Champlain Township has scheduled its special spring garbage pick-up, taking place in various parts of the municipality during the weeks of May 11, 18 and 25. Residents should take special note of the dates for their area and ensure that their waste is at the curb but not on sidewalks, streets or roadways by 7 a.m. on the Monday morning of your area’s designated pick-up. Collection vehicles will not return to an area but will pass to collect only once. (See the schedule further below)

Champlain Township is also opening its landfill site on Saturday, May 9, 16, and 23, 2020 for the disposal of compostable materials ONLY (branches, leaves, grass clippings etc.).

Strict protocols are put in place to ensure the safety of employees and residents:

  • Residents cannot access the perimeter if they have the following symptoms: fever and/or cough and if you have had close personal contact with a known or suspected case of Covid-19;
  • Upon arrival, residents are asked to stay in their vehicles and line up to access the landfill;
  • Proof of residence (e.g. driver’s licence, tax bill) will be requested upon arrival;
  • Keeping a distance of at least 2 arms lengths (approximately 2 metres) from others, as much as possible.

The township reserves the right to close the landfill in the future depending on local conditions and local activity of COVID-19.

The Champlain Township landfill site is located at 1897 Cassburn Road, L’Orignal. The opening hours are Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.

In Alfred-Plantagenet, the spring garbage pick-up is underway this week. The township notes that spring waste collection will take place as scheduled from May 4 to May 8, 2020. Residents were to deposit all items at ground level at roadside by 7 a.m. on May 4, 2020. The maximum quantity of waste must not exceed the size of a pick-up truck box (2,4m x 1,8m x 1,5 m) (8′ x 6′ x 5′) and the weight of 150 lbs.

The Town of Hawkesbury is moving forward with a special collection of waste, old furniture and anything not considered as household waste with the exception of hazardous waste and construction/demolition waste — according to the following detailed schedule.

Residents are advised to place their rubbish near the curb but not on the sidewalk or street during the weekend prior to the date of collection, no later than 8:30 a.m. on Monday morning. Items will be picked up only once per street but collection may happen any day of the week in accordance with the schedule below.

In The Nation Municipality, the landfills are closed until further notice and the spring clean-up has also been cancelled until further notice.

No information was available about the Township of East Hawkesbury.

In the Township of North Glengarry and leaf and yard waste pick-up will take place on May 11 for Alexandria, Maxville, Glen Robertson, Apple Hill, Lochiel, Dunvegan and Dalkeith. Residents are asked to put leaf and yard waste out on Sunday, May 10 as it will be collected the following day. Leaves must be in compostale paper bags or in open containers (maximum weight per bag or container is 45 lbs.). Branches must be tied together and bundles should be no more than four feet long. Residents should not use plastic bags.

Yard waste will not be picked up in small hamlets, or on rural roads or along county roads.

In Clarence-Rockland, free days for disposing of items at the municipal landfill have been postponed. Since efforts are currently concentrated on its
reopening, this activity is postponed until further notice. Dates for reopening the landfill will be announced as soon as it is possible to do so.

With the COVID-19 pandemic situation, Environmental Services, which are responsible for reopening the landfill site, are faced with additional challenges. The municipality says it needs to guarantee compliance of the Eastern Ontario Health Unit orders, especially with regard to physical distancing.

The City of Clarence-Rockland anticipates a high number of visitors during the first weeks upon reopening. It will review and adjust its established procedures as deemed necessary while taking into consideration the volume, the safety and the potential waiting