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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

WINTER IS COMING – Recycling Tips

It’s almost that time of year again…winter.  And this year they are calling for a long, cold and snowy season. Below are some tips to make recycling in the winter months easy. Keep it on the curb – Never put your blue boxes on top of a snowbank.  Our drivers are not permitted to climb snowbanks… Continue reading WINTER IS COMING – Recycling Tips