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    October 31, 2018
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What to Recycle Download your owrn my-waste app Items marked with an X should be placed in the garbage. Paper Cups & Lids Frozen Food Packaging astic Containers & Lids Cartons (plastic coated) All empty & rinsed household plastic containers I disposable paper Rinsed, plastic coated boxes such as ice cream cartons Rinsed milk/milk alternative cartons Rinsed soup tetra-pak' containers based cups & lids DO NOT INCLUDE DO NOT INCLUDE Lawn edging, tarps, plastic furniture or toys or garden hoses Motor oil or chemical containers (visit for drop off locations) PLASTIC BAGS&STYROFOANM must be taken to DEPOT ONLY Paper Cans & Lids DO NOT INCLUDE . Aerosol Cans & Caps Hairspray, deodorant, shaving cream, air freshener, food based aerosols Frozen juice, coffee cans, nuts, chips, baby formula cans Put lids in cart loose X Stand-up drink es completely empty Tin Cans &Lids Microwaveable Paper Containers other paper bowls DO NOT INCLUDE Aluminum DO NOT INCLUDE Foil & food containers Empty & rinse Labels are ok All tin cans, keep lids attached Empty & rinseLabels are ok s &t (please take to hazardous waste depot) DO NOT INCLUDE . Propane cylinders DO NOT INCLUDE X Chip or foil bags X Foil wrap from butter or cigarettes Coat hangers, pots, pans or baking trays (please donate or take to metal recycler) (please call for recycling Bowls with metal rims Paper, Newspaper, Magazines Cardboard & Boxboard Newspapers, flyers & inserts Shredded paper accepted inside CLEAR plastic bag White & coloured paper & magazines, catalogues, phone books Clean cardboard boxes, Cereal box type cardboard DO NOT INCLUDE X NEW Paper bags with a plastic layer, eg pet food bags, tortilla chip bags DO NOT INCLUDE x Waxed produce boxes Carbon paper, used tissue or paper towels, foil gift wrap, ribbon bows, padded envelopes Books (please donate) . De t On Items marked with an X should be placed in the garbage. Styrofoam, plastic bags and glass are not acceptable in curbside recycling carts. Plastic Bags & Overwrap Glass StyrofoamTH Clear or coloured glass jars Clean meat trays, foam egg cartons, take out containers, cups &bows Cushion packaging used to protect electronics Separate white from coloured Bags for groceries, dry cleaning, bread, salad, frozen vegetable bags, outer bags for diaper, soft drinks, overwrap on mattresses, furniture & electronics DO NOT INCLUDE Glasses, dishes, cookware, DO NOT INCLUDE x Foam peanuts, packing chips or noodles DO NOT INCLUDE x Biodegradable or compostable plastic bags x Plastic shipping envelopes Blue or pink foam board insulation Take beverage glass back to depot for deposit refund x shrink wrap for meats Other Flexible Packaging at Depots NEW Currently accepted at Planet Earth Recycling, Columbia Bottle Depots, Boucherie Bottle depot (As of January 1, 2019, these items will be ACCEPTED AT ALL DEPOTS) .chip bags and snack wrappers Zipper bags and pouches Mesh bags and more. For a full list visit Cellophane For more information visit or contact the Regional Waste Reduction Office at 250-469-6250. RECYCLEBC