Plastic, Metal & Paper Containers

Plastic jugs and bottles with caps and screw tops

Bottles for milk, cooking oil, laundry detergent, fabric softener etc. and bottles for dish soap, mouthwash, pills, vitamins and shampoos.

Plastic clamshells

For baked goods, fruit, produce, eggs, etc. Containers are clear with hinged or click-closed tops.

Plastic garden pots and trays

For bedding plants, seedlings, vegetable plants, etc. (remove remaining soil from garden pots and trays).

Plastic and paper cups with lids

For hot and cold beverages.

Aluminum foil take-out containers

Foil wrap and take-out containers including pie plates, food trays, etc.

Empty household aerosol containers

For food, air fresheners, shaving cream, deodorant, hairspray, etc.

Aluminum and steel cans and lids

For food (including pet food), tins for cookies, tea, chocolates, etc.

Gable-top and aseptic boxes and cartons

Cartons for milk, milk-type beverages, cream, substitute eggs, sugar, molasses, etc. and boxes for milk, milk-type beverages, cream, soup, broth, sauces, etc.

Frozen dessert boxes and microwavable bowls and cups

Frozen dessert boxes for ice cream, frozen yogurt, etc., and microwavable bowls and cups for soups and entrees.

Plastic jars and tubs with lids

Plastic jars and lids for peanut butter, jam, nuts, condiments, vitamins and supplements, personal care products and cosmetics. Plastic pails for laundry detergent, ice cream, pet food etc.

Spiral wound cans and metal lids

For frozen juice concentrate, potato chips, cookie dough, coffee, nuts, baby formula, etc.

Plastic trays and tops

For deli chicken, single serve meals, prepared foods, baked goods, housewares and hardware (containers are clear or have black bottom trays with clear domes).

NOT ACCEPTED:
  • Straws
  • Paper towels or napkins (include with green waste, if applicable)
  • Tissues
  • Juice cartons/drink boxes and beverage bottles (return for deposit refund)
  • Stand-up pouches
  • Spray paint cans
  • Propane cylinders
  • Steel paint cans
  • Coat hangers
  • Pots, pans and baking trays
  • Toys
  • Appliances
  • Wiring or metal cords
  • Chip or foil bags*
  • Foil-lined cardboard take-out containers or lids
  • Packaging labelled biodegradable or compostable
  • Liquid-absorbing pads
  • Containers for motor oil, vehicle lubricant, or antifreeze
  • White or coloured foam trays*
  • Foam cups*
  • Soft plastic packaging for perishable foods (e.g. meat, poultry etc.)
  • Plastic or foil lids from coffee and tea pods
  • Coffee grounds (include with green waste, if applicable)
  • Ceramic plant pots
  • Lawn edging
  • Tarps
  • Plastic furniture
  • Garden hoses
  • Plastic string or rope
  • Plastic pails larger than 25L
  • Bowls with metal rims
  • Plastic cutlery


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