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Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services » Social & Community Development » Seniors

Garden Refuse Pick-up Program for Seniors

Rules and Regulations

  • Garden refuse will be picked up for senior citizens (65 yrs and older) once in the spring (April and May) and once in the fall (September and October).
  • Refuse is defined as: "spoils from the garden" such as:
    Leaves, grass clippings, and minor prunings from trees and shrubs.
  • Large branches from trees which have had major pruning work or where the tree has been completely removed will not be picked up.
  • Bags containing trash or other sanitation material will not be picked up.
  • All materials must be neatly piled at the curb, roadside or alley (outside fence) and must not exceed what would normally fit into the rear of a half ton pick up truck.
  • Loose materials must be bagged or boxed.
  • Pick ups will be scheduled for FRIDAYS where possible. If not, pick up will take place the following Monday.

Parks Operations
955 Concordia Way
Phone 250 828 3551

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