Curbside pickup every Wednesday. If Wednesday falls on a holiday then the pickup day will be posted on the website under notices. Recyclables and garbage should be at the curb by 7:00 a.m.
Recycling materials must be put in clear or clear blue bags only. Bulk cardboard products must be bundled and do not need to be put in bags.
There is a 2 bag per household limit on garbage collection. Tags for extra bags are $0.50 each and can be purchased at the Municipal Office – 126 Bridge Rd, Headingley Foods - 8515 Roblin Blvd.
The R.M. of Headingley accepts the following items for recycling:
- Newspapers, flyers, magazines, and catalogues
- Aluminum cans, steel/tin cans
- Glass jars and bottles
- Plastic bags
- Plastic containers - including PET #1, HDPE #2, #5 and #7
All jars/cans/bottles must be clean. Place all paper in bags to keep dry (wet paper will not be accepted). Flatten all plastic jugs, bottles and boxboard. Corrugated cardboard must be flattened and tied in bundles. Any items that are not recyclable will be left in the bin. Styrofoam is not accepted.
Large items, such as appliances and furniture, will be picked up on the regular collection day but arrangements must be made in advance by calling the municipal office by noon Tuesday prior to the collection day. Appliances containing freon gas require special handling and are subject to a fee of $25.00 per unit.
Most electronic re-cycling including, TVs, computers, printers etc can be brought to UrbanMine, 72 Rothwell Street, Winnipeg, phone 204-774-0192 web site www.urbanmine.ca
Household Hazardous Waste
A waste collection and used oil depot is located at Miller Environmental Corp., 1803 Hekla Avenue, for the disposal of Household Hazardous Waste. Hours of operation are Mon – Fri 9:00 am to 3:00 pm year round, First and Last Sat of each month from Apr 1 to Sept 30 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. There is no charge for this service. Hazardous Waste includes: Aerosol cans, varnish remover, insect repellent, cleaners (toilet, oven, drain), car batteries, chemical lawn fertilizers, paint brush cleaners/solvents, propane cylinders, antifreeze, BBQ and camping fuel, swimming pool chemicals, weed and insect killer, gasoline, and left over paint. Hazardous waste should never be placed out for recycling/garbage collection, be dumped in sewers, drains or open bodies of water, buried in the ground, burned, or disposed of in landfills.