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For more information, please contact your regional representative and waste reduction educators.


Paper

Place paper in clear or grocery bag.

Paper and cardboard should be dry & clean

Paper Recyclables:
  • Office/Computer paper

  • Newspapers

  • Flyers

  • Glossy Magazines

  • Catalogues

  • Paper egg cartons

  • Paperbacks

  • Phonebooks

  • Hardcover Books

  • Shredded Paper

  • Envelopes (no need to remove windows)

  • Junk Mail

  • Paper towel rolls

  • Detergent boxes

  • Cereal boxes

  • Shoe boxes

  • Cracker and cookie boxes

  • Frozen food boxes

  • Tissue boxes

Corrugated Cardboard:
  • Appliance Boxes

  • Pizza Boxes

Flatten boxes and tie in 2 X 2 X 3 ft bundle

Recyclables

Blue Bag Recyclables:
Put in clear or see-through blue bag :
  • ALL plastics (Except Styrofoam)

  • Beverage containers

  • Glass bottles and jars (remove the lid and put lid and jar in the blue bag)

  • Empty aerosol cans

  • Steel & Aluminum Cans

  • Clean Aluminum Foil & Plates

  • Milk Containers

  • Mini Sips & Tetra Juice Packs*

  • Grocery Bags

  • Bread Bags

  • Dry Cleaning Bags

  • Frozen Food Bags

  • Bubble Wrap

  • Paper cartons - molasses, sauerkraut



All deposit bearing containers can be returned to Enviro-Depot™ locations for refund. Click here to find a location near you.

Organics

All paper hot drink cups are to be placed in the green cart - please remove the lid.
Place the following items in your organics green cart


Food Waste:
  • Fruit & vegetable peelings, Table Scraps, Meat, Dairy Products, Cooking Oil & Fat (cool, wipe with paper towel, place in green cart), Bread, Rice, Pasta, Bones, Coffee Grounds, Filters, Tea Bags, Eggshells, Fish

Yard Waste:
  • Excess leaves, Brush and Plants

Soiled Paper:
  • Food Napkins, Paper Towels, Heavily soiled pizza boxes
Not for organics bin:
  • No glass

  • No decorations or wire wreaths

  • No metals

  • No styrofoam

Do not put branches more than 2 inches in diameter into the green cart.

If your cart is full you may place up to 3 compostable bags of leaves, per collection, next to your cart.

Garbage

CLEAR BAG

Limit: 1 Black + 5 clear


  • Broken glass (wrapped and labelled "Broken Glass")

  • Styrofoam

  • Potato chip bags

  • Cigarette butts

  • Clothing and footwear

  • Wallpaper

  • Diapers, disposable

  • Personal hygiene products

  • Vacuum cleaner bags

  • Toothpaste tubes

  • Floor sweepings

  • Lint

  • Soiled plastic wrap

  • Pet feces & pet litter

  • Paint cans, empty or dry

  • Used Kleenex

  • Toys, broken

  • Dishes

  • Carbon paper

  • Frozen juice cans

  • Ceramics



Certain electronics are not accepted for curbside collection, including TVs, computers, monitors, printers, telephones, fax machines, cell phones and audio/video playback systems. Visit the Electronics Recycling page to learn how to properly dispose of these items.