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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

Our Top 6 Household Hazardous Waste Materials

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Our Top 6 Household Hazardous Waste Materials At our Household and Electronic Waste Depot, we see lots of hazardous materials. And quite often we get asked ‘what happens to the hazardous waste once you get it?’. Here are our top 6 household hazardous waste materials we receive and what happens to it after it’s landed… Continue reading Our Top 6 Household Hazardous Waste Materials

Why Do We Recycling Hazardous Waste?

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Why Do We Recycling Hazardous Waste? Disposing of hazardous waste properly is important! Besides having a safe place to dispose of it, it can also be turned into new materials like new paint or new energy! We’ve compiled a list of our most frequent items received at our Household Hazardous & Electronic Waste Depot. Paint… Continue reading Why Do We Recycling Hazardous Waste?

Front Line Faces Project Quinte

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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

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

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

Christmas Wrapping: What’s In and What’s Out

This Christmas season make sure to continue to be a great recycler, that’s one way to stay on Santa’s “nice” list! Properly dispose of packaging and decorations and think of alternatives to garbage to build new traditions that have the environment in mind. 1. Only recycle what we can recycle. That means only put the… Continue reading Christmas Wrapping: What’s In and What’s Out

Environmental Tips for a “Green” Christmas

Christmas brings new ways to incorporate green thinking into our traditions. This year, get creative and consider the environment when decorating, buying presents, or planning for social events. Here are some ideas that are great for the environment and our budgets around the holidays. 1.  Fabric gift wrap Wrapping with single-use paper, bows, and strings… Continue reading Environmental Tips for a “Green” Christmas

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

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