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RR #4,
Echo Bay, Ontario, Canada
P0S 1C0
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RECYCLING PROGRAM

Please see our Household Special Waste Depot webpage
HERE



RECYCLING LOCATIONS
- Township Disposal Site (inside the gates and only accessible during Disposal Site Hours)
- HWY 17 East Trading Post at the St. Joe Island turn off


NEW!
May 2016 - Spring Cleanup & Hazardous Waste Handout


GLASS BOTTLES & JARS
Only glass Bottles & Jars! When other glass items, such as window pane glass, drinking glasses, light bulbs, ceramics and china are mixed with the bottles and jars, the load of glass becomes unuseable!!
** Please rinse out bottles and jars **
** Please remove lids **
** You do not have to remove labels **


COMMINGLED PLASTIC & METAL FOOD AND BEVERAGE CONTAINERS
Please recycle the following:
Tin food and beverage cans, aluminum food and beverage cans, aluminum trays and foil (please clean!)
Plastics #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6 food and beverage containers (and products like juice containers).
The above metals and plastics all go in the same deposit bin.
** Please rinse cans and containers **
** For metal cans, push lid inside and squeeze top a bit to hold it there **
** Remove caps and lids from all plastic bottles **
** You don't have to remove the labels **


CARDBOARD & BOXBOARD ONLY!!
Please flatten all boxes to fit in the deposit slots. Please, NO plastic or wax board !!


NEWSPRINT
We welcome newspapers, flyers, magazines, catalogues, telephone books, paper back books, hard cover books, writing paper, and envelopes.


THE DON'TS !!!!
Many items are labeled with the familiar recyling symbol, however, this does not mean that it is recycleable in OUR program!!

If you turn your plastic containers upside down, you will usually find the plastic identified by a number inside the recycling symbol and /or the letters PETE or HDPE underneath it.

Some exceptions to the #2 plastic that we CANNOT accept are: Motor oil bottles, pesticide and herbicide containers, wide mouth containers like margarine, yogurt and ice cream tubs, and 20 litre pails.


REMEMBER....DO NOT DEPOSIT THESE!!
Tissues or paper towels
Drinking glasses
Window pane glass, ceramics or china
Light bulbs
Coat hangers (plastic or metal)


CONTACT THE RECYCLING COMPANY
Municipal Waste & Recycling Consultants
9 Industrial Road
Blind River, Ontario
P0R 1B0
Toll Free: 1-800-430-7778
Telephone: (705) 849-0426
Fax: (705) 849-0427
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