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How to Sort Your Waste

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Garbage

  • Acetate
  • Aluminum foil
  • Antenna
  • Ashes (Fireplace)
  • Asthma Puffer (Empty Only)
  • Baby wipes (disposable) & cloth wipes
  • Balloons
  • Bandages and gauze
  • Bar (Residential)
  • Binders
  • Bio-degradable/Oxo-degradable Bags
  • Black Polystyrene foam packaging
  • Blister Card (gum, lozenges, medications and small items)
  • Blueprint Paper or Blueprints
  • Bread/milk tags
  • Broken glass/mirror/sharp objects
  • Broom, Mops, Swifter
  • Bubbled plastic wrap packaging
  • Burlap
  • Butcher paper (for wrapping meat)
  • Butter wrapper
  • Candle
  • Candle wax
  • Candy wrapper, snack bags, chocolate bar wrapper
  • Carbon paper
  • Carbon water filter
  • Cardboard Barrel
  • Cardboard drum
  • Catheter bag
  • Chalk
  • Charcoal/Lava Rock
  • Chewing gum
  • Chip bags
  • Christmas Tree (artificial)/Decorative tree or plant
  • Christmas tree ornaments
  • Cigarettes, cigarette butts and ashes
  • Cloth Napkin
  • Clothes Pegs
  • Clothes Umbrella (Outside Rack)
  • Coffee cup lids
  • Compostable Counter Top container
  • Computer disks or discs
  • Condoms
  • Cookie bag/chocolate bar wrapper/food wrap
  • Courier Plastic Bag/Pouches & tape adhesives
  • Dental floss and dispenser
  • Deodorant container (empty)
  • Dialysis Bag
  • Diaper
  • Disposable mop sheet/cleaning sheets
  • Disposable razor and used blades
  • Dixie Cups
  • Drink and Frozen Vegetable/Fruit Stand up Pouch
  • Dryer lint
  • Dryer sheets
  • Elastic bands
  • Empty plastic bags from soil, salt, mulch, compost, peat moss, sand, triple mix or manure
  • Envelopes and packaging sleeves with padding
  • Facial cleansing cloths
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Fireplace ash (cold)
  • Fireworks (Used)
  • Flash Light (batteries removed)
  • Florist foam
  • Fluorescent Tube Light (Broken)
  • Foil and plastic seals from yogurt/coffee and other containers
  • freezie and cheese wrappers
  • Furnace filter
  • Fuse
  • Garbage can and lid
  • Gift wrapping paper (metallic)
  • Home health care waste
  • Hose (rubber or vinyl) & reel
  • Incandescent/halogen light bulbs
  • Incontinence pads
  • Ink cartridge (Empty)
  • Instant/Microwave soup container
  • Insulated ice cooler/Plastic or Metal Cooler (Broken)
  • Kitty litter
  • Latex rubber gloves
  • Lighter
  • Markers, Pens, Hi-Liter, Pencils, Crayons
  • Mesh Bags or Wrap for Avocados, Onions, Pears, Oranges
  • Mulch (coloured/treated) or rubber
  • Mylar Paper
  • Pads from meat trays
  • Paint Brushes, Rollers and applicators
  • Paper takeout & Instant food containers and lids
  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Pet waste
  • Photographs & Pictures
  • Picture negatives / Film / Slides / Prints
  • Plastic cereal and cracker box liners & pouches
  • Plastic Coated Standing Food & Coffee Pouches
  • Plastic food bag/liner/pasta bags
  • Plastic food wrap packaging
  • Plastic Gift Cards and Credit Cards
  • Plastic Lollipop/Coffee stir stick
  • Plastic Paint Cans (empty)
  • Plastic straw
  • Plastic utensils or cutlery
  • Polystyrene packaging peanuts
  • Popcorn cart/maker
  • Pyramid Shaped Tea Bags or Coffee Discs
  • Q-tips
  • Reusable Shopping Bags/Seed/Feed/Rice Bags
  • Ribbons/Bows
  • Rope, string, twine, thread, fishing line
  • Scouring pad
  • Shredded CD/DVD/Credit Cards
  • Shrink Wrap/Saran Wrap/Cling Wrap
  • Single Serve Coffee/Tea Pods/Discs, KCups, Capsules
  • Single serve condiments & creamer packages
  • Small plastic drum
  • Snacks & Chip food bags
  • Soap
  • Sponge
  • Spool and bobbins
  • Sports drink bottle (hard plastic or other)/ Baby bottle (with BPA)
  • Stickers
  • Strapping
  • Tainted or Recalled Meat
  • Takeout coffee cup
  • Tarp
  • Toilet ceramic
  • Toner/Ink Cartridge (contents)
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste & medicated cream or gel tubes
  • Twist ties, staples, paper clips, zip ties
  • Vacuum Cleaner (Broken)
  • Vacuum cleaner bag and contents
  • Vellum/Label Backing Paper
  • Wallpaper/Laminated Paper/Coated Paper
  • Waterbed bladder/mattress
  • Wax paper
  • Waxed Cardboard/lined boxes and pet food bags
  • Wine cork (plastic or wooden)
  • Wooden crate and grape boxes
  • Wrapping Paper (Plastic laminated)
  • Wrapping Paper (With excessive amounts of tape)
  • X-ray Film
  • Yarn

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