Waste Collection

Weekly Garbage Collection

The contents of your garbage collection should be what remains after the selective collections. Therefore, this fraction of waste must not contain recyclable and / or organic materials.

The garbage collections take place once a week on Thursdays.

General Instructions

The garbage collection is mechanised, therefore in order for your bin to be picked up, it is IMPORTANT to follow the following rules:

  • The black bin should be placed at the end of the driveway with the wheels facing the house and the cover should be closed but unlocked;
  • The collection is on Thursdays and it starts at 7:00 am;
  • No items placed next to the bin will be picked up and the cover must be closed;
  • The bin should be placed at the curb only after 6:00 pm the evening before the collection or before 7:00 am at the latest the day of the collection.

When left on the streets or on the sidewalk, the garbage, recycling and organic bins interfere with snow removal operations and branch pick up. To avoid slowing down these operations, it is important to place the bins inside the edge of your property.


Organic Waste Collection

Organic waste is comprised of leaves,  twigs, crop residues, dead roots, kitchen residues, etc.

The weekly brown bin collection is on Monday mornings.

Organic residues (twigs, leaves, plants and weeds) can be deposited for collection along with your brown bin during the gardening months, from April through November inclusively.  

General instructions:

To ensure that your container is picked up, it is IMPORTANT to follow  these important points:

  • The wheeled brown bin should be placed at the end of the driveway so that the wheels are facing the house, the cover should be closed but unlocked;
  • The collection is on Mondays, starting at 7:00 am.
  • Nothing can be deposited next to the bin in the winter months from December to March as only the brown bin will be emptied. Also, make sure the lid is closed;
  • Under no circumstances will plastic bags (including biodegradable or other) be accepted in the organic waste pick-up;
  • The wheeled brown bin should be placed at the curb only after 6:00 pm the evening before the collection or before 7:00 am at the latest the day of the collection.

Please find hereafter a few helpful guides for the organic waste collection:

ORGANIC WASTE COLLECTION                           

WHAT GOES WHERE?

When left on the streets or on the sidewalk, the garbage, recycling and organic bins interfere with snow removal operations and branch pick up. To avoid slowing down these operations, it is important to place the bins inside the edge of your property.


Recycling collection

The recycling collection takes place weekly every Monday.

To reduce your garbage quantity, please maximize your recycling and composting.

General Instructions

The recycling collection is mechanised, therefore in order for your bin to be picked up, it is IMPORTANT to follow the following rules:

  • The wheeled blue bin should be placed at the end of the driveway so that the wheels are facing the house;
  • The collection is on Mondays and it starts at 7:00 am;
  • No items placed next to the bin will be picked up and the cover must be closed;
  • The recycling bin should be placed at the curb only after 6:00 pm the evening before the collection or before 7:00 am at the latest the day of the collection.

When left on the streets or on the sidewalk, the garbage, recycling and organic bins interfere with snow removal operations and branch pick up. To avoid slowing down these operations, it is important to place the bins inside the edge of your property.

What you can deposit in your recycling bin


Branches

The official branch collection takes place on Tuesdays every two weeks from mid-April to mid-November (weather permitting).

2020 Branch collection schedule to come

Occasionally, collection days may vary depending on the urgent tasks required by the Public Works employees.

In order to facilitate the collection, here are the conditions to be respected:

  • Branches must be placed on your property approximately 1 metre from the edge of the road and in small piles with the trimmed edge facing towards the road.
  • Branches must not exceed 7,5 cm (three inches) in diameter as this service is intended only to handle branches from minor pruning or from storm damage.  Waste from pruning or felling trees performed by private contractors will not be collected.
  • Roots, stumps, metal or plastic objects, as well as rocks must be removed.
  • Non complying branches will not be collected, as a result, a notice explaining areas of non-conformity will be left in the mail box for future reference.
     

In addition, the municipality offers shredded branches (wood chips), free of charge, to citizens.  In order to obtain this transformed material, please contact the Town Hall at 514 457-6020 to reserve your quantity.


Composting

Home composting is a practice that is both simple and easy to adopt in order to enhance organic matter in the kitchen and garden. Since materials are composted on site, composting helps to reduce landfills as well as reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

In order for your composting process to be successful, it must contain only small quantities of plant materials.  It is therefore advantageous to join the collection of organic materials in conjunction with home composting.

For a list of organic materials that can be composted you may consult the '' Handy Guide to Home Composting " on the City of Montreal's website.

CITY OF MONTREAL

Click to view a short video on how your green waste is transformed into compost at the Complexe environnemental de Saint-Michel (please note that his video is in French only).


Bulk waste collection

When you wish to eliminate bulk items that can be reused, consider the following '' payback'' option by contacting an organization that helps people in need by supplying used goods at a reduced price.

 

Bulk  items that cannot be reused or recycled take the path of elimination.

The municipality offers Bulk Waste Collections on the following dates:

Thursday January 9th, 2020

Thursday May 21st, 2020

Thursday July 9th, 2020

Thursday September 9th, 2020

 

Declined Items :

  • Asphalt, brick, cement, gravel, stone, sand, peat, asphalt shingles
  • Garbage and dead animals
  •  Mechanical parts, equipment or carcasses of vehicle or tires 
  • Hazardous waste (paint, chemical, toxic or explosive products), garden waste, construction waste
  • Refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, propane tanks
  • TV's and screens
  • Any items that can be recycled or routed for reuse such as books, clothing, small furniture, electronics and computers.
  • Construction residue resulting from major construction work is refused. However, small building materials (from minor renovations) are accepted if there are no safety issues (nails, glass, contaminations, etc.).

Recyc-mattresses

Instead of sending your old mattress to a landfill, think of recycling it! For additional information, please Click on this link


EcoCentres


Leaves

Leaves will be picked up with your organic waste collection.  You may place your leaves in paper bags, cardboard boxes, rigid containers as well as in your brown organic bin.

Important – Please note that no plastic bags, biodegradable, compostable or other, will be accepted on the organic waste collections.

As in previous years, the Village of Senneville is pleased to supply you with thirty (30) large leaf paper bags that are available at Town Hall at the end of the month of September.


Christmas Trees

The Village of Senneville invites you to dispose of your Christmas tree in an ecological way.

Deposit your tree at the curb after having removed all the decorations.

Our Public Works department will drive through the streets of Senneville to collect the trees and the nicest ones will be installed to embellish Senneville Park for its annual Winter Carnival.

At the end of the event, the trees will be shredded into wood chips that will be used in turn by the Village of Senneville or its citizens.


Household Hazardous Waste

Hazardous waste is used oils, used oil filters, paints, aerosols, removers, glue, solvents, cleaning products, insecticides, chemical products, batteries, propane tanks, acids, and other hazardous waste.

The City of Montreal organizes a special drop off collection that takes place once a year in various neighboring locations as indicated on the collection schedule calendar. You must bring your hazardous products at the location on the day and hour specified on that calendar found below.

Also, Senneville residents can bring the following hazardous products at these specific locations:

TOWN HALL:  We accept ink cartridges, cell phones as well as batteries in the specified containers found in the reception area that are accessible Monday through Thrusday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 12:45 pm to 4:30 pm and Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.

MUNICIPAL GARAGE:  We accept paints, used oil, aerosols, acids, solvents, removers, cleaning products, glue and pesticides.