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
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
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
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. 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
Broken Blue Box Exchange Day!
On Saturday July 29th from 10am-2pm at the Madoc and District Recreation Centre on Cooper Rd., bring us your broken blue box for a new one for no charge. We can only accept standard and tall curbside blue boxes. This event is to service our northern municipalities including Marmora and Lake, Madoc Township, Centre Hastings,… Continue reading Broken Blue Box Exchange Day!
Black Plastic Is Garbage.
It’s nearing that time when a lot of us, including myself, start to get ready for another gardening season. And with gardening, comes mounds upon mounds of plastic planters, pots, and bags. Are they recyclable? The answer is ‘it depends’. Black plastic is not accepted in the blue box. Black plastic pots and planters, foam… Continue reading Black Plastic Is Garbage.