What goes to the community recycling centre

A Community Recycling Centre is a place where you can drop off things that aren't picked up at the curb. There is no cost to drop off things that will be recycled but you have to pay to drop off garbage at a CRC.

Search for an item using Recycle Coach or review a list of acceptable items below.

Leaf and Yard


  • Branches – no larger than 2.5 inches in diameter
  • Brush – less than 4 feet long
  • Garden, Hedge and Tree Trimmings
  • Grass Clippings
  • Halloween Pumpkins
  • Christmas Trees (all tinsel and ornaments must be removed)
  • House and Garden Plants
  • Leaves in Yard Bags
  • Fruits and Vegetables from Gardens
  • Woodchips

Wood


  • 2x4’s or 2x2’s of clean wood
  • Wooden Logs – Less than 12 inches in diameter and must be 4 feet or less in length

Electronics


  • Fax Machines
  • Printers (Toner must be drained or removed)
  • Radios / Stereos
  • Electronic Games
  • Scanners
  • Telephone Pagers
  • Digital Cameras
  • DVD Players
  • VCR’s
  • All Computer Monitors go into Monitor Bins

Metal


  • Aluminum siding, eaves troughs and wire fencing must be bundled and tied)
  • Appliances with out (CFCs)
  • Barbeques
  • Car Parts
  • Bed Frames
  • Bicycles
  • Engine Parts (All fluids must be drained)
  • Fencing / Posts
  • Lawn Mowers (Engine must be detached and drained)
  • Metal Desks and Sinks
  • Pipes and pipe fittings
  • Porch Railings
  • Artificial Christmas Trees (Only ones with metal base and pole)
  • Light Fixtures (No ballasts)

Appliances (White Goods)


  • Air Conditioners (Window or central air)
  • Water coolers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Freezers and Refrigerators (No food)
  • Hot Water Tanks (Drained)
  • Water Pressure Tanks
  • Pool Heaters
  • Laundry Machines and dryers
  • Dishwashers
  • Stoves / Ovens / Microwave Ovens
  • Metal weighing 2kg or more

Bulky Rigid Plastic


  • 1-5 Gallon buckets / pails (No larger than 20L, metal handles removed)
  • Plastic baskets (laundry)
  • Lawn furniture (must be 100% plastic)
  • Broken plastic carts / Garbage cans (wheels and axles removed)
  • Plastic children toys, play structures (must be 100% plastic)
  • Plastic soda and milk crates

Tires


  • Tires – Four per day (No Rims)

Roofing Materials


  • Shingles (accepted for an additional fee)
    • Shingles must be free of wood, metal, and plastic
    • Cedar shingles are unacceptable