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Winter Collection Remindershttps://www.simcoe.ca/SolidWasteManagement/Pages/Winter-Collection-Reminders.aspx1/8/2020 9:01:05 PMWinter Collection Reminders<p>​Waste must be placed in a visible location at the end of your driveway, not on a snowbank.  If necessary, clear a small area.</p><p>To prevent material from freezing, line your green bin with newspaper or a paper carry- out tray and keep recyclables in a dry location.</p><p>Stack recycling boxes and do not overfill to prevent materials from blowing out.</p><p>If materials are hit by snow removal equipment or are filled with snow prior to collection, it is the resident's responsibility to clean up the materials.</p><p>When inclement weather or poor road conditions result in the cancellation or delay of collection services, get notified directly by downloading the Simcoe County Collects App <span style="font-size:1em;">through </span><a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ca.simcoe.recollect.waste" style="font-size:1em;"><font color="#0066cc">Google Play</font></a><span style="font-size:1em;"> or the </span><a href="https://apps.apple.com/app/id1460808130" style="font-size:1em;"><font color="#0066cc">App Store</font></a>​ or sign up for service alerts <a href="/SolidWasteManagement/Pages/schedules.aspx">here</a>.</p>
Christmas Tree Collectionshttps://www.simcoe.ca/SolidWasteManagement/Pages/Christmas-Tree-Collections.aspx1/8/2020 8:52:14 PMChristmas Tree Collections<p>​Christmas tree collection occurs biweekly in January and must be placed out by 7 am on the Monday of your Christmas Tree Collection Week.  Remove plastic bags, decorations and stands. The maximum size is 2 m; if longer, cut into smaller sections.</p><p>To determine your Christmas tree collection schedule download the Simcoe County Collects App <span style="font-size:1em;">through </span><a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ca.simcoe.recollect.waste" style="font-size:1em;"><font color="#0066cc">Google Play</font></a><span style="font-size:1em;"> or the </span><a href="https://apps.apple.com/app/id1460808130" style="font-size:1em;"><font color="#0066cc">App Store</font></a>​ or <a href="/SolidWasteManagement/Pages/schedules.aspx"><font color="#0066cc">click here​</font></a> to view your schedule.</p><p><a href="/SolidWasteManagement/Pages/leaf.aspx"><font color="#0066cc">Click here</font></a> for more information about Christmas tree collection.</p><div> </div>