Citizens can place out 1 untagged bag of garbage for every 7 days starting Friday, March 27. This alter to curbside assortment will remain in effect right until Could 1, 2020, at which time it will be reassessed.
This measure is supposed to help folks and households who are self-isolating to dispose of their garbage safely and securely.
Supplemental rubbish bag tags can nevertheless be acquired by mail. Send your request and a cheque payable to The County of Prince Edward to: Shire Corridor, 332 Picton Key Street, Picton ON, KOK 2T0. Bag tags can be obtained at choose areas. Please get in touch with in advance to figure out if the retailers are open up and continue to selling tags.
Landfills and transfer sites remain open at this time for important journeys only to restrict website traffic at the web-sites and assure social distancing.
Risk-free squander disposal procedures
- Do NOT location applied tissues and napkins in the eco-friendly bin. These merchandise often come to be wind-blown when the collector opens the lid or when emptying the bin into the truck.
- Put employed tissues and napkins in the rubbish. Clean your palms later on.
- Use liners for food items waste put in the green bin.
- Bag all waste. Do not position squander loosely in garbage containers.
- If you’re sick or self-isolating for 14 days, place ANY item that has arrive into contact with your mouth, nose, or eyes into the rubbish – even goods that you ordinarily place into your blue box (water/beverage bottles, pop cans, milk/juice cartons, and so on.).
Clean up recycling reminder
Residents are reminded that only thoroughly clean, recyclable elements are accepted in the blue box program. If any of the subsequent objects are in your blue box, it will NOT be collected:
- Sanitary wipes (i.e. child wipes, alcohol wipes)
- Healthcare squander of any variety (sharps, gloves, experience mask, medicine)
- Foods waste
While these products are never ever accepted in the blue box plan, this policy is becoming strictly enforced provided the pandemic. Please use owing diligence when positioning merchandise in your waste bin, environmentally friendly bin, or recycling blue box.
Recycling in the course of self-isolation
In reaction to the modern COVID-19 outbreak, some people may be self-isolating for 14 times owing to recent journey or most likely currently being uncovered to COVID-19. For the duration of this 14-working day isolation period, to be certain the wellness and security of collections and type line employees, Quinte Waste Solutions is asking that citizens either retailer recyclables until the isolation period of time has finished (preferred) or diligently position all material into rubbish baggage and use their standard rubbish assortment working day for disposal.
A lot more details can be discovered at https://quinterecycling.org/.
Up to day data on the County’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic is posted on the County web page: www.thecounty.ca/county-inhabitants/covid-19.