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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!

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

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. When: Saturday, September 16th… Continue reading Doors Open and Broken Blue Box Exchange Day