Paper and Cardboard

Newspapers and flyers

Daily and community newspapers and advertising flyers.

Magazines and catalogues

All types of magazines and catalogues; phone books; directories etc.

Gift wrap

Paper gift wrap and greeting cards.

Moulded boxboard packaging

Egg cartons, take-out beverage trays, empty paper-based garden pots, etc.

Corrugated cardboard boxes

Shipping boxes, grocery and liquor store boxes, pizza boxes (without residue).

Toilet paper and paper towel rolls

Writing/home office paper

Note pads; loose leaf paper; white or coloured computer, copier and printer paper; plain and window envelopes; shredded paper.

Paper bags

Kraft paper bags (any colour, including brown grocery sacks, white prescription bags, and brown envelopes); multi-layered bags (for pet food, flour, sugar etc.).


Boxes for cereal, shoes, tissues, pizza, frozen entrees, desserts detergent, etc; carrier trays for bulk bottled water, soft drinks, cans, food, etc; cores for paper towel and toilet tissue.

  • Hardcover or paperback books*
  • Non-paper gift wrap
  • Ribbons or bows
  • Musical greeting cards with batteries*
  • Padded envelopes
  • Cardboard boxes with wax coating
  • Paper towels or napkins (include with green waste, if applicable)
  • Tissues
  • Dirt in paper-based garden pots (include with green waste, if applicable)
  • Foil-lined bags (e.g. packaged cookies)
  • Bags with a foil layer
  • Bags with a thin plastic layer

  • * Accepted at either of our drop-off locations.