Recycling Pick-Up for both Yellow and Blue Bins (please keep items separate)
BLUE BOX Plastic bags/Retail bags, Paper towel bags, Toilet paper bags, Produce and bulk food and frozen food bags (clean), Outer milk bag, Dry cleaning & flyer & grocery bags (all bags in one bag), Empty dry metal paint cans (lids removed and no plastic bottoms), Cartons (milk, juice, cream) Drinking boxes, Non-refundable glass bottles & jars (lids removed), Coloured and clear glass bottles, Aluminum plates & cans, Plastic containers with the recycling symbol and #’s 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 (food and beverage containers, household cleaning products, laundry detergent & shampoo bottles), Steel cans, Small scrap metal items (utensils, pots & pans, Baking sheets, Metal coat hangers-no plastic hangers), Small appliances, Steel cans, Water softener/salt bags (remove rigid plastic handle) Clean yoghurt/ pudding/ applesauce cups, Clean garden product bags (soil, mulch etc)
YELLOW BOX Boxboard (cereal, cookie, etc), Shredded paper in a clear bag, cardboard, catalogues & magazines, file folders (no metal fasteners), greetings cards, junk mail, newspapers and flyers (includes glossy), phone books, soft cover books, hard cover books (covers and bindings removed) wrapping (non metallic only) and tissue paper, coloured and white paper and envelopes, paper towel rolls and toilet paper rolls, shredding in clear plastic bags, fibre egg cartons, frozen food boxes, paper bags.
NOT ACCEPTED IN EITHER RECYCLING BINS Frozen Juice cans, Cat/Dog food bags, Peanut and Hot Chocolate cans, Bubble wrap, Plastic bags with #7 recycling symbol, Sandwich bags and Bread bags, White and coloured styrofoam products (plates, cups, meat trays, packing peanuts, foam egg cartons, packaging) Cereal and cookie box liners, Wax boxboard (eg. Banana boxes) Blister plastic packaging, Binders, Toys, Candy bar wrappers , Beverage 6 pack rings, CD DVD’s and cases, VHS tapes and cases, Cookie bags, Ceramics, Cereal/cracker box liner, Chip bags, Shoes, Plastic strapping, Christmas tree Lights, Clothesline, Cork, Dialysis tubing, Dishes, Plastic hangers, Light bulbs (incandescent) Milk bag (inner), Coffee trays, Remote controls, Photographs, Planting trays/pots, Plastic cutlery, Boat wrap, Agricultural wrap, Soiled or biodegradable plastic bags, Pool noodles, Rope, Garden hoses, Straws, Plastic paint cans and cans with paint. These items WILL contaminate your yellow/blue bins. Please dispose of them in your regular garbage. *Aerosol Cans must be brought to Baggs Road to the Household Hazardous Waste