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


Paper

BAG #2

Paper must be clean and dry and put in a separate bag frm your plastics and bottles
Paper and Corrugated Cardboard:
Place in clear or see through blue bag
Paper Recyclables:
  • Newspapers

  • Flyers

  • Magazines, catologues & maps

  • Junk mail & envelopes

  • Paper egg cartons & takeout trays

  • Phonebooks

  • Paperbacks

  • Hard cover books (Remove hard cover and place it in Garbage)

  • Tissue boxes

  • Old calendars

  • Paper bags (incl. pet food bags without plastic liners)

  • Toilet paper/Paper towel rolls

  • Office/Computer paper

  • Notepad paper (no carbon or 'carbonless' paper)

  • Shredded Paper

  • File colders, business cards

  • Cereal boxes

  • Shoe boxes

  • Detergent boxes

Corrugated Cardboard:
  • Appliance Boxes

  • Pizza Boxes

Cardboard must be bundled securely with tape or string(1'X2'X3')in order to be collected. Do not pack inside a box that has not been broken down.

Recyclables

BAG #1

Recyclables must be emptied, rinsed clean and kept separate from paper products
Blue Bag Recyclables:
Inkjet/toner cartridges can be recycled at the retail outlet where they were purchased or brought to an ACES drop-off depot
  • All Plastics Clean and Dry

  • All Deposit Bearing Containers*

  • Plastic ice cream and margarine containers

  • Plastic pails and lids

  • Grocery Bags

  • Bread Bags

  • Bubble Wrap

  • Frozen Food Bags

  • Dry Cleaning Bags

  • Steel & Aluminum Cans

  • Clean Aluminum Foil & Plates

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

  • Milk Containers

  • Paper cartons - molasses, sauerkraut

  • Mini Sips & Tetra Juice Packs*



Recyclables must be clean or they cannot be recycled!
All deposit bearing containers can be returned to Enviro-Depot™ locations for refund. Click here to find a location near you.

Organics

Compostable Organics are banned from all landfills in Nova Scotia
Dog feces and kitty litter are garbage. They do NOT go in your 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, Leaf & yard waste - not in bags

Soiled Paper:
  • Paper plates, and cups (including Tim Horton, Subway, McDonald's, etc. lids removed), Food Napkins, Paper Towels, Waxed and parchment paper
Not for organics bin:
  • No Plastics or Styrofoam

  • No glass

  • No decorations or wire wreaths

  • No newspapers, magazines

LEAF AND YARD WASTE will be collected on the last Monday of the month between April and November.
. Place leaves in securely tied orange or clear bags not exceeding 55 lbs per bag
. Limbs smaller than 3 inches in diameter
. Brush and branches must be bundled

Garbage

CLEAR BAG

Each dwelling has a limit of 4 bags of garbage per collection and 1 bulky item.
Place for collection in a clear or see-through blue bag:

  • ALL Styrofoam

  • Chip & bar wrappers or bags

  • Toys, broken

  • Diapers, disposable

  • Personal hygiene products

  • Dry, empty paint cans (lids off)

  • Cereal and cracker box LINERS

  • Clothing & footwear

  • Gift wrap and cards

  • Waxed or soiled cardboard

  • Dirty tin foil & plastic wrap

  • Photographs

  • Microwaves and coffee makers

  • Dog feces & kitty litter

  • Plant pots & transplant trays

  • Wallpaper

  • Aerosol Cans (empty)

  • Light bulbs

  • Dishes

  • Broken glass (boxed and labelled)

  • Ceramics

  • Toothpaste tubes

  • Vacuum cleaner bags

  • Carbon paper

  • Bulky items - sofa, mattress, carpet, chair, cabinets, bookcases, vacuums, sink, etc.



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.