Reduce * Reuse * Recycle

Acceptable Materials

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Item name Where it goes / What to do with
Sugar bags

Organics (Green Bin)

Tin Foil

Plastics/Glass/Cans (Blue Bag)

If the foil is clean, it can be recycled with your glass, tin and plastics. If the foil is dirty it is garbage.

Twigs & branches

Organics (Green Bin) Click for more info

Branches & twigs can go in the green cart or they can be tied and bundled in 4 ft lengths and placed beside the green cart.

VHS Tapes

Garbage (Clear Bag)

Paper sleeves and plastic cases from these items are recyclable.

Vinyl siding

Garbage (Clear Bag)

This is garbage, for small amounts it can be placed at the curb tied in a bundle no longer than 4feet long and weighing no more than 15 kgs. Large amounts must be brought to the Pictou County Solid Waste Management Facility in Mount William.

wood

Everything Else (not in regular pickup) Click for more info

You can take construction waste to the Pictou County Solid Waste Management Facility in Mount William.

Wood shavings /chips

Organics (Green Bin)

Small amounts are

Wrapping paper

Organics (Green Bin) Click for more info

Paper gift wrap goes in the green bin, foil wrap is regular garbage

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