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Recycling collection

Recycling materials accepted

  • Newspapers, flyers, magazines
  • Paper sheets (with staples) and envelopes (with or without window), Post-it type notes
  • Cereal, frozen food, shoe, soap boxes, etc.
  • Flattened boxes
  • File folders
  • Paper bags
  • Phone books
  • Books
  • Beverage cups (without plastic cover)
Cardboard boxesNewspapers, flyers, magazines
  • Bottles
  • Flasks, jars of all sizes and colors (with or without labels)
  • Tins
  • Lids
  • Clean non-returnable cans
  • Clean containers, plates and aluminum paper
Aluminum cansCans
  • Hard
    • Bottles (detergent, soft drinks, milk, juice, etc.)
    • Clean food containers from plastic type 1 to 7 (except 6)*
    • Lids and covers
    • Juice boxes or any other "multilayer" boxes
  • Flexible
    • Grocery and shopping bags assembled in one bag
    • Ziploc bags
    • Dry clean, bread and pastry bags
    • Any clean plastic bag

*Plastic type number is found under the container inside a triangle.

To allow a more hygienic handling, please wash all containers before putting them in the bin.

Box of juice	
Plastic bottlesBags

Materials refused in the recycling bin

  • Any container from plastic type 6 : styrofoam cups, plastic forks and knives, lids from hot beverages, Saran Wrap type plastic wrapping
  • Candies wrapping and chips bags
  • Porcelaine tablewear
  • Soiled paper tissues and paper towels
  • Carbon paper

These materials can go in the waste bin.