Frequently asked questions
Because it makes sense. Half of what we throw out every week is recyclable. Putting it in the garbage is costly, and pollutes the environment. Recycling creates lots of jobs and saves natural resources. It also takes 10 to 20 times less energy to make new products from recycled rather than raw new materials.
Because it is necessary. To preserve the quality of the environment, it is essential to make recycling a priority. Everybody's participation is necessary to increase the recuperation rate.
Do I have to separate paper, plastic, glass and metal?
There is no need to separate recyclable materials. You can put paper, plastic, glass and metal all together in the same bin.
Where can I get recycling bin?
Contact the Citizens’ Office at 311.