Our waste sites have designated areas for you to drop off your materials so they can be recycled or placed in the garage bins. Our three waste sites accept the following recyclables and list of garage material accepted.

Recycling Items

Containers – Glass, metal, and plastic

  • Aerosol cans (empty)
  • Aluminum Plates
  • Cardboard cans (frozen juice, peanuts, hot chocolate)
  • Cartons (milk, juice, and cream)
  • Clam shells (plastic produce and bakery containers)
  • Egg Cartons (plastic)
  • Glass bottles and jars (lids removed)
  • Juice Boxes
  • Paint Cans: Metal, empty, dry (lids removed)
  • Plastic bottles, jugs, tubs, and lids (i.e., food and beverage containers, household cleaning products, laundry detergent, shampoo bottles etc.)
  • Pop/juice cans
  • Small scrap metal items (i.e., utensils, pots, pans, baking sheets, metal coat hangers etc.)
  • Steel cans
  • Yogurt, pudding, applesauce cups

Fibres – paper, boxboard, and cardboard

  • Books (soft and hard covers removed)
  • Boxboard (cereal, tissue, cracker boxes)
  • Brown paper bags
  • Cardboard boxes
  • Catalogues and magazines
  • Envelopes
  • File folders
  • Frozen food boxes
  • Greeting cards
  • Junk mail
  • Newspapers and flyers
  • Paper (coloured and white)
  • Paper towel rolls (empty)
  • Shredded paper (in clear plastic bags)
  • Telephone books
  • Toilet paper rolls (empty)
  • Tissue paper
  • Wrapping paper (not metallic)

Compostable – food scraps, bones and used paper products

  • Baking ingredients
  • Bones
  • Bread
  • Butcher paper
  • Cereal
  • Coffee filters/grounds
  • Corncobs
  • Dairy products
  • Drink Trays (paper)
  • Eggs and eggshells
  • Facial tissue
  • Fish parts
  • Flowers
  • Fruit
  • Houseplants
  • Leaf and yard waste
  • Meat products
  • Microwave popcorn bags
  • Muffin papers
  • Napkins
  • Nuts/shells
  • Paper cups
  • Paper food containers
  • Paper plates
  • Paper towels
  • Pasta
  • Pizza and pizza boxes
  • Rice
  • Shellfish
  • Tea bags and leaves
  • Vegetables
  • Waxed paper

Garbage Items

Items Not Recyclable (garbage)

  • Binders
  • Blister plastic packaging
  • Bubble wrap
  • Candles
  • Candy bar wrappers
  • CD/DVD cases
  • Ceramics
  • Cereal/cracker box liners
  • Chip bags
  • Christmas tree lights
  • Clementine boxes
  • Clothesline
  • Cookie bags
  • Cork
  • Crayons
  • Dialysis tubing
  • Diapers
  • Diaper Wipes
  • Dishes
  • Disposable mop sheets
  • Dog/Cat food bags
  • Dryer sheets and lint
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Florist foam
  • Flowerpots/trays
  • Foil (pouches/packets)
  • Furnace filters
  • Garden hose
  • Kitty litter
  • Latex gloves
  • Light bulbs
  • Mirrors
  • Pet waste
  • Photographs
  • Planting trays/pots
  • Plastic bags (all types)
  • Plastic cutlery
  • Plastic wrap
  • Pool noodles
  • Rags
  • Rope
  • Sandwich bags
  • Shoes
  • Straws
  • Styrofoam (all types and colours)
  • Toys
  • Vacuum bags
  • VHS Tapes & Cases
  • Wallpaper

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