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Broken Blue Box Exchange Day!

On Saturday July 29th from 10am-2pm at the Madoc and District Recreation Centre on Cooper Rd., bring us your broken blue box for a new one for no charge. We can only accept standard and tall curbside blue boxes. This event is to service our northern municipalities including Marmora and Lake, Madoc Township, Centre Hastings,… Continue reading Broken Blue Box Exchange Day!

Respect the Collect

Thank you to everyone that took the time out of their day to call, email, tweet, or facebook their compliments to their recycling driver! The campaign is closed but you can still send a compliment to respectthecollect@quinterecycling.org.    No matter the condition, recycling collectors are always on the road getting their job done. In fact, recycling… Continue reading Respect the Collect

On the Right Track in Quinte for the Circular Economy

We thank the current Ontario Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Glen Murray, for his comments made at the recent RPRA AGM, in Toronto, regarding the philosophy behind a waste free Ontario and the circular economy. Looks like we are on the right track here in Quinte. Local innovative entrepreneurial cooperation has already created… Continue reading On the Right Track in Quinte for the Circular Economy

(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