & Jubilee, starting at Airport Road and working Eastward to HWY 655
  • May 25, 2017 – All areas North of Algonquin Blvd and South of Jubilee and Ross, Starting at Gillies Lake and working West to Domtar
  • May 29, 2017 –  All areas South of Algonquin Blvd, starting at Mattagami River, working Eastward

Mountjoy

  • May 31, 2017 – All of Mountjoy Area, West of Mattagami River including the Dalton and Kamiskotia area

South Porcupine

  • May 23, 2017 – Starting on Legion Drive,  heading Easterly including South Porcupine and Connaught Hill up to Ferguson  (Behind Porcupine Mall)

Schumacher

  • May 26, 2017 – All of Schumacher through Gold Centre and all of the Back Road  (Delnite, MacDonald Hill, Buffalo Ankerite)

Porcupine and Connaught

  • May 30, 2017 – Starting  at Ferguson (Pottsville), heading  Easterly through Porcupine, Bob’s Lake, Connaught and Barber’s Bay

NOTE:  Residents are to have their material at the curb no more than two (2) days prior to their collection day.