Waste from residential sources accounts for more than 30 per cent of the garbage sent to the Regional Landfill. By reducing, reusing and participating in their complexes' recycling program multi-family residents have helped the region achieve a 64 per cent landfill waste diversion rate â€“ one of the highest in Canada.
Please take the time to know what materials are accepted through your building's recycling program and how to prepare them. If you have questions, ask your manager.
The materials you recycle are processed into new products and extend the life of the region's only landfill. Here are some of the other benefits:
How and where to recycle on materials not accepted in your complex's garbage containers
For information about where to dispose of oversize items, small appliances, electronics, scrap metal, paints, solvents and pesticides visit the links below.
RDN Recycling Directory Click here to find recycling services and options near you.