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Last updated: 08/14/2018
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Branch collection

Special branch collection in Saint-Lazare on Monday, August 20th

Saint-Lazare (Québec), Tuesday, August 14 th, 2018  -  Following the strong winds and the violent thunderstorms arisen in the evening of Monday, August 6th, 2018 in Saint-Lazare, the City will proceed with a special branch collection.

The collection :

 A.   Aims ONLY at collecting branches broken during the violent thunderstorms. Thank you for reserving your seasonal pruning for the next collection planned on Monday, October 15th, 2018 which serves this purpose;
 B.  

 branches must be placed by the curb no later than 7 a.m. Monday, August 20th, 2018

 C.  

will be carried out by municipal employees in alternation with their daily work. The collection will be completed once they have completed a single city tour. The team will not go back twice on the same street.


Conditions must be respected :

1. All branches placed at the curb must meet all requirements
2.  Non-compliance may lead to a refusal to pick up the branches
3. Quantity and volume accepted 15 m long x 3 m deep x 1.5 m high;
4. Branches are all placed by the side of the road, the larger branch tips must all be placed towards the street;
5. Logs, stumps and roots are not accepted;
6. Branches diameter must not exceed 25 cm;
7. Branches do not contain debris/garbage (e.g.: stones, metal pieces, green residues).


For more information, please contact the public work division at 450 424-8000 ext. 250 or by email at travauxpublics@ville.saint-lazare.qc.ca.

Branch Collections


The fall regular collection will take place from mid-October to mi-November. Branches must be on the side of the street before Monday, October 15th, 2018, at 7 a.m. One time pick-up only.


For more information, please contact the public work division at 450 424-8000 ext. 250 or by email at .

Conditions

To be picked-up, all branches MUST comply to ALL CONDITIONS listed below:

  • quantity and volume accepted 15 m long x 3 m deep x 1.5 m high;
  • branches are all placed by the side of the road, the larger branch tips must all be placed towards the street;
  • logs, stumps and roots are not accepted;
  • branches diameter must not exceed 15 cm;
  • branches do not contain debris/garbage (e.g.: stones, metal pieces, green residues);
  • branches are all placed by the side of the road no later than Monday 7 a.m. and no more than 7 days before the week of the collection.

Chipping

You can rent equipment and chip your branches. Then, use them in your flower beds.

Or you can contact a certified pruner to get the job done.

Reuse

There are many ways to upcycle trees and branches. Check Pinterest for many suggestions! There is no limit to your imagination!

Last option

You may, as a last resort, wrap your branches in bundles and/or make them visible in boxes (maximum weight of 50 pounds each) and place them beside your bin on the 1st garbage collection of the month (bulk waste). NO BAGS will be picked up.

If you have a large quantity, try to space their disposal out between garbage collections.

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1960, chemin Sainte-Angélique, Saint-Lazare (Québec), J7T 3A3
Telephone: 450 424-8000

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