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What’s New? Please refer to this post for program updates! DATE UPDATE July 31, 2020 There is no change to the collection scheduled for Monday, August 3, 2020 (Civic Holiday). Please have your properly sorted blue boxes to the curb by 7 am on Monday morning. Our Recycling Depot located at 270 West Street, Trenton… Continue reading What’s New

Film Plastics

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. Are They Recyclable? As of June 1, 2020, there have been multiple municipalities that have… Continue reading Film Plastics

Front Line Faces Project Quinte

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

Trash Bash

Bashing Trash Since 2000! Every year, residents of the Quinte area look forward to the annual Trash Bash. It has so many incredibly huge benefits to our communities. Trash Bash has very important aspects: It cleans up the roadsides, ditches, parks and lawns after the winter snow has all melted. We come together as a… Continue reading Trash Bash

Recycling 4/20

How To Recycle 4/20 We are always encouraging proper recycling 24/7 and that even includes recycling on 4/20. Surprisingly there are some paraphernalia that is recyclable. And some not so surprising things that are not recyclable. We’ve compiled this list for you to help you be a conscious cannabis user. So pass the dutchie to… Continue reading Recycling 4/20

Staying Green Under Quarantine

How to Keep Staying Green Under Quarantine Going green in the regular everyday routine takes hard work, dedication and will power. It’s definitely not an easy lifestyle change to take on, especially when our world is built for convenience. But how do we keep staying green during quarantine? Our options have become limited such as… Continue reading Staying Green Under Quarantine

Sustainable Decluttering While Practicing Self-Isolation

Social Distancing Now that we’re practicing self-isolation and social distancing, it’s the perfect time to start cleaning out cupboards, closets and drawers. Not to mention those boxes you still have sitting around from when you moved in three years ago (here’s your first tip – if you haven’t unpacked it in that long you probably… Continue reading Sustainable Decluttering While Practicing Self-Isolation

COVID-19 And Recycling

COVID-19 Important Updates Please check back often for important updates regarding your recycling collection and how it’s been affected by COVID-19. Material Recovery Facility Any person entering the FRONT LOBBY of our Material Recovery Facility (MRF) at 270 West Street in Trenton will be required to wear a face-covering that covers their nose, mouth and… Continue reading COVID-19 And Recycling

It’s Back!

Our Household Hazardous & Electronic Waste Calendar for 2020 is here! It’s coming to a mailbox near you on March 12. Didn’t receive it? You can download it here. You can also visit our Recycling Depot at 270 West Street, Trenton or our Household Hazardous Waste Depot at 75 Wallbridge Cres, in Belleville. Be sure… Continue reading It’s Back!

Waste Reduction Week in Canada

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! It’s Waste Reduction Week in Canada this week from October 21-27, 2019. What does that mean? It means every week is waste reduction week, but this week, in particular, we put special emphasis on specific ways we can reduce waste. Focusing solely on the principles of circular economy, resource efficiency and waste… Continue reading Waste Reduction Week in Canada