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Garbage Collection & Recycling

Solid Waste Management

The Solid Waste Management Department is responsible for processing recyclables, organics and garbage generated within Colchester County, at the Waste Management Facilities, located in Kemptown.

The Waste Reduction Division provides assistance and education to residents and businesses within Colchester County to achieve proper waste separation and diversion.
For more information on our facilities, programs and initiatives, select a link from the side menu or phone the Helpline at 902-895-4777.

For more information go to Solid Waste Management.

Recycling in Colchester

Colchester County has a bi-weekly curbside recycling program. Residents must place their recyclables curbside prior to 7:00 am on their collection day. For information on collection schedules and proper source separation, call the Colchester Waste Reduction Helpline, down the app titled Colchester Waste Resource Management or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..