ALL ITEMS MUST BE CLEAN. Simply put all clean mixed single stream recycling containers into your cart!
Plastic recycling – plastic bottles and jars #1 to #7 (check the bottom of the container)
Metal recycling – aluminum cans, baking pans/tins, foil, tin cans, steel food containers, EMPTY aerosol cans and lids
Cardboard recycling – corrugated cardboard, shipping boxes, dry food boxes, shoe and tissue boxes, detergent boxes, soda/beer cartons and paper towel/toilet paper rolls. All boxes must be flattened.
Paper recycling – includes all paper, ie. newspapers, magazines, notebooks (remove metal spine), envelopes (with windows), etc. Shredded paper must be bagged up together in clear plastic bags.
Glass recycling – Glass is NOT accepted in our curbside recycling service. Please call dispatch 250-266-6166 to arrange for a separate glass pick up. All bottles and jars must be cleaned with lids removed.
Other recycling – Styrofoam and soft plastics are accepted ONLY if they are bagged up together in clear plastic bags.
Items NOT accepted – window glass, mirrors, electronics, motor oil + other chemical containers, yard + food waste, ceramics, scrap metal
It is essential that the cardboard boxes are broken down before recycling bin. In-tact boxes cannot be bailed. All boxes must be flattened.
All boxes must be smaller than 3ft x 3ft.
Dirty (ie. food waste or grease stained) cardboard cannot be recycled. Please do not put items like pizza boxes in your bin.
Concrete pad - 6 inch reinforced concrete (minimum of 3000 PSI), extending 4 feet in front of gate.
Concrete pad and approach must be on the same plane
Wall - Metal fencing is recommended. Wooden slats also appropriate.
Gates – 3 to 4 hinges recommended. Metal gate stabilizers are needed to hold the gates open or closed. Recessed holes are needed in the pavement.
2 yard – 71.5” L x 36” H x 36” W (box top)
4 yard - 71.5” L x 48” H x 54” W (box top)
6 yard – 71.5” L x 64” H x 66” W (box top), 71.5” L x 60” H x 72” W and a 48” slope (slant box)
8 yard – 71.5” L x 80” H x 67” W (box top), 71.5” L x 66” H x 80” W and a 46” slope (slant box)