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West Hants

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


Paper

BAG #2
Blue or Clear bag

10 BAG LIMIT - Counting bag #1 and bag #2 and bundles
Paper and Corrugated Cardboard:
KEEP CLEAN AND DRY

Keep items separate from BAG #1 items
Paper Recyclables:
  • Dry & Clean Paper

  • Newspapers

  • Flyers

  • Glossy Magazines

  • Catalogues

  • Envelopes

  • Paper egg cartons

  • Paperbacks

  • Phonebooks

  • Shredded Paper

  • Cereal boxes

  • Paper towel rolls

  • Paper sugar, flour & potato bags (without plastic liner)

  • Tissue boxes

  • WRAPPING PAPER IS REGULAR GARBAGE

Corrugated Cardboard:
  • Appliance Boxes

  • Pizza Boxes

Fold ALL boxes flat (do not put pieces inside a box). Tie or tape bundles 2ft X 3ft X 8 inches and place bundle beside bags.

Recyclables

BAG #1
Blue or Clear bag

10 BAG LIMIT - Counting bag #1 and bag #2
Blue Bag Recyclables:
Bottle caps and jar lids are garbage. NO STYROFOAM
  • All Deposit Bearing Containers*

  • Glass Bottles and Jars

  • 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

  • All plastic containers (margarine, ice cream, detergent, fabric softener, windshield washer fluid, etc.)

  • Pails and lids

  • Plastic bottles (ketchup, soap, cleaner, beauty, shampoo, etc)



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

Organics

Place in your BACKYARD COMPOSTER



Food Waste:
  • Fruit & vegetable peelings, Bread, Rice, Pasta, Coffee Grounds, Filters, Tea Bags, Eggshells, Rice/grains, Baked goods

Yard Waste:
  • Brush and Plants, Leaves/Grass clipping

Soiled Paper:
  • Food Napkins, Paper Towels
Not for organics bin:
  • No plastic bags (including biodegradable)

  • No glass

  • No decorations or wire wreaths

  • No rocks, logs or tree trunks

  • Meat/fish/bones

  • fat/grease/oil

  • pet waste

  • cheese and dairy products

  • Weeds gone to seed

  • Diseased plants


Garbage

CLEAR BAG (26â€x36†size)
One SMALL privacy bag allowed

BAG LIMIT IS 6
OR 1 Bulky item and 5 bags


  • Aluminum foil, soiled

  • Ashes (cold)

  • Carbon paper

  • Ceramics

  • Cloth items

  • Coffee cups, disposable

  • Diapers, disposable

  • Dishes

  • Floor sweepings

  • Frozen juice cans

  • Light bulbs

  • Packaging, non-recyclable

  • Pet/animal waste

  • Plastic wrap, soiled

  • Plastics, non-recyclable

  • Potato chip bags

  • Styrofoam

  • Toothpaste tubes

  • Toys, broken

  • Vacuum cleaner bags

  • Wallpaper

  • Motor oil containers

  • Personal hygiene products

  • Aerosol Cans (empty)

  • Wrapping paper

  • Household furniture

  • Small appliances

  • Broken glass (boxed and labelled)

  • Flashlight batteries

  • Dry, empty paint cans

  • Carpet

  • Bottle caps and lids

  • Metal smaller than 1 square foot

  • Loose bulky items to be bundled

  • Non-compostable food items (meat, fish, bones, dairy)



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.