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Windy Day Recycling Tips

There’s A Storm Brewin’ In case you didn’t know, the Land of Oz wants our garbage as much as China does. So on windy days, it’s important that we take the weather into account when placing our recycling at the curb. Here are a few tips to help you navigate the weather and your recycling:… Continue reading Windy Day Recycling Tips

Film Plastics

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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

Top 5 Summer Tips

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

Spring Cleaning

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

Change In Recycling Depot Hours

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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

Staying Green Under Quarantine

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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

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. Depot Closure Our Public Recycling Depot is presently closed to public use due to COVID 19 affecting some staff. It will reopen on Monday, January 24. Curbside collection is not affected. Please have your… Continue reading COVID-19 And Recycling

Holiday Recycling

The gift-giving holiday season is upon us! And with gifts, comes packaging”lots of it. It’s important to pay attention to some of the items we buy, and how we can dispose of the packaging that these items come in. The good news is that you can recycle A LOT of this packaging.  Let’s take a… Continue reading Holiday Recycling

Waste Reduction Week in Canada

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

Reducing Waste in Schools

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Kids and Waste When we think of our kids, we might think they don’t create much waste. I mean, they’re so little, right? Unfortunately, that’s not accurate. Between school lunches, homework, craft supplies, science projects – all that material adds up! Here’s how you can start reducing waste in schools. Lunches Every year, each elementary… Continue reading Reducing Waste in Schools

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Staying Green Under Quarantine

How to Keep Staying Green Under Quarantine Going green in the regular everyday routine takes har...

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Windy Day Recycling Tips

There's A Storm Brewin' In case you didn't know, the Land of Oz wants our garbage as much as Chi...

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