Green Task Force
The Green Task Force's goal is to help create a greener footprint for the City of Belleville. We recognize the importance of a healthy, sustainable environment and work towards developing policies and recommendations that positively impact corporate operations and services. We are also responsible for coordinating green community events, to help all citizens achieve a more environmentally friendly lifestyle.
Please join us at our earth-friendly events!
The 2017 community cleanup will be held on Saturday, April 22 from 9am – 2 pm. Visit quintetrashbash.ca for more information.
Tree Seedling Giveaway & Rain Barrel Sale
The Green Task Force is partnering with Hastings Stewardship Council to provide tree seedlings free-of-charge to Belleville residents.
· Saturday April 29, 2017 at Market Square from 8-11 am
· Proof of residency required. Maximum 10 tree seedlings per household. Limited quantities available. Donations in support of local stewardship programs will be accepted.
· Tree varieties at the Belleville event will include: White pine, Red pine, Norway spruce, Cedar, White spruce, Blue spruce, Silver maple, Hackberry, Red oak, Bur Oak, Cranberry, Nannyberry
· Rain barrels will also be sold at this event for $55 taxes included with a limit of 2 per household (CASH ONLY). Limited quantities available.
Rain barrels are sold to City of Belleville residents for $55.00 taxes included at the following locations:
Belleville Water, 195 College Street West
Joe Angelo Operations Centre (Public Works Building) , 75 Wallbridge Crescent
Hours 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday
For more information on the City’s community garden program, visit https://belleville.ca/recreation/page/community-gardens
Green Progress Report - Spring 2011
Belleville’s Green Bin Organics Recycling Program
The City of Belleville's Green Bin Organic Waste Recycling Program begins the week of August 5, 2013 with the regularly scheduled garbage pickup. The Green Bin Organic Waste Recycling Program is designed to help our environment by reducing the amount of waste that reaches our landfills. As much as 40% of garbage is compostable (ie. food waste) and should be composted.