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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 dealer      X
B                                    Blue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonateCompost / Other 
Bakery traysX      
Batteries (all types)   X   
Beverage cansX      
Beverage cartons   X      
Blankets     X 
Bleach tubs/lidsX      
Bones X     
BottlesX      
Boxboard   X      
Bread bags X     
Broken glass (package carefully for safety) 
X
     
Broken toys X     
Brown paper bags  X      
C                            Blue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonateCompost / Other 
Carbon paper X     
Cardboard (broken down, tied)X      
Cardboard containers with metal bottoms 
X
     
Cardboard and pizza boxes (not soiled)X      
Cards X     
Carpet (3-foot lengths and tied) X     
CataloguesX      
Cell phones   X   
Ceramics X     
Cereal boxesX      
CFL  lightbulbs   X   
Chicken X     
Chip bags X     
Cleaning liquids (corrosive)   X   
Cloth items X     
Clothing (reusable)     X 
Coffee cups (those that aren't 100% paper) 
X
     
Coffee cups (100% paper only)X      
Coffee grounds      X
Comforters     X 
Computers (console, monitor, keyboard)   X   
Construction paperX      
Construction waste - except brick, asphalt, stone or concrete 
X
     
Cookie boxesX      
Cool fireplace ashes      X
DBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonateCompost / Other
Dairy products X     
Detergent tubs/lidsX      
Diapers X     
Dishes (broken) X     
Dishes (used)     X 
Dishwasher  X    
Draperies     X 
Drink boxesX      
Dry cleaning bags X     
Dryer lint X     
EBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / 
Other 
Eggs X     
Egg cartons (paper)X      
Egg shells      X
e-Waste   X   
EnvelopesX      
FBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonateCompost / Other  
Fatty foods X     
Feces (pet) X     
Filters X     
Fireworks (used) X     
Fish scraps X     
Fridge/freezer  X    
Flowers (cut)    X X
Fluorescent light tubes   X   
FlyersX      
Foam packaging X     
Foil containersX      
Frozen juice cansX      
Fruit scraps      X
Furnaces - take to scrap metal dealer      X
GBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other 
Gasoline   X   
Gift boxesX      
Gift wrapping paper X     
Glass bottles/jarsX      
Glasses (drinking)     X 
Glasses (prescription) X   X 
Grass clippings    X X
Grocery bags - return to participating stores for recycling X    X
HBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other 
Hardcover books (no cover)X      
Herbicides   X   
Hot water tanks - take to scrap metal dealer  X   X
Household furniture X   X 
IBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other 
Ice cream tubs/lidsX      
Infected plants X     
JBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other 
Juice bottles,tubs,lidsX      
Juice cartonsX      
 KBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other
Kitchen appliances     X 
Kitchen utensils     X 
 LBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other 
Latex gloves X     
Legal drugs - return to pharmacy or use Medi Drop   X  X
Leaves    X X
Lightbulbs   X   
Lights, fluorescent tubes   X   
Liquid paint   X   
 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      
Meat X     
Microwaves   X X 
Microwave popcorn bags X     
Milk cartonsX      
Milk bags X     
Motor oil   X   
Motor oil bottles, tubs, lids   X   
NBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other
Needles & syringes - return to pharmacy      X
NewspapersX      
 OBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other 
Cooking oil X     
Motor oil   X   
 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      
Peelings      X
Pesticides   X   
Pet waste / kitty litter bag X     
Pharmaceuticals - return to pharmacy or use Medi Drop   X  X
Phone booksX      
Plants (trimmings or house plants)    X X
PlasticsX      
- With #3 , #7 recycling symbolX      
- PET #1X      
- HDPE #2X      
- BottlesX      
- Clear plastic clam shellsX      
- cups/lidsX      
Polysterene foam plastic X     
Pop casesX      
Pots and pans     X 
Propane tanks   X   
Purses     X 
Pyrex     X 
 Q RBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other 
Rubber gloves X     
 SBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other 
Saw dust    X X
Shampoo bottles/lidsX      
Sharps (knives and saw blades) - package carefully 
X
     
Shellfish X     
Shoes X   X 
Shredded paper (place inside clear bag)X      
Smoke detectors   X   
Soft drink cans (empty)X      
Soiled newsprint X     
Solvents   X   
Spray paint (empty)X      
Spray paint (not empty)   X   
Stove  X  X 
Straw    X X
Styrofoam X     
 TBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other
Take out trays, cups and plates (100% paper only)X      
Tea bags      X
Televisions   X X 
Thinners   X   
Tires - Check rethinktires.ca for free disposal sites      X
Tire rims - take to scrap metal dealer      X
Toothpaste tubes X     
Toys     X 
Twigs    X  
U VBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other 
Vacuum bags X     
Vegetable scraps      X
 WBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/  eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other
Wallpaper X     
Watter bottles, tubs, lidsX      
Waxed paper X     
Weeds (before they seed)    X X
Windshield washer bottlesX      
Wood chips    X  
 Y ZBlue BoxGarbageWhite Goods HazWaste/ eWasteYard WasteDonate Compost / Other
Yard waste    X X
Yogurt lidsX      

 

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