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When we look at our glass collection here at Quinte Waste Solutions an unfortunate amount of the glass materials are deposit-return bottles. While we are happy to accept properly recycled glass materials, deposit-return bottles should be recycled by The Beer Store; to be used again and again. Glass bottles are heavy and they are often… Continue reading 5 ways to Recycle Glass Beer, Wine, & Spirit Bottles
What Are Film Plastics? Film plastics are a few different things when it comes to the world of recycling. These include grocery bags, plastic bags on the roll for your loose produce, bread bags and potting soil/fertilizer bags for example. Why Are They At Risk? In June of 2020 most recycling programs removed this material… Continue reading Film Plastics
Quinte Waste Solutions’ Top Five Summer Tips: Make the Most of your Depot Visits! Have Electronic and Hazardous Waste? Consider the Belleville Depot over our Trenton location! Reminder that our Mobile Events only except Hazardous Waste, with the exception of motor oil, and no Electronics. Stay Safe, Especially with your Medical Waste: Masks NEVER go… Continue reading Top 5 Summer Tips
We are thrilled to be able to restart our Mobile Event series for Hazardous Waste! While you can always still visit us at the Depot at 75 Wallbridge Crescent during our summer hours of operation, we cannot wait to visit you in your communities as well! Here is a list of all Mobile Events scheduled… Continue reading Mobile Events are Back!
With some “extra” time on our hands, staying at home this season may (will?) entail some Spring cleaning! From hazardous waste to unrecyclable plastics, we want to make sure you know where to go with all your waste. With on-going changes to regulations, we also encourage you to check-back here often, as we will be… Continue reading Spring Cleaning
Our Top 6 Household Hazardous Waste Materials At our Household and Electronic Waste Depot, we see lots of hazardous materials. And quite often we get asked ‘what happens to the hazardous waste once you get it?’. Here are our top 6 household hazardous waste materials we receive and what happens to it after it’s landed… Continue reading Our Top 6 Household Hazardous Waste Materials
Update! Effective Monday, October 5th, there is a Change In Recycling Depot Hours located at 270 West Street. It will be closed at 4 pm daily. This affects our self-serve residential recycling drop-off. The new hours will be from 8am-4pm Monday-Friday. Our office will remain open until 5 pm. Other Hours: Our large electronics collection… Continue reading Change In Recycling Depot Hours
Why Do We Recycle Hazardous Waste? Disposing hazardous waste properly is important! Besides having a safe place to dispose of it, it can also be turned into new materials like new paint or new energy! We’ve compiled a list of our most frequent items received at our Household Hazardous & Electronic Waste Depot. Paint Latex… Continue reading Why Do We Recycle Hazardous Waste?
What’s New? Please refer to this post for program updates! Date Update May 3, 2022 Our Marmora & Lake Mobile Event scheduled for May 28 has been rescheduled to July 23. Read the full press release here. January 24, 2022 Our Recycling Depot has reopened for public use. January 17, 2022 RECYCLING IS CANCELLED THIS… Continue reading What’s New
The Front Line Faces Project Quinte is a grassroots movement aimed at bringing recognition, appreciation, and empowerment to the often oversighted, hard-working individuals in essential service roles within our community. What is a Front Line Worker Front Line Worker is defined as ‘key workers’ who are critical to the Covid-19 response or delivering essential public… Continue reading Front Line Faces Project Quinte