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Holiday Recycling Collection Schedule

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When Is Your Recycling Going to be Picked Up? Holiday Recycling Collection Schedule for the 2020 Holiday Season is as follows: Friday, December 25th collection will be on Saturday, December 26th. Friday, January 1st, 2021 collection will be on Saturday, January 2nd, 2021. No other dates are affected. This will affect the following areas who… Continue reading Holiday Recycling Collection Schedule

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

Pet Waste Digester

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What is a Pet Waste Digester? A pet waste digester is a great companion to your backyard composter. It is designed to handle organic waste that should not be placed in a backyard composter, such as pet waste, meat, dairy, and processed foods. Each digester can manage about 5 to 6 kilograms per week. For… Continue reading Pet Waste Digester

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 Dec 1, 2020 Our Household Hazardous & Electronic Waste Depot has now moved into our WINTER hours. Effective immediately, until March 31, 2021, we will be open Thursday 10 am – 2 pm and the 1st Saturday of the month 10 am –… Continue reading What’s New

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

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

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