What can be recycled in St Catharines?

What can you not put in your recycling bin?

To help you out, we’ve put together a list of 18 things you should absolutely never toss into your home recycling bin.

  • Styrofoam. Avoid Styrofoam containers. …
  • Bubble wrap. Bubble wrap’s thin film can get tangled in recycling machines. …
  • Cords. …
  • Aerosol cans. …
  • Grocery bags. …
  • Batteries. …
  • Mirrors. …
  • Clothes hangers.

What goes in what recycling bin?

Recycling bin or bags

  • plastic – including bottles, pots, tubs, cartons and carrier bags (empty and untied)
  • paper – including newspapers, magazines and letters.
  • cardboard – including cereal and egg boxes.
  • metal – including tins, cans, aerosols, aluminium foil and bottle tops.
  • glass – including bottles and jars.

What goes in a GREY box?

What goes in the Grey Box?

  • Plastic bags and stretchy plastic film (placed in a tied plastic bag)
  • Newspaper.
  • Flyers, junk mail and magazines.
  • Office paper (all colours)
  • Envelopes.
  • Shredded paper (in a clear or transparent tied bag no larger than 90cm x 60cm x 20cm [3′ x 2′ x 8″])
  • Boxboard.

What can I put in my GREY recycle bin?

Foil (Clean/Unused) Recycling Foil which is clean or unused should be put in your grey recycling bin. Foil which cannot be cleaned (e.g. has oil or fat on it) must be put in your black household waste bin, it cannot be recycled.

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What are the most common items that I can put into my curbside recycling bin?

What are the most common items that I can put into my curbside recycling bin?

  • Cardboard.
  • Paper.
  • Food boxes.
  • Mail.
  • Beverage cans.
  • Food cans.
  • Glass bottles.
  • Jars (glass and plastic)

Can you put old magazines in the recycle bin?

Catalogs and magazines:

If the catalog or magazine came in a plastic wrapper, take off the wrapper first and then after you read, you can put the entire thing in the recycling bin. … These things often get removed during the recycling process at a paper mill or a recycling facility.

What can you not put in a black bin?

What you can’t put in your black bin:

  • Garden Waste.
  • Electrical items.
  • Any building waste including bricks and rubble.
  • Soil and sand.
  • Hazardous waste.
  • Gas canisters – empty gas bottles should be returned to the original supplier or manufacturer wherever possible (the manufacturer is normally identified on the side of bottle).