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Garbage collection changes for Easter

Waste and recycle collection will change next week.
Garbage collection changes for week before Easter. (File photo)
THUNDER BAY – Curbside waste collection dates, city wide, will change next week due to Good Friday.
Garbage and recycling collection will move one day earlier next week, starting on March 29, for all residents. There will be no collection on Good Friday.
The following are the Easter holiday waste collection changes:
Area 1 Zone 1 Garbage Monday, March 29
Area 1 Zone 2 Garbage and recycling Monday, March 29
Area 2 Zone 1 Garbage Tuesday, March 30
Area 2 Zone 2 Garbage and recycling Tuesday, March 30
Area 3 Zone 1 Garbage Wednesday, March 31
Area 3 Zone 2 Garbage and recycling Wednesday, March 31
Area 4 Zone 1 Garbage Thursday, April 1
Area 4 Zone 2 Garbage and recycling Thursday, April 1
Residents are reminded that they can receive waste and recycling collection reminders by phone, email or text message by signing up to the City’s ReCollect service at:
In addition to the waste collection changes, the City of Thunder Bay’s Solid Waste & Recycling Facility and the recycling depots will be operating on holiday hours:
Good Friday, April 2 Closed
Saturday, April 3 8 a..m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 4 Closed
Monday, April 5 Closed

Regular hours return on Tuesday, April 6.
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