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2018 Compost and Mulch Free Giveaway 4:09:14 PM2018 Compost and Mulch Free Giveaway<h2>​WHEN</h2><p><strong>May 10 & 11<br></strong>10 a.m. to 7 p.m.<br> and</p><p><strong>May 12<br></strong>8 a.m. to 2 p.m.<br> <br> Back by popular demand, the County of Simcoe is pleased to be hosting its fourth “DIRT CHEAP” compost and mulch giveaway event May 10-12. The giveaway will be held at 1257 Anne Street North, Minesing, between Snow Valley Road and Highway 26.<br><br> Compost and garden mulch will be available free to residents of Simcoe County<br>(excluding the cities of Barrie and Orillia).<br><br> “We encourage Simcoe County residents to come out to the event to continue discovering the natural benefits compost and mulch can add to your gardens.” said Rob McCullough, Director of Solid Waste Management.<br><br> Residential trucks and trailers may be loaded. Cars and vans to be self-loaded, bring your own shovel. Please note that this FREE compost and mulch giveaway is being held ONLY at 1257 Anne Street North and not at County Waste Management Facilities.<br></p><p> County Waste Management Facilities will have compost available for sale May 7, while quantities last. Mulch - Free of charge and Compost - $5 per car load/ $20 per pick-up or small trailer load.</p>
Waste Collection Impacts - Monday, April 16,-2018-All-Curbside-Waste-Collections-Cancelled.aspx4/16/2018 12:39:24 PMWaste Collection Impacts - Monday, April 16<p><strong>Monday</strong><strong> April 16, 2018:</strong> All waste collections are cancelled today due to dangerous conditions. Double collection limits apply on the next scheduled collection day (Monday, April 23rd).  <br></p><p>Please bring materials in as soon as possible to not impede with snow removal crews.  Residents may deliver up to 1 bag of household waste to County waste management facilities for free until end of business on Saturday, April 21st.  Blue box recycling and household green bin organics are free at all times. </p><p>We thank you for your appreciation of the challenges faced by collection crews. ​<br>​<br><br></p>
Spring Bi-weekly Yard Waste Collection 2:26:22 PMSpring Bi-weekly Yard Waste Collection<p>Place your materials at curbside by 7 a.m. on Monday of your collection week. <br>To determine your yard waste collection week <a href="/SolidWasteManagement/Pages/schedules.aspx">click here</a>.​</p><p>Collection may not coincide with your garbage day. Utilize paper yard waste bags, cardboard boxes, compostable bags or open ended rigid containers.</p><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. Leaf and yard waste may also be taken to County waste management facilities during regular operating hours at no charge.</p><p>For more information please contact Customer Service at <a title="Contact us" href=""></a>, 705-735-6901, or 1-800-263-3199.</p>