The robins are singing, the hares are changing colour and the weather is gradually improving. That all means we are ready to start thinking about cleaning up what the melting snow has left behind in the park spaces and back lanes, and spring cleaning our homes, yards and garages!

The Northern Hills Community Association and Northstar (Panorama) Residents’ Association are partnering again for our ANNUAL COMMUNITY CLEAN UP! 

Volunteers go out to all the Northern Hills communities and help to clean them up by picking up litter in our green spaces, medians and back lanes. Residents can also bring in their unwanted items from their spring clear out to one central location for disposal, recycling or reuse! (See below)

WHEN: 9 AM – 2 PM on Saturday, May 27, 2017
WHERE: Panorama Hills e-Community Centre (88 Panamount Hill NW)

Items accepted:

  • Organic Material (City of Calgary): brush, grass clippings, leaves, branches, clean fill (no rocks), tree trimmings, and other general yard waste that can compost.
  • Electronics (eCycle): computers/laptops, computer-related items, TV’s, TV-related items. Visit ecyclesolutions.com for more details.
  • Clothing, small household items, mobility equipment, and children’s toys (Women in Need Society): Visit www.womeninneed.net/donate-goods/ for a list of items that can be donated.
  • Large Furniture and Garbage (City of Calgary): Will only be disposed/sent to the landfill; if your furniture is still usable, we encourage you to please call the Women In Need Society and ask how you can donate your usable furniture.
  • Check back in late April / early May, as we also may be adding a confidential shredding service too!

Items NOT accepted:

  • Tires
  • Metals
  • Paint, Liquids, Household Chemicals
  • Car Batteries
  • Glass
  • Home Appliances, Microwaves
  • Propane and Helium Tanks

Some of these items can be dropped off at our local Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off at the Country Hills Multi Services centre (fire/police) opposite Vivo (11955 Country Village Link NE).

Want to Help?

We’re looking for volunteers! Come join us! Grab a bag and some gloves, and go out there and clean up whichever areas you feel need a spring clean! Contact volunteer@northernhills.ab.ca to sign up.

Cleaning Supplies can be picked up at the Panorama Hills e-Community Centre starting at 9 AM.

BBQ & refreshments with the NHCA Building Safer Communities (Blockwatch) Committee will be available during and after the clean-up for volunteers! Good Earth Coventry is providing FREE coffee/hot chocolate to volunteers!

THANKS TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS!

      

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