Automated Waste Collection Program
Automated Waste Collection is here in the Town of Barrhead. It's a cleaner, safer, and smarter way to collect waste. Low Density Residential use black wheeled waste carts while High Density Residential, Businesses, and Institutions will receive collection bins. The automated trucks empty the carts and bins using a mechanical arm, making collection safer for our workers. Although this video was shot in a different municipality, please watch this short clip to understand how the new automated waste collection truck will operate.
RESIDENTIAL WASTE (Low Density)
Quick Cart Facts
- Your scheduled collection day will not change.
- There is no charge for your cart.
- All waste collection will now take place in front of your residence.
- There will be no more waste collection using lane-ways.
- Your cart is tied to your address using a serial number
Using Your Cart
1. PARK IT
On the street with wheels 1m (3ft) away from the curb or shoulder if there is no curb.
2. POINT IT
Position the cart with the arrow on the lid pointing towards the street.
3. SPACE IT
Leave at least 1m (3ft) of space around all sides of the cart. An arm’s length is roughly 1m.
DOs and DON'Ts For Your New Cart
For additional information you can consult our Black Cart User Guide or visit our Automated Waste Cart FAQ page. If you still have questions or concerns, please contact the Town Office at 780-674-3301 or email@example.com.
RESIDENTIAL WASTE (High Density)For residential buildings with 3 or more dwelling units such as 4-plexes or apartment buildings, automated bins will be arriving later in the summer. Until that time there is no change to the current collection routine.
COMMERCIAL WASTEFor all commercial and industrial buildings, large automated bins and containers will become available later in the summer. Until that time there is no change to the current collection routine.