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Empty prescription bottles

This item is recyclable.

Put this item in your recycling (blue) cart or a transparent clear or blue-tinted plastic bag.

Special disposal instructions or restrictions:
  • Use or consume the item’s contents. Make sure the item is clean and empty before placing it in your recycling.
  • Put bottles larger than 50 mL in your recycling. Put bottles smaller than 50 mL in your garbage.
  • If there’s a lid, remove it and put it in the garbage. If there’s a flavour seal, put it in the garbage.
  • If there is foil or a plastic seal or stopper, remove it and put it in the garbage along with the cap.
  • A pouring spout does not have to be removed from an empty bottle.
  • Don’t put recyclables in tied plastic grocery bags
Additional information:
  • The lid on your recycling cart must be completely closed for collection. A closed lid helps prevent litter.
  • Recycling is mandatory in the Region of Peel.
  • The Region collects unlimited amounts of recycling waste from the curb.
  • If your recycling cart is full, put recyclables in a transparent clear or blue-tinted plastic bag. Place the bag outside of your recycling cart on your collection day.
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