Environment

Posted Monday, July 17, 2017

As of July 1st, additional tipping fees and surcharge fees will be applied to the following waste at the City Landfill Site:
Minimum Load (less then 150 kgs) = $10.00
Regular Waste = $75.00/tonne
Scrap metal Waste = $75.00/tonne
Uncontaminated Wood Waste = $62.00/tonne
Mixed Recycling Loads over 250 kgs = $45.00 per tonne
Mattresses & Box spring Surcharge = $10.00 per item
CFC White Good Appliances Surcharge = $25.00 per item
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Posted Friday, April 21, 2017

Spring Clean Up WeekHundreds of Cornwall residents will be joining together to help beautify their community as part of the annual Spring Clean-Up Week.
Taking place from Saturday, April 22 to Friday, April 28, Spring Clean-Up Week encourages residents to show community pride by forming a team and helping to clean a park, boulevard or other public space during the course of the weeklong event. Teams who register online are eligible to win some great prizes.
Several teams have already...

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Posted Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Leaf and yard wasteThe spring leaf and yard waste collection period is now underway until Saturday, May 27th.
Residents are asked to place their leaf and yard waste at the curb prior to 7 am on their regular collection for pick up by a separate designated truck.
Leaf and yard waste must be contained in paper bags or reusable containers such as garbage cans or blue boxes.
Plastic bags containing leaf and yard waste will not be collected during these special pickup periods.
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Posted Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Hazardous WasteDo you have electronic waste, fluorescent light bulbs or hazardous waste to get rid of? Here’s your chance! 
The City of Cornwall will be accepting hazardous waste and e-waste at the City Landfill site during a series of designated Hazardous Waste Days throughout 2017.
The Hazardous Waste Days will be held on three separate occasions between the months of April and November. Residents can drop off items free of charge at the Landfill on these dates.
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Posted Monday, April 10, 2017

Adopt-A-StreetAfter a successful launch in 2016, Cornwall’s Adopt-A-Street program is looking to continue it’s success as a volunteer-based litter clean up program.
The program began last year when residents Rod and Marie-Paule Millard brought the idea to the City’s Municipal Environmental Advisory Committee (MEAC). City Council was quick to offer its stamp of approval for the initiative.
“The Adopt-A-Street program represents a great partnership between the...

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