Response to COVID-19

Posted April 3, 2020

In a continued effort to protect the community and stop the spread of COVID-19, all Town facilities, including the Civic Centre, community centres, libraries and recreational spaces will remain closed until further notice. All spring programs, facility permits, and Town events are cancelled until June 30, 2020For a full list of updates and frequently asked questions please visit our dedicated COVID-19 page

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What does not go in the Green Bin

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  • Plastic wrap, baggies, sandwich bags
  • Plastic items such as food containers (e.g. yogurt or margarine tubs), cutlery
  • Plastic milk bags
  • Styrofoam
  • Foil
  • Wax paper
  • Candles
  • Artificial flowers and plants
  • Leather, textiles, clothing
  • Rugs, carpets
  • Cigarette butts, tobacco
  • Corks (from wine bottles, etc.)
  • Gum
  • Gift wrap
  • Popsicle sticks and toothpicks
  • Ear cleaners, cotton balls, make-up removal pads, dental floss
  • Disposable mop sheets
  • Dryer lint, dryer sheets
  • Vacuum cleaner bags and contents
  • Dead animals
  • Fireplace or BBQ ashes
  • Wood
  • Recyclable materials