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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

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. Are They Recyclable? As of June 1, 2020, there have been multiple municipalities that have… 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

Mobile Events are Back!

We are thrilled to be able to restart our Mobile Event series for Hazardous Waste! While you can always still visit us at the Depot at 75 Wallbridge Crescent during our summer hours of operation, we cannot wait to visit you in your communities as well! Here is a list of all Mobile Events scheduled… Continue reading Mobile Events are Back!

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

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

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

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?

What’s New

What’s New? Please refer to this post for program updates! Date Update November 1, 2021 Starting November 1, 2021 we will have a new collections contractor. Please expect some delays while we work with our new contractor. Our Recycling trucks will look similar, be blue and have the same collection drivers. October 1, 2021 We… Continue reading What’s New

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

Trash Bash

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Bashing Trash Since 2000! Every year, residents of the Quinte area look forward to the annual Trash Bash. It has so many incredibly huge benefits to our communities. Trash Bash has very important aspects: It cleans up the roadsides, ditches, parks and lawns after the winter snow has all melted. We come together as a… Continue reading Trash Bash