Hamilton’s recycling centres, waste stations to reopen following issue with contractor

Hamilton’s three community recycling centres are all expected to reopen by Tuesday after a weekend “operational disruption” involving its contractor.



a sign on the side of a road: Two of Hamilton's community recycling centres will be open by noon on Monday, while the centre in Dundas is expected to reopen by 8 a.m. on Tuesday


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Two of Hamilton’s community recycling centres will be open by noon on Monday, while the centre in Dundas is expected to reopen by 8 a.m. on Tuesday

In a release issued on Sunday evening, the city said it’s implemented contingency plans to allow the community recycling centres on Kenora Avenue and Kilbride Road to reopen at 12 p.m. on Monday, while the Olympic Drive centre in Dundas will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday.

The city’s waste transfer stations all reopened at 8 a.m. Monday morning.

The operation disruption was caused by contractor Waste Connections asking for more money due to COVID-19 and an increase in tonnages from more residents clearing out their yards, homes and garages.

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Hamilton’s recycling centres, waste stations to reopen following issue with contractor – Hamilton

Hamilton’s three community recycling centres are all expected to reopen by Tuesday after a weekend “operational disruption” involving its contractor.

In a release issued on Sunday evening, the city said it’s implemented contingency plans to allow the community recycling centres on Kenora Avenue and Kilbride Road to reopen at 12 p.m. on Monday, while the Olympic Drive centre in Dundas will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday.

The city’s waste transfer stations all reopened at 8 a.m. Monday morning.

The operation disruption was caused by contractor Waste Connections asking for more money due to COVID-19 and an increase in tonnages from more residents clearing out their yards, homes and garages.

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Catherine McCausland, the city’s manager of recycling and waste disposal, said Waste Connections gave the city “a little bit of notice” that there would

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