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How to Sort Your Waste

Until further notice

  • CRCs are not accepting electronics, tires and large appliances.
  • Up to 2 extra garbage bags will be collected.
  • No garbage tags necessary. Tag sales are suspended.

Recycle

  • 15-litre plastic water bottle (single use)
  • Aluminum can
  • Aluminum foil plate
  • Aluminum trays and liners
  • Antifreeze - empty container
  • Applesauce, jello and pudding cups (single serving)
  • Aseptic container or box (soy, milk, juice, water, soup, drinks)
  • Black plastic takeout trays
  • Boxboard
  • Bread bag
  • Bristol board or flip chart paper
  • Calendar
  • Cardboard box, basket or carton
  • Catalogue
  • Cereal, pasta or cakemix box
  • Clear plastic egg carton
  • Coffee can
  • Computer paper
  • Construction and craft paper
  • Cookie, chocolate, toffee or biscuit tin
  • Cottage cheese tub
  • Dairy tubs and lids
  • Detergent box
  • Dry cleaning bag
  • Empty prescription bottles
  • Envelope (with plastic window)
  • Envelope (without plastic window)
  • File folders
  • Flyers
  • Foam egg cartons
  • Food and snack cans (aluminum, steel, paperboard)
  • Frozen dinner plastic food tray
  • Frozen vegetable bag
  • Gift bag (rope removed, non metallic)
  • Gift boxes
  • Gift wrapping paper (non-metallic)
  • Glass bottle
  • Glass coffee jar
  • Glass jar
  • Greeting card (without foil)
  • Hardcover book, bound journal or notebook
  • Household cleanser bottle (empty)
  • Household paper or printed papers
  • Iced cappuccino, shush or slurpy cup and lid
  • Index card
  • Juice box
  • Junk mail
  • Kleenex box with plastic film
  • Magazines or catalogues
  • Metal bottles and cans (empty)
  • Metal coffee can
  • Metal Paint Cans with Metal Handles (empty)
  • Milk bags or transparent bags
  • Milk carton
  • Newspaper
  • Packing paper
  • Paper egg carton and takeout coffee trays
  • Paper ice cream carton or tub
  • Paper roll and coffee cup sleeves
  • Paperboard or spiral cans
  • Phone book
  • Pizza box (empty)
  • Plastic beer cups or plates
  • Plastic beverage container
  • Plastic clamshell packaging for fruit, vegetables or baked goods
  • Plastic coffee container
  • Plastic cookie, cracker bag or chocolate trays
  • Plastic film overwrap on goods in cases
  • Plastic food and drink containers or Tupperware
  • Plastic food packaging
  • Plastic grocery or retail bags
  • Plastic ice cream tub
  • Plastic jar
  • Plastic jug for detergent, laundry soap or fabric softener
  • Plastic packaging and bottles
  • Plastic packaging including clam shell containers, domed lids and plastic liners
  • Plastic pail (smaller than 5 litres)
  • Plastic Paint Cans with Plastic Handles (empty)
  • Plastic plant, flower pots, flats, cells or trays
  • Plastic sandwich bag or food packaging
  • Plastic soap bottle
  • Plastic water bottles (250 ml - 15 L sizes)
  • Polystyrene and thermocol containers and plates
  • Polystyrene coffee cups
  • Postcard
  • Posters
  • Prepared food box
  • Printed paper
  • Produce and bulk food bags
  • Shampoo bottle
  • Shoe box
  • Sour cream, cottage cheese or cheese spread tub
  • Steel can
  • Sticky notes
  • Tissue box
  • Tissue wrapping paper, Crepe paper and streamers
  • Toiletpaper tube
  • Water bottle (Brita type)
  • Wax carton
  • White (granulated) paper sugar bags
  • White styrofoam packaging
  • Writing paper
  • Yogurt beverage container
  • Yogurt tub and lids

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