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Waste Chart

Check out our waste chart below to learn how to dispose of specific items.

For additional information or for questions about items that aren't on the chart, please contact HGC Management Inc. at (613) 936-6072.

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       A     B     C     D     E     F     G     H        J     K     L     M     N     O     P     Q     R     S     T     U    V     W     Y     Z 

 

ABlue BoxGarbageWhite GoodsHazWaste/
eWaste
Yard WasteDonateCompost / Other
Aerosol cans (empty)X
Aerosol cans (not empty)X
Aluminium cans & foilX
Aluminium foil (soiled)X
Auto part - take to scrap metal dealerX
B                                    Blue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonateCompost / Other 
Bakery traysX
Batteries (all types)X
Beverage cansX
Beverage cartons   X
BlanketsX
Bleach tubs/lidsX
BonesX
BottlesX
Boxboard   X
Bread bagsX
Broken glass (package carefully for safety)
X
Broken toysX
Brown paper bags  X
                           Blue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonateCompost / Other 
Carbon paperX
Cardboard (broken down, tied)X
Cardboard containers with metal bottoms
X
Cardboard and pizza boxes (not soiled)X
CardsX
Carpet (3-foot lengths and tied)X
CataloguesX
Cell phonesX
CeramicsX
Cereal boxesX
CFL  lightbulbsX
ChickenX
Chip bagsX
Cleaning liquids (corrosive)X
Cloth itemsX
Clothing (reusable)X
Coffee cups (those that aren't 100% paper)
X
Coffee cups (100% paper only)X
Coffee groundsX
ComfortersX
Computers (console, monitor, keyboard)X
Construction paperX
Construction waste - except brick, asphalt, stone or concrete
X
Cookie boxesX
Cool fireplace ashesX
DBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonateCompost / Other
Dairy productsX
Detergent tubs/lidsX
DiapersX
Dishes (broken)X
Dishes (used)X
DishwasherX
DraperiesX
Drink boxesX
Dry cleaning bagsX
Dryer lintX
EBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / 
Other 
EggsX
Egg cartons (paper)X
Egg shellsX
e-WasteX
EnvelopesX
FBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonateCompost / Other  
Fatty foodsX
Feces (pet)X
FiltersX
Fireworks (used)X
Fish scrapsX
Fridge/freezerX
Flowers (cut)XX
Fluorescent light tubesX
FlyersX
Foam packagingX
Foil containersX
Frozen juice cansX
Fruit scrapsX
Furnaces - take to scrap metal dealerX
GBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other 
GasolineX
Gift boxesX
Gift wrapping paperX
Glass bottles/jarsX
Glasses (drinking)X
Glasses (prescription)XX
Grass clippingsXX
Grocery bags - return to participating stores for recyclingXX
HBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other 
Hardcover books (no cover)X
HerbicidesX
Hot water tanks - take to scrap metal dealerXX
Household furnitureXX
IBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other 
Ice cream tubs/lidsX
Infected plantsX
JBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other 
Juice bottles,tubs,lidsX
Juice cartonsX
 KBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other
Kitchen appliancesX
Kitchen utensilsX
 LBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other 
Latex glovesX
Legal drugs - return to pharmacy or use Medi DropXX
LeavesXX
LightbulbsX
Lights, fluorescent tubesX
Liquid paintX
 MBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other 
MagazinesX
Mattres/boxspring - bring to landfill for recycling or negotiate disposal when buying new one(s)

 

X

 

X

Margerine tubs/lidsX
MeatX
MicrowavesXX
Microwave popcorn bagsX
Milk cartonsX
Milk bagsX
Motor oilX
Motor oil bottles, tubs, lidsX
NBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other
Needles & syringes - return to pharmacyX
NewspapersX
 OBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other 
Cooking oilX
Motor oilX
 PBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other 
Paint cans (empty and dry)X
Paint cans (not empty)X
PaperX
Paper towels (not soiled with hazardous materials)
X
PaperbacksX
PeelingsX
PesticidesX
Pet waste / kitty litter bagX
Pharmaceuticals - return to pharmacy or use Medi DropXX
Phone booksX
Plants (trimmings or house plants)XX
PlasticsX
- With #3 , #7 recycling symbolX
- PET #1X
- HDPE #2X
- BottlesX
- Clear plastic clam shellsX
- cups/lidsX
Polysterene foam plasticX
Pop casesX
Pots and pansX
Propane tanksX
PursesX
PyrexX
 Q RBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other 
Rubber glovesX
 SBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other 
Saw dustXX
Shampoo bottles/lidsX
Sharps (knives and saw blades) - package carefully
X
ShellfishX
ShoesXX
Shredded paper (place inside clear bag)X
Smoke detectorsX
Soft drink cans (empty)X
Soiled newsprintX
SolventsX
Spray paint (empty)X
Spray paint (not empty)X
StoveXX
StrawXX
StyrofoamX
 TBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other
Take out trays, cups and plates (100% paper only)X
Tea bagsX
TelevisionsXX
ThinnersX
Tires - check Greenmytires.ca for free disposal sitesX
Tire rims - take to scrap metal dealerX
Toothpaste tubesX
ToysX
TwigsX
U VBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other 
Vacuum bagsX
Vegetable scrapsX
 WBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/  eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other
WallpaperX
Watter bottles, tubs, lidsX
Waxed paperX
Weeds (before they seed)XX
Windshield washer bottlesX
Wood chipsX
 Y ZBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other
Yard wasteXX
Yogurt lidsX

 

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