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News and Updates - Operations Department

Posted on: August 8, 2019

Grass Clippings in Black Garbage Bins

Grass Clippins in Black Garbage Bin

Please be advised that grass clipping are not to be deposed in black garage bins. There have been reports of residents deposing of wet grass clippings in black bins for garbage pick-up.

 The GFL residential garbage pick-up trucks cannot properly lift the garbage bins if grass clippings are in it. Often the bin will fall into the truck and it be destroyed.

 GLF has begun handing out Violation Tags to bins that have grass clippings in it. 

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Residents are reminded to depose of grass clippings at the Slave Lake Recycling Centre located in the North East section of town.

 At this time the Town of Slave Lake and GFL Environmental Inc. would also like to remind all residents that items in the bin must be bagged.

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