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Hazardous & Electronic Waste Depot: Extended November Hours

This November, our Hazardous & Electronic Waste Depot has extended hours. The depot, located at 75 Wallbridge Crescent in Belleville, will be open on the following dates throughout the month: Tuesdays, 2pm-7pm Wednesdays, 9am-4pm Thursdays, 9am-4pm 1st Saturday of the Month, 9am-4pm At the depot you can dispose of old paint, cleaners, motor oil and… Continue reading Hazardous & Electronic Waste Depot: Extended November Hours

Batteries Dead? Recycle Instead November 6th – 17th

Battery Collection Days are back! From November 6th to 17th, place your dead household batteries in a plastic resealable bag on top of your blue box recycling. Before outlining the reasons why recycling batteries is so important, let’s go over the process of Battery Collection Days. Some details to note: Gather up your spent batteries.… Continue reading Batteries Dead? Recycle Instead November 6th – 17th

How to Dispose of Ammunition and Shell Casings

  It’s that time of year when ammunition and spent bullet casings are seen more commonly. With hunting season in full swing across Ontario, more bullets and bullet casings are found scattered across the ground and in blue boxes. Neither of these locations are the right place for ammunition. This poses the question: where should… Continue reading How to Dispose of Ammunition and Shell Casings

And that’s a wrap!

I have been lucky enough to be apart of the Quinte Waste Solutions Communications team for the last two summers and as September gets closer I am able to reflect on all of the excitement over the past few months. I was given the opportunity to plan and implement Quinte Waste Solutions first ever Respect… Continue reading And that’s a wrap!

The Recycle Cycle – What happens after it leaves your curb!

Often residents are not sure what happens to the material in the blue box after it leaves the curb other than a blue truck comes and picks up the material inside. Some people think this material goes to a facility and its automatically recycled. The truth is your blue box recyclables goes through an intense… Continue reading The Recycle Cycle – What happens after it leaves your curb!

Tour the Hazardous Waste Depot GIF style!

Welcome to the full service, drive-thru Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste depot located at 75 Wallbridge Crescent in Belleville. The depot is open to all residents serviced by Quinte Waste Solutions. Hours vary depending on the time of year, so be sure to save your household hazardous and electronic waste calendar that is mailed out… Continue reading Tour the Hazardous Waste Depot GIF style!

Doors Open and Broken Blue Box Exchange Day

On Saturday September 16th, find out what happens to your blue box recyclables by taking a tour of the recycling plant in Trenton. The tours are fun and eye-opening for the whole family. And if you have a broken blue box…bring it with you, we’ll exchange it for a new one. *We will have no tall… Continue reading Doors Open and Broken Blue Box Exchange Day