Recycling

 

Regular Schedule

Collection schedule: Once weekly on WEDNESDAYS

Blue bins must be placed at the curb after 5:00 p.m. on the night before removal and before 7:00 a.m. on collection day, wheels placed closer to your residence. Make sure that your blue bin is visible and placed 30 cm (12 inches) from the curb or sidewalk in order not to block traffic or public road maintenance.

Is your blue bin broken? Please call the Technical Services at 514-457-6844 and we will repair it for free.

"Online Requests" form

 

What can be recycled?

Paper and cardboard Paper

flat and corrugated cardboard, newspapers, flyers and pamphlets, paper bags, books, magazines and periodicals, telephone directories, egg cartons, writing paper, envelopes with or without window, non-metallic wrapping paper, milk and juice cartons.

Metal

All metal containers, cans, aluminum foil, aluminum plates, beverage cans.

Glass

All glass containers of any colour.

Plastic

All plastic containers, plastic grocery bags, product packaging, washed milk bags and pouches, frozen vegetable bags, bread bags, sandwich bags, bulk food bags, dry cleaning bags, Plastics #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7.

 

What cannot be recycled?

Paper and cardboard

facial tissue, diapers, paper towels, wax paper, cellophane, metallic wrapping paper, soiled paper and cardboard (pizza boxes), stickers.

Metal

Batteries, galvanized sheet metal, pressurized containers, objects weighing over 2.2kg, (1 lb) small metal objects (nails, bolts, screws), objects larger than 4L in volume, objects 50 cm (20 inches) or longer.

Glass

Mirrors and flat glass (window glass), crystal, pottery, porcelain, dishes, light bulbs, fluorescent tubes.

Plastic

Rubber items, styrofoam, laundry baskets, garden hoses, plugs or caps, swimming pool covers, toys, potato chip or snack bags, meat and cheese wrappings, soiled wrapping, Plastic #6, cereal and cracker bags, plastic cups, cookie packaging trays.