What bin should I put my waste in?

Image Material What waste bin? Note
Aerosol cans Aerosol cans
recycling
Cans must be empty
Aluminum foil Aluminum foil
recycling
Books Books
recycling
Paperback and hardcover
Boxes Boxes
recycling
Boxboard and cardboard (shoe boxes, cereal boxes, corrugated boxes etc.)
Blister packs Blister packs
landfill
Empty gum and medication packs
Brown paper bags (dry) Brown paper bags (dry)
recycling
Clean and dry bags
Brown paper bags (wet) Brown paper bags (wet)
organics
Wet or soiled bags
Cans (food) Cans (food)
recycling
Aluminum or steel
Carbon paper Carbon paper
landfill
Coffee cups Coffee cups
landfill
Cups from Tim Hortons, Starbucks, McDonalds, etc. NC has special GREY BINS for coffee cups. Lids, cups and stir sticks can all be thrown away together.
Coffee cup trays (dry) Coffee cup trays (dry)
recycling
Clean and dry pulp fibre tray
Coffee cup trays (wet) Coffee cup trays (wet)
organics
Wet and/or used pulp fibre tray
Coffee filters and grounds Coffee filters and grounds
organics
Construction paper Construction paper
recycling
Cotton swabs and make-up pads Cotton swabs and make-up pads
landfill
Dairy items Dairy items
organics
Butter, yogurt, milk, cream etc. (recycle container separately)
Egg cartons (fibre) Egg cartons (fibre)
recycling
Eggs and eggshells Eggs and eggshells
organics
Flowers and plants Flowers and plants
organics
Recycle container separately
Food wrappers Food wrappers
landfill
Chips, granola bar wrappers, etc.
Fruits and vegetables Fruits and vegetables
organics
Glass bottles and jars Glass bottles and jars
recycling
Gloves (rubber) Gloves (rubber)
landfill
Gloves (nitrile) Gloves (nitrile)
landfill
Hair and fur Hair and fur
organics
Magazines, flyers, catalogues (glossy print) Magazines, flyers, catalogues (glossy print)
recycling
Meat and bones Meat and bones
organics
Newspaper Newspaper
recycling
Paper (fine) Paper (fine)
recycling
Paper towels and napkins (dry) Paper towels and napkins (dry)
recycling
Clean/dry
Paper towels and napkins (wet) Paper towels and napkins (wet)
organics
Wet/soiled
Plastic Plastic
recycling
Plastic jugs, containers, bottles, buckets, lids, caps, cups, bins etc.
Plastic bags Plastic bags
recycling
Make a bundle/ball (grocery bags)
Plastic utensils Plastic utensils
landfill
If utensil has a recycling symbol with number 1-7 on it it can be recycled instead.
Plastic wrap Plastic wrap
landfill
Ie. Cling wrap, plastic food film
Pop and juice cans Pop and juice cans
recycling
Aluminum cans
Milk cartons and juice boxes (all polycoat containers) Milk cartons and juice boxes (all polycoat containers)
recycling
Sandwich bags and cereal box liners (plastic) Sandwich bags and cereal box liners (plastic)
landfill
Ie. baggies, freezer bags
Spiral tube containers Spiral tube containers
landfill
Pringles cans, frozen juice, frozen/refrigerated dough, breadcrumbs etc.
Stir sticks (wooden) Stir sticks (wooden)
organics
Waxed paper Waxed paper
landfill