Garbage and recycling collection has been delayed in Niagara

Garbage and recycling collection has been delayed in Niagara due to the weather.

Regional officials say due to extreme winter weather, garbage and recycling collection is delayed across Niagara.

The following collection schedule is in effect:

If your normal collection day is Wednesday (March 15) it will be collected by Thursday (March 16 by 7 p.m.)

If your normal collection day is Thursday (March 16) it will be collected by Friday (March 17 by 7 p.m.) 

If your normal collection day is Friday (March 17) it will be collected on the same day Friday (March 17 by 7 p.m.) 

**Also a reminder that residents whose collection day was Tuesday, March 14, will have their material collected on Saturday, March 18. Material must be placed curbside by 7 a.m.

Residents should continue to place their material curbside on their regular collection day by 7 a.m., and ensure all waste and recycling containers are visible and accessible to collection staff.

Residents whose area was not collected by 7 p.m. are advised to bring in their material from the curb overnight and place it curbside for collection no later than 7 a.m. tomorrow.

Garbage and recycling containers should not be placed in or on top of snow banks. In some cases, it may be necessary to clear an area of snow in order to safely place material at the curbside for collection.

There will be no change to the one-bag garbage limit for any collection day.

Recycling and organics collection is unlimited.