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What Do I Do With...?

Garbage

Vacuum cleaner bag and contents:
A vacuum cleaner bag and its contents are not compostable. Research shows that the contents from a vacuum cleaner or a disposable vacuum bag can be a source of heavy metals (such as mercury) which causes contamination in finished compost. Please place this item in the garbage.

Recycle Right

Did you know that if you tie up your recyclables in a plastic shopping bag, it ends up in landfill?

Find out why

Click on the following for a complete list of items:

  • Green Bin
  • Yard Waste
  • Blue Box
  • Garbage
  • CRC
  • Special
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