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Waste Management

Recycle These Items

  • Aluminum Foil Plates and Trays
    No foil wrap
  • Beverage Cartons and Boxes
    Milk and juice cartons and juice boxes
  • Glass Bottles and Jars
    Drain all bottles before recycling them and place the bottle caps in the garbage
  • Metal Food and Beverage Containers
    Food and beverage cans and aluminum foil trays and pie plates. Do not flatten aluminum cans
  • Empty Aerosol and Metal Paint Cans
    Metal lids removed and placed in recycling box; plastic caps and lids removed and placed in garbage
  • Polystyrene Foam Packaging
    Foam plastic egg cartons, protective packaging and take-out food containers
  • Plastic Bottles, Jugs and Jars
    Drain all bottles before recycling them and place the bottle caps in the garbage
  • Plastic Bags
    Grocery, bread, dry cleaning bags rinsed milk bags and plastic overwrap from cases of water/pop. Place all plastic bags in one tied plastic bag.
  • Plastic Tubs and Lids
    Plastic food tubs for yogurt, margarine, sour cream, cottage cheese and ice cream. Separate lids and place in recycling box.
  • Printed Paper
    Newspapers, catalogues, magazines, telephone and paperback books, household paper, junk mail, envelopes. (No shredded paper-place with yard waste or in green bin)
  • Flattened Cardboard Boxes
    Small cardboard must be flattened and placed in recycling box. Flatten large cardboard and place within another cardboard box or place it securely underneath or between your recycling boxes. Dimensions must not exceed 90 cm x 90 cm (36 in. x 36 in.)

Bring Reusable Goods and Hazardous Waste to your local Community Recycling Centre. Throw other items in the garbage

2013 Recycling Guide
What does not go in the Recycling Bin?

Questions? E-mail or call Public Works at the Region of Peel

Revised: Thursday October 31 2013


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