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Compost Sales, Bulky Item & Clothing Collection Postponedhttps://www.simcoe.ca/SolidWasteManagement/Pages/Compost-Sales-Bulky-Item-Clothing-Collection-Postponed.aspx4/30/2020 12:51:35 PMCompost Sales, Bulky Item & Clothing Collection Postponed<p>​April 30, 2020 - As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent actions to ensure the protection of our vulnerable residents and reduce the spread of COVID-19, the following waste management programs will be postponed until further notice:</p><p><strong>Spring Residential & Commercial Compost Sales</strong> - Spring residential & commercial compost sales have been postponed until further notice in order to reduce site traffic and ensure physical distancing.  </p><p><strong>Clothing Collection</strong> - Clothing collection which was scheduled to occur in Mid-June has been postponed until further notice due to the temporary closure of the processing facility where material is sorted and graded.</p><p><strong>Call-in Bulky Item Collection</strong> - Call-in Bulky Item Collection that normally runs from June through September has been postponed until further notice. </p><p>The County hopes to reinstate these programs when it safe to do so.  Thank you for your understanding.</p><p>We encourage residents to download the free Simcoe County Collects app available on <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ca.simcoe.recollect.waste">Google Play</a> or the <a href="https://apps.apple.com/app/id1460808130">App Store</a> to receive live updates as we monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. Service Simcoe will continue to be operational for Phone or Email service, <a>service@simcoe.ca</a> or 800-263-3199.</p><p><a href="/SolidWasteManagement/Pages/Waste-Facilities-Closed-to-the-Public.aspx">Click here</a> for more information about COVID-19 as it pertains to other waste management programs.</p>
Spring Yard Waste Collectionhttps://www.simcoe.ca/SolidWasteManagement/Pages/Yard-Waste-Collection-to-Start-April-6,-2020.aspx4/3/2020 7:51:51 PMSpring Yard Waste Collection<p>Spring leaf & yard waste collection has started and will continue bi-weekly until mid-June. Yard waste must be at the curb by Monday at 7 a.m. of your collection week; collection will occur at some time during the week and does not necessarily coincide with your garbage collection day. </p><p>To determine your yard waste collection schedule<a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=a41fbfa1-82ca-4939-9932-d97b8d6ad3e9&TermSetId=fb933945-005d-43ad-bb62-b84ef1fa9284&TermId=348e3758-5c06-4462-9458-e200b2908da6"><font color="#0066cc"> click here</font></a>, check your curbside collection calendar or download the free Simcoe County Collects app:</p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-3"><strong><a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ca.simcoe.recollect.waste" target="_blank"><img src="/SolidWasteManagement/PublishingImages/google%20play.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:132px;height:39px;" /></a></strong></span><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1460808130" target="_blank" style="color:#000000;"><img src="/SolidWasteManagement/PublishingImages/NEW%20APP%20LOGO.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:134px;height:40px;" /></a> </p><p>Yard waste must be placed in:</p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li> Kraft paper yard waste bags</li><li> Compostable bags</li><li> Cardboard boxes </li><li> Open-ended rigid containers</li></ul><p>Plastic bags are not permitted. Brush must be contained as above or bundled securely with string, be no larger than 2 meters in length and 30 centimeters in diameter. The County reserves the right to limit quantities. Please avoid taking yard waste to a County Waste Facility as they are currently open for urgent disposal needs only.</p><p>For more information please contact Customer Service at <a href="mailto:service@simcoe.ca">service@simcoe.ca</a> or call 1-800-263-3199.</p>
Important COVID-19 NEWShttps://www.simcoe.ca/SolidWasteManagement/Pages/Waste-Facilities-Closed-to-the-Public.aspx3/17/2020 4:13:12 PMImportant COVID-19 NEWS<p>The County is taking precautions to help protect our vulnerable residents and reduce the spread of COVID-19. Important instructions and impacts related to waste management programs are listed below and will be updated regularly.</p><p>We encourage residents to download the free Simcoe County Collects app available on <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ca.simcoe.recollect.waste"><font color="#0066cc">Google Play</font></a> or the <a href="https://apps.apple.com/app/id1460808130"><font color="#0066cc">App Store</font></a> to receive live updates as we monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. Service Simcoe will continue to be operational for Phone or Email service, <a href="mailto:service@simcoe.ca"><font color="#0066cc">service@simcoe.ca</font></a> or 800-263-3199. </p><p><a href="/CorporateCommunications/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx"><font color="#0066cc">Click here </font></a>for more information about COVID-19 as it pertains to other County of Simcoe Services. </p><table class="ms-rteTable-2" cellspacing="0" style="width:635px;"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableHeaderRow-2"><th class="ms-rteTableHeaderEvenCol-2" rowspan="1" colspan="1" style="width:117px;height:41px;"><h2 class="ms-rteElement-H2B"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-1-0">Program / Facility</span></h2></th><th class="ms-rteTableHeaderOddCol-2" rowspan="1" colspan="1" style="width:408.75px;height:41px;"><h2 class="ms-rteElement-H2B"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-1-0">​​Impact​</span><br></h2></th></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-2"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2" rowspan="1" style="width:117px;"><p><strong><strong>Waste Facilities Restrictions</strong></strong></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-2" rowspan="1" style="width:408.75px;"><p>​<strong>Update May 12 - </strong>Additional Waste Facilities will re-open starting May 25 with extended hours of operation. Restrictions related to essential or critical use of the sites, as well as COVID-19 precautionary measures remain in effect.  <a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=a41fbfa1-82ca-4939-9932-d97b8d6ad3e9&TermSetId=fb933945-005d-43ad-bb62-b84ef1fa9284&TermId=ab133ec8-4c3e-4f4e-8bf2-818b544120a0"><font color="#0066cc">Click here for more details</font><font color="#0066cc">.</font></a></p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-2"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2" rowspan="1" style="width:117px;"><p><strong>​Clothing Collection</strong></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-2" rowspan="1" style="width:408.75px;"><p>​Clothing collection which was scheduled to occur in Mid-June has been postponed until further notice due to the temporary closure of the processing facility where material is sorted and graded.</p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-2"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2" rowspan="1" style="width:117px;"><p><strong>Call-in </strong><strong>Bulky Item Collection</strong></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-2" rowspan="1" style="width:408.75px;"><p>Call-in Bulky Item Collection that normally runs from June through September has been postponed until further notice.</p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-2"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2" rowspan="1" style="width:117px;"><p><strong>Spring ​Compost Sales</strong></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-2" rowspan="1" style="width:408.75px;"><p>Spring residential & commercial compost sales have been postponed until further notice in order to reduce site traffic and ensure physical distancing.  </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-2"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2" rowspan="1" style="width:117px;"><p><strong>Curbside Collection Instructions</strong></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-2" rowspan="1" style="width:408.75px;"><p>​​Curbside waste collections are continuing however collection times and operations may fluctuate based on staffing levels. The following safety measures for curbside collection have been put into effect to ensure the wellbeing of our waste collection operators and limit the spread of COVID-19:</p><ol><li>All green bin organic materials <span lang="EN-US" style="text-decoration:underline;">must be bagged</span>, sealed and placed inside green bins. <span lang="EN-US" style="text-decoration:underline;">Compostable bags are preferred</span>; however, *plastic bags are being accepted on a temporary basis to assist residents with this change </li><li>All garbage must be bagged and sealed properly</li><li>Residential units may place out diapers in clear, sealed bags on their garbage day without additional bag tags</li><li>Exercise physical distancing with collection operators </li></ol><p>*Note the County's contracted organics processor is temporarily accepting plastic bags and will continue to separate and divert organic materials in support of the environment. All plastic bags (clear, grocery, garbage) will be accepted but must be sealed and placed inside green bins. </p></td></tr></tbody></table>
Ontario Works and Children Services Office Relocationhttps://www.simcoe.ca/CorporateCommunications/Pages/Ontario-Works-and-Children's-Services-Office-Relocation-.aspx7/23/2019 8:38:42 PMOntario Works and Children Services Office Relocation<p>​​Please note that effective Monday, July 29, 2019 both the Ontario Works and Children Services Office in Collingwood will be permanently relocated to our new location: 485 Second Street in Collingwood, ON. *Please note the new office will officially open to the public at noon on Monday, July 29th</p><p>Our last day at the current Collingwood location (186 Hurontario Street) will be Friday July 26th.</p><p>Please do not hesitate to contact the County with any questions or concerns at 705-722-3132.</p><p> </p><h2>Déménagement d'Ontario au travail et Services à l'enfance à la communauté</h2><p>S.V.P. noter que l'emplacement de l'Ontario au travail et services à l'enfance dans la communauté de Collingwood va déménager en permanence à notre nouvel endroit le 29 juillet 2019: 485 Deuxième Rue dans Collingwood, ON.  * Notez s'il vous plaît que le nouveau bureau sera officiellement ouvert au public à midi, lundi, le 29 juillet, 2019.</p><p>Notre dernier jour à l'endroit de Collingwood actuel (186 Rue Hurontario) sera vendredi, le 26 juillet, 2019.</p><p>N'hésitez pas de contacter le Comté avec n'importe quelles questions ou inquiétude, vous pouvez nous appeler au 705-722-3132.</p>
Request for Sponsorship - Annual Warden's Galahttps://www.simcoe.ca/CorporateCommunications/Pages/request-for-sponsorship-15-9-16.aspx9/16/2015 1:57:59 PMRequest for Sponsorship - Annual Warden's Gala<span lang="EN">The County of Simcoe is actively seeking sponsorship for the Annual Warden’s Gala Dinner benefiting the United Way Greater Simcoe County. By supporting the United Way, you are investing in your community and helping those most in need. <br><br></span><span lang="EN">Any person(s) or businesses interested in becoming a sponsor for this event, please visit </span><a href="http://wardensgala.simcoe.ca/">wardensgala.simcoe.ca</a> for more sponsorship opportunities. Thank you to all.

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