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HEW Program Details

HEW PROGRAM

Do you have an abundance of Hazardous and Electronic Waste? Not to worry, Quinte Waste Solutions’ HEW Program has you covered! Quinte Waste Solutions offers an extensive Hazardous & Electronic Waste (HEW) Program. Likewise, this program is offered to all of our 9 serviced municipalities. We have set out to offer a program that is… Continue reading HEW Program Details

A Straightforward Approach to a Low-Waste Lifestyle

We want to change how people view recycling. Our Climate is changing. There is no doubt about it. From mass droughts and devastating weather events, to record temperatures, we are watching our world change. But what can we do to help and why is climate change so significant? Simply put, our climate will not change… Continue reading A Straightforward Approach to a Low-Waste Lifestyle

5 ways to Recycle Glass Beer, Wine, & Spirit Bottles

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When we look at our glass collection here at Quinte Waste Solutions an unfortunate amount of the glass materials are deposit-return bottles. While we are happy to accept properly recycled glass materials, deposit-return bottles should be recycled by The Beer Store; to be used again and again. Glass bottles are heavy and they are often… Continue reading 5 ways to Recycle Glass Beer, Wine, & Spirit Bottles

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 Recycle Hazardous Waste?

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Why Do We Recycle Hazardous Waste? Disposing 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 Latex… Continue reading Why Do We Recycle Hazardous Waste?

What’s New

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

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

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