For several years now, the Borough of Saint-Laurent has offered recycling
collection to all residential and institutional buildings on the territory.
Buildings with 8 or fewer
Close to 16,000 recycling bins on
wheels were distributed to buildings with 8 or fewer units in fall 2010.
Accordingly, residents received one or several 240 L bins depending
on the type of building. This new tool makes it possible to recycle more and
thereby decrease the tonnage of waste produced in Saint-Laurent.
Buildings with 9 or more
Residents of buildings with 9 or
more units also participate in recycling collection with the help of recycling
bags. This tool makes it possible for recyclable materials to be discarded every
week before being transfered into a larger bin in the building.
Industries, businesses and
Large recycling bins with a 360 L
capacity have been installed at industries, businesses and institutions. All
users, clients and employees are asked to participate in the collective