E-waste can now be brought to Recycle Action's drop off depot in Casselman.
GARBAGE AND RECYCLING COLLECTION SCHEDULE (map)
We have recently awarded a contract for garbage and recycling pick-up to a new company named MIKE’S WASTE DISPOSAL INC. effective April 1st, 2006.
There will be pick-up on all Statutory Holidays with the exception of Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
TWO BAG PER WEEK LIMIT PER PROPERTY
By-Law 75-2002, as amended, implements, among other things, a TWO BAG LIMIT PER PROPERTY PER WEEK. If you wish to dispose of more than two bags per week, then bag tags may be purchased at a cost of 10 for $10.00 or 25 for $20.00. THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS- THE TWO BAG LIMIT IS STRICTLY ENFORCED.
GARBAGE AND RECYCLING SHALL BE PLACED AT THE CURBSIDE BY 7:00 A.M. ON THE DAY OF COLLECTION.
If it has not been picked up on your regular day, please contact the municipal office immediately or the next day.
LIST OF RECYCLING MATERIALS
ALL CONTAINERS MUST BE CLEAN
1) GLASS BOTTLES AND JARS
Recycle all glass food and beverage containers. Remove lids and caps. Rinse containers. Not necessary to remove labels. DO NOT INCLUDE: other types of glass such as dishes, windowpanes, light bulbs and mirrors.
2) FOOD AND BEVERAGE CANS
Rinse aluminium and steel cans. Not necessary to remove labels, pinch top or flatten cans. Aerosol cans and clean, dry paint cans are acceptable. DO NOT INCLUDE: frozen juice cans (unless all metal), metal pots or other metal products.
3) NEWSPAPERS AND INSERTS
Place newspapers, flyers, catalogues, magazines, telephone books and hardcover books and photocopy paper in your blue box.
4) CONTAINERS PET#1 (code on bottom of container)
Soft drink or juice containers. Remove and discard lids and rinse containers.
5) PLASTIC CONTAINERS
All plastic containers are acceptable such as Javex, fabric softener, spring water and juice containers. Place loosely in blue box. DO NOT INCLUDE: oil and toxic product containers, foam plates and cups, drink boxes, plastic film or plastic tops plastic bags.
6) CORRUGATED CARDBOARD
Flatten boxes and tie in bundles no longer than 60 cm (24”) long, 40 cm(16”) wide and 15 cm (6”) high. Bundles may be placed on top of or beside blue box.
Flatten cereal boxes, soap boxes, rice boxes, etc. These must be clean, empty, free of all plastics and metal bands and tied in bundles.
8) BROWN PAPER BAGS
Brown grocery bags are recyclable.
9) FINE PAPER
Fine paper, office, computer, coloured paper, envelopes and note pad paper.
10) ALUMINIUM TRAYS AND FOIL
Include clean, rigid foil containers such as pie plates, fast food trays, aluminium foil paper. DO NOT INCLUDE: aluminium trays or foil soiled with food scraps or grease. No foil with paper or plastic lamination, no butter, candy, cigarette wrapping, no yoghurt lids. No metalized plastic chip boxes.
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