Public Advisory

The City of St. John's posts public advisories whenever we have an interruption in service to ensure the public is kept informed. Some of the categories of advisories include water, garbage, recreation, traffic and building closures. The view below lists advisories that are upcoming or currently on-going.
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Start/End Date: Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Areas 2A/2B

Due to forecasted weather conditions, waste collection for Area 2A/2B including recycling for 2B is postponed and will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020. Garbage collection for Area 3A/3B including recycling for 3B will also take place as scheduled on Wednesday Dec. 23, 2020....

Posted On: Monday, December 21, 2020 - 2:01pm
Start/End Date: Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Areas 3A/3B

Due to forecasted weather conditions, waste collection for Area 3 including recycling for 3A is postponed and will take place on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020.

Garbage collection for Area 4 including recycling for 4A will also take place as scheduled on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020.

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Posted On: Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 2:20pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 10:30am to 4:00pm
Location: Residential Drop Off, Robin Hood Bay, 340 East White Hills Road

Due to extreme wind, the Residential Drop Off (RDO) at the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility is closed for the remainder of today Tuesday, November 24, 2020.

The RDO will reopen as regularly scheduled at 8 a.m. Wednesday, November 25, 2020.

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Posted On: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 10:24am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Areas 2A/2B

Due to forecasted weather conditions, waste collection for Area 2 including recycling for 2B is postponed and will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020.

Garbage collection for Area 3 including recycling for 3B will also take place as scheduled on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020.

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Posted On: Monday, November 23, 2020 - 2:05pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 8:15am to 4:00pm
Location: Residential Drop Off, Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility, 340 East White Hills Road

There is a high volume of traffic at the Residential Drop Off (RDO) at Robin Hood Bay today Tuesday, May 19. 

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Posted On: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 9:31am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 7:15am to 11:00am
Location: Robin Hood Bay

There will be a delayed opening at Robin Hood Bay Landfill this morning due to a fire, that has now been contained. The landfill will be closed to commercial haulers, with a further announcement at 11a.m. Garbage collection within the City of St. John's will not be affected by this delay.

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Posted On: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 7:21am
Start/End Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Garbage Area 3 & Residential Drop Off

Due to forecasted weather conditions garbage collection for Area 3 is postponed by one day and will take place on Thursday, March 26, 2020.

Garbage collection for Area 4 will also take place as scheduled on Thursday, March 26, 2020.

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Posted On: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 1:50pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 5:45pm to Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 3:00pm
Location: Area 3A/B

Due to forecasted weather conditions, waste collection for Area 3 including recycling for 3B is postponed and will take place on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020.

Garbage collection for Area 4 including recycling for 4B will also take place as scheduled on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020.

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Posted On: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 5:42pm
Start/End Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 11:15am to 4:00pm
Location: Residential Drop Off, Robin Hood Bay, 340 East White Hills Road

Due to extreme wind, the Residential Drop Off (RDO) at the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility is closed for the remainder of today Saturday, Feb. 8.

The RDO will reopen as regularly scheduled at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020.

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Posted On: Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 11:24am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 8:00am to Friday, January 24, 2020 - 4:00pm
Location: Areas 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Due to conditions from the storm on January 17, 2020, curbside collection for garbage and recyclables is cancelled for the rest of the week.  

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Posted On: Monday, January 20, 2020 - 3:12pm
Start/End Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility

Due to forecasted weather conditions, the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility will be closed Saturday, January 18, 2020 to both residential and commercial users.   The site will reopen to commercial users on Monday, January 20, 2020 and residential users on Tuesday, January 21, 2020....

Posted On: Friday, January 17, 2020 - 10:29am
Start/End Date: Friday, January 17, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Areas 5A/5B

Due to forecasted weather conditions, waste collection for Area 5 including recycling for 5A is postponed and will take place on Monday, January 20, 2020. Garbage collection for Area 1 including recycling for 1B will also take place as scheduled on Monday, January 20, 2020....

Posted On: Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 1:21pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Areas 4A/4B

Due to forecasted wind conditions, waste collection for Area 4 including recycling for 4B is postponed and will take place on Friday, January 10, 2020. Garbage collection for Area 5 including recycling for 5B will also take place as scheduled on Friday, January 10, 2020....

Posted On: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:39pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Areas 2A and 2B

Residents of St. John's are advised that due to forecasted high winds, garbage and recycling collection for Tuesday, December 10, 2019 will be rescheduled to Wednesday, December 11, 2019. ...

Posted On: Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:02am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm
Location: City Website

The City of St. John's e-Updates will be intermittently unavailable Nov 5 from 12:00 p.m. to Nov 5 12:30 p.m. This interruption affects the e-Updates including but not limited to News, Public Notices, Traffic Advisories, Water Advisories, Recreation Advisories, Garbage and Recycling, Close...

Posted On: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 10:03am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 8:30am to 8:00pm
Location: City of St. John's

Please be advised that Recycling pick up will be late today. All recycling will be picked up today, August 27, 2019 by 8p.m.

The City of St. John'a apologize for any inconvenience.
 

Posted On: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 8:45am
Start/End Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Robin Hood Waste Management Facility

Please be advised that Robin Hood Bay Landfill is open today July 31, 2019 for Commercial drop off at 8a.m. and for Residential drop off starting at noon.

 
 

Posted On: Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 7:58am
Start/End Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 6:30am to 4:00pm
Location: Waste Collection Areas 4A & 4B

Due to high wind warnings, those with automated garbage carts in area 4A & 4B waste collection is cancelled today Thursday, April 4.   ...

Posted On: Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 6:45am
Start/End Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location: St. John's

The error that caused incorrect waste collection schedules and reminders has now been fixed. If you have downloaded the app or are signed up for reminders or alerts, the schedules and new messages you receive are correct.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Posted On: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 9:53am
Start/End Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Location: City Website

The City of St. John's website will be intermittently unavailable February 28 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. This interruption affects the Website, Tenders (bids.stjohns.ca), Mapcentre and Automatic Vehicle Lookup (AVL)....

Posted On: Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 1:51pm
Start/End Date: Monday, January 21, 2019 - 6:45am to 4:30pm
Location: Automated Collection

We are cancelling the AUTOMATED COLLECTION today due to high wind warnings. Residents with city issued carts...

Posted On: Monday, January 21, 2019 - 6:25am
Start/End Date: Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Location: Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility, 340 East White Hills Road

Due to high winds and near zero visibility, the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility is closed to both residential and commercial users for the remainder of today Wednesday, Jan. 2.

The RHB Waste Management Facility will open 8 a.m. tomorrow Thursday, Jan. 3 as scheduled.

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Posted On: Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 1:40pm
Start/End Date: Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 8:00am to Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 4:00pm
Location: Area 2 garbage collection with automated carts

Due to high wind warnings, Area 2 A/B automated garbage cart collection is rescheduled to Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. This includes recycling collection for those in Area 2A with City-issued garbage carts.

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Posted On: Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 1:41pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 7:00am to 4:30pm
Location: Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility

Due to high winds, residential drop off at the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility is closed today.

Posted On: Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 7:19am
Start/End Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 6:00am to Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 4:00pm
Location: Areas 2A/2B and 3A/3B - Automated Carts Only

Residents of the City of St. John's are advised of the following:

For this week only, if you have a City-issued garbage cart and your collection day should have been Wednesday or Thursday than your collection has been rescheduled.

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Posted On: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 3:16pm

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