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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 Blue Box Garbage White Goods HazWaste/
eWaste
Yard Waste Donate Compost / Other
Aerosol cans (empty) X            
Aerosol cans (not empty)     X      
Aluminium cans & foil X            
Aluminium foil (soiled)   X          
Auto part - take to scrap metal dealer             X
B                                    Blue Box Garbage White Goods  HazWaste/ eWaste Yard Waste Donate Compost / Other 
Bakery trays X            
Batteries (all types)       X      
Beverage cans X            
Beverage cartons    X            
Blankets           X  
Bleach tubs/lids X            
Bones   X          
Bottles X            
Boxboard    X            
Bread bags   X          
Broken glass (package carefully for safety)  
X
         
Broken toys   X          
Brown paper bags   X            
C                            Blue Box Garbage White Goods  HazWaste/ eWaste Yard Waste Donate Compost / 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          
Catalogues X            
Cell phones       X      
Ceramics   X          
Cereal boxes X            
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 paper X            
Construction waste - bring to landfill  
X
         
Cookie boxes X            
Cool fireplace ashes             X
D Blue Box Garbage White Goods  HazWaste/ eWaste Yard Waste Donate Compost / Other
Dairy products   X          
Detergent tubs/lids X            
Diapers   X          
Dishes (broken)   X          
Dishes (used)           X  
Dishwasher     X        
Draperies           X  
Drink boxes X            
Dry cleaning bags   X          
Dryer lint   X          
E Blue Box Garbage White Goods  HazWaste/ eWaste Yard Waste Donate  Compost / 
Other 
Eggs   X          
Egg cartons (paper) X            
Egg shells             X
e-Waste       X      
Envelopes X            
F Blue Box Garbage White Goods  HazWaste/ eWaste Yard Waste Donate Compost / 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      
Flyers X            
Foam packaging   X          
Foil containers X            
Frozen juice cans X            
Fruit scraps             X
Furnaces - take to scrap metal dealer             X
G Blue Box Garbage White Goods  HazWaste/ eWaste Yard Waste Donate  Compost / Other 
Gasoline       X      
Gift boxes X            
Gift wrapping paper   X          
Glass bottles/jars X            
Glasses (drinking)           X  
Glasses (prescription)   X       X  
Grass clippings         X   X
Grocery bags - return to participating stores for recycling   X         X
H Blue Box Garbage White Goods  HazWaste/ eWaste Yard Waste Donate  Compost / Other 
Hardcover books (no cover) X            
Herbicides       X      
Hot water tanks - take to scrap metal dealer     X       X
Household furniture   X       X  
I Blue Box Garbage White Goods  HazWaste/ eWaste Yard Waste Donate  Compost / Other 
Ice cream tubs/lids X            
Infected plants   X          
J Blue Box Garbage White Goods  HazWaste/ eWaste Yard Waste Donate  Compost / Other 
Juice bottles,tubs,lids X            
Juice cartons X            
 K Blue Box Garbage White Goods  HazWaste/ eWaste Yard Waste Donate  Compost / Other
Kitchen appliances           X  
Kitchen utensils           X  
 L Blue Box Garbage White Goods  HazWaste/ eWaste Yard Waste Donate  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      
 M Blue Box Garbage White Goods  HazWaste/ eWaste Yard Waste Donate  Compost / Other 
Magazines X            
Mattres/boxspring - bring to landfill for recycling or negotiate disposal when buying new one(s)  

 

X

       

 

X

Margerine tubs/lids X            
Meat   X          
Microwaves       X   X  
Microwave popcorn bags   X          
Milk cartons X            
Milk bags   X          
Motor oil       X      
Motor oil bottles, tubs, lids       X      
N Blue Box Garbage White Goods  HazWaste/ eWaste Yard Waste Donate  Compost / Other
Needles & syringes - return to pharmacy             X
Newspapers X            
 O Blue Box Garbage White Goods  HazWaste/ eWaste Yard Waste Donate  Compost / Other 
Cooking oil   X          
Motor oil       X      
 P Blue Box Garbage White Goods  HazWaste/ eWaste Yard Waste Donate  Compost / Other 
Paint cans (empty and dry) X            
Paint cans (not empty)       X      
Paper X            
Paper towels (not soiled with hazardous materials)  
X
         
Paperbacks X            
Peelings             X
Pesticides       X      
Pet waste / kitty litter bag   X          
Pharmaceuticals - return to pharmacy or use Medi Drop       X     X
Phone books X            
Plants (trimmings or house plants)         X   X
Plastics X            
- With #3 , #7 recycling symbol X            
- PET #1 X            
- HDPE #2 X            
- Bottles X            
- Clear plastic clam shells X            
- cups/lids X            
Polysterene foam plastic   X          
Pop cases X            
Pots and pans           X  
Propane tanks       X      
Purses           X  
Pyrex           X  
 Q R Blue Box Garbage White Goods  HazWaste/ eWaste Yard Waste Donate  Compost / Other 
Rubber gloves   X          
 S Blue Box Garbage White Goods  HazWaste/ eWaste Yard Waste Donate  Compost / Other 
Saw dust         X   X
Shampoo bottles/lids X            
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          
 T Blue Box Garbage White Goods  HazWaste/ eWaste Yard Waste Donate  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 V Blue Box Garbage White Goods  HazWaste/ eWaste Yard Waste Donate  Compost / Other 
Vacuum bags   X          
Vegetable scraps             X
 W Blue Box Garbage White Goods  HazWaste/  eWaste Yard Waste Donate  Compost / Other
Wallpaper   X          
Watter bottles, tubs, lids X            
Waxed paper   X          
Weeds (before they seed)         X   X
Windshield washer bottles X            
Wood chips         X    
 Y Z Blue Box Garbage White Goods  HazWaste/ eWaste Yard Waste Donate  Compost / Other
Yard waste         X   X
Yogurt lids X            

 

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