To: Eel Ground Residents
Re: Fall Garbage Collection
Please note, that the fall “Big Garbage” collection for this year is scheduled for Thursday, October 20th, 2016. All household items such as appliances and furniture will be accepted.
Items that will NOT be picked up are as follows; paint cans, car parts, tires, computers or any other toxic waste.
We also have a cell phone and battery recycling box here at the band hall. Please feel free to drop off old cell phones and batteries. The Greater Miramichi Regional Service Commission "Solid Waste Services" will properly discard of these items at no charge to us.
*If you would like to learn more about: Recycling, Composting, Household Hazardous Waste etc. check out the "Greater Miramichi Regional Service Commission" Website at:
http://greatermiramichirsc.ca/en/solid-waste-services (link is external)
Please note: Eel Ground First Nation Falls under "Region B" for scheduling when looking at the waste collection and recycling schedules on the website link above.
Also: There will be a Household Hazardous Waste Collection & E-Waste Collection: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1st, 2016 Time: 8:00 a.m. to 12 Noon Location: Saint Mary's Catholic Parish, 360 Newcastle Blvd., Miramichi. You must transport your items to this location.
Examples of accepted E-Waste:
Computers & laptop, Digital cameras, External drives, Fax machines, Flat LCD & CRT monitors, Gaming consoles, Hard drives, Modems, Mouse, Printers, Radios, Scanners, Speakers, Telephones, Televisions
Examples of accepted Household Hazardous Waste (HHW):
Adhesives, Aerosol Cans, Antifreeze Coolant, Automotive Fluid, Batteries (car & household), Beauty Products, Bleach, Butane Cartridge, Car Care Products, Cleaning Products, Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs, Diesel Fuel, Driveway Sealant, Ethanol, Fertilizers, Fluorescent tubes, Flea Powder, Floor & Furniture Polish/Wax, Gasoline, General Household Chemical, Herbicides, Insecticides, Kerosene, Lighters & Lighter Fluid, Mercury (thermometers), Metal Polishes, Motor Oil/Filters, Nail Polish/Remover, Oven Cleaner, Paint & Related Products, Pesticides, Pool Chemicals, Propane Tanks & Cylinders, Solvants, Stains, Stain Removers, Upholstery Cleaner, Used Engine Oil, Varnishes, Windshield Washer Fluid
Items NOT accepted:
Explosives, Radioactive Waste, PCBs, Bio Hazardous Waste, Ammunition, Tires, Fire Extinguishers.