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Prince Edward County – Back to Weekly

Prince Edward County (PEC) will be returning to weekly blue box collection on May 1st, 2017. Trucks may begin their days at different spots on their collection route, so please be sure to have your blue box to the curb by 7AM on your collection day to avoid being missed. – Purchase a new or… Continue reading Prince Edward County – Back to Weekly

Batteries Dead? Recycle Instead!

Collection Apr. 10th-21st, 2017 Dead batteries?  You’re in luck! *IMPORTANT CHANGES FOR 2017. READ BELOW.* *Battery Bags are no longer being mailed to residents.* Instead, residents can now place their spent, intact, single-use household batteries into any ziplock-style bag they have and put it on top of their blue box during their regular collection day that… Continue reading Batteries Dead? Recycle Instead!

E-Waste Drop-Off Now in Trenton

New for 2017: we’ve added a second electronic waste drop off location! E-waste can now be dropped off in Trenton at the Material Recovery Facility (recycling plant) at 270 West St. during these hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am-2:30pm only The following e-waste items are accepted: printer cartridges (HP, Canon, Lexmark, Brother, Samsung) printers, desktop copiers, scanners… Continue reading E-Waste Drop-Off Now in Trenton

(Almost) Everything You Thought Was Recyclable…But Isn’t

Before I start listing things we’ve all put in the blue box by mistake, we should clarify a little on how the blue box program in Quinte works. Quinte Waste Solutions is a not-for-profit municipal service board that runs a two-stream household container and fibres (paper) recycling program for nine municipalities in the Quinte region. That… Continue reading (Almost) Everything You Thought Was Recyclable…But Isn’t