What Goes Where? Garbage - Hazardous Waste - Recycling - and other things

What Goes Where?

Garbage - Hazardous Waste - Recycling - and other things

Item

Where to drop it off/Where it goes

Alternate drop off

Additional information

A Aerosol Cans Household Hazardous Waste Depot Recycling Bin- Curbside If full, bring it to the Household Hazardous Waste Depot. If empty, the can and lid can go into blue box.
Air Conditioners Merrick Landfill  Private Refrigeration Company $25.00 fee plus applicable tipping fee at Merrick Landfill
Aluminum Cans Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
Aluminum Trays Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
Ammunition Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Antifreeze Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Asphalt Tar Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Automotive Oil Containers Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
B Batteries Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Battery Acid Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Biomedical Waste Household Hazardous Waste Depot (Only Accept Syringes) Local Pharmacy We do not accept biomedical waste from businesses at Merrick Landfil or the Household Hazardous Waste Depot.
Books Recycling Depot Re-use or donate Ask local schools or library if they would like a donation. 
Boxboard Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
Brake Fluid Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Bricks Merrick Landfill     
Broken Glass Regular Garbage   Place in cardboard box labelled 'broken glass'
Brush Merrick Landfill    Tipping fees apply. Brush is not accepted at the Organic Drop Off Depot
Bubble Wrap Regular Garbage    
Bug Remover Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Bullets Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
C Car Batteries Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Car Grease Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Car Parts Household Hazardous Waste Depot Merrick Landfill Steel pieces can be brought to steel container at either location.
Car Polish Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Cardboard Recyling Bin- Curbside (in or beside blue box) Recycling Depot  
Cell Phones Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Ceramics Regular Garbage    
Christmas Trees Public Works Yard   Christmas tree drop-off available at 1399 Franklin Street. 
Cleaning Fluid Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Coffee Cardboard Trays Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
Coffee Cup Lids Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
Cooking Oil Household Hazardous Waste Depot   Businesses are allowed to bring small amount of oil to the Hazardous Waste Depot
Computers Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Concrete (free of rebar) Merrick Landfill    
Coat Hangers Regular Garbage Household Hazardous Waste Depot Steel coat hangers can go into the metal bin.
Corrugated cardboard Merrick Landfill    
Cosmetics Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
D Degreaser Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Dehumidifier Merrick Landfill  Refridgerator Company Merrick Landfill charges $25 fee plus applicable tipping fee
Digital Equipment Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Dish Soap Bottles Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
Dishwasher Detergent Bottles Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
Disinfectant Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Drain Cleaner Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Dryer Household Hazardous Waste Depot Merrick Landfill Place the dryer in or next to the steel bin (if the bin is full)
Drywall Merrick Landfill    
DVD Players Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
DVD's Re-use or donate Regular garbage  
Dye Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
E Egg Containers (plastic or cardboard) Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
Electronics Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Empty Aerosol Cans without Lids Recycling Bin- Curbside Household Hazardous Waste Depot Remove lids from container and place in blue box.
Empty Metal Paint Cans without Lids Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot Remove lids from container and place in blue box.
Engine Flushes Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
F Fan Household Hazardous Waste Depot Merrick Landfill Depends on steel content
Film Regular Garbage    
Fire Extinguishers Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Flea Collars Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Floor Polishers Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Floor Strippers Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Flower Clippings Organic Drop-off Depot  Merrick Landfill  
Freezers Merrick Landfill Refrigeration Company Merrick Landfill charges $25.00 fee plus applicable tipping fee
Fuel Oil Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Fungicides Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Furniture Polishers Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Furniture Stripper Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
G Gasoline Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Glass Bottles Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot Please bring liquor bottles back to The Beer Store for a refund. 
Glass Jars Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
Glue Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Grass Organic Drop-off Depot   Grass collection ban in North Bay. No grass collection at curb. Residents are encouraged to grasscycle (compost at home in backyard composter or take to Organic Drop-off).
Grease Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
H Heating Oil Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Herbicide Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Hot Chocolate Cans Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
Hot Water Tank Household Hazardous Waste Depot Merrick Landfill Can go into steel bins at either location. 
Household Cleaner Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Humidifier Merrick Landfill  Refridgerator Company Merrick Landfill charges $25 fee plus applicable tipping fee
I Insecticide Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Insulation Merrick Landfill    
J Jewelry Cleaner Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
K Kerosene Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Keyboards Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
L Laptops Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Laquer Stain Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Laundry Detergent Bottles Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
Laundry Stain Remover Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Lawnmower Household Hazardous Waste Depot Merrick Landfill Can go into steel bins at either location. 
Leaves Organic Drop-off Depot    
Light Bulbs Household Hazardous Waste Depot   Residents only- CFC bulbs and tubes accepted
Lighter Fluid Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Liquid Waste Not accepted   We need to know what the liquid is.
Lithium Batteries Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Lube Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Lye or Caustic Soda Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
M Magazines Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
Medication Household Hazardous Waste Depot Local Pharmacy  
Mattresses Merrick Landfill   New recycling program effective as of May 2017 - 20$ fee attached. 
Metal Household Hazardous Waste Depot Merrick Landfill Can go into steel bins at either location. 
Metal Polish Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Microwave Household Hazardous Waste Depot Merrick Landfill Can go into steel bins at either location. 
Mixed Paper Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
Monitors Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Moth Balls Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Motor Oil Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
N Nail Polish Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Newspapers Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
O Oil Filter Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Oven Merrick Landfill Household Hazardous Waste Depot Can go into steel bins at either location. 
Oven Cleaner Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
P Paint Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Paint Brush Cleaner Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Paint Thinner Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Pellet Gun Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Pesticides Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Phones Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Photo Chemicals Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Photocopiers Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Plant and Flower Waste Organic Drop off Depot    No brush accepted at Organic Drop Off Depot
Plastic Bags Regular Garbage    
Plastic Beverage Containers Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
Plastic Cutlery Regular Garbage    
Plastic Food Containers Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
Plastic Juice Containers Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
Plastic Planting Trays Regular Garbage    
Poisons Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Polycoat Cartons Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
Potato Chip Bag Regular Garbage    
Power Tools Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Printer Cartridges Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Printers Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Propane Tanks (big and small) Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
R Radiator Flushes Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Removers Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Rock Salt Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Roofing Tar Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Rust Proofer Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
S Scanners Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Scrap Wood Merrick Landfill    
Shampoo Bottles Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
Sharps Local Pharmacy Household Hazardous Waste Depot Place sharps in a sealed container with the lid taped. 
Shingles Merrick Landfill    
Shredded Paper Recycling Depot    
Snowblower Household Hazardous Waste Depot Merrick Landfill Can go into steel bins at either location. 
Sod Organic Drop off Depot     
Solvent Fluid Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Stain Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Steel Cans Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
Stereo Electronic Drop-off Depot    
Styrofoam Regular Garbage   Not recyclable.
Swimming Pool Chemicals Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Swimming Pool Chlorine Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Syringes Household Hazardous Waste Depot Local Pharmacy  
T Tar Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Tetra Packs (remove/discard straws) Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
Tiles Merrick Landfill    
Tires Merrick Landfill  Tire Store Maximum of 4 tires at businesses
Toilets Merrick Landfill    
Toner Cartridges Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Tubs (plastic containers) Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
Tubs (washroom) Merrick Landfill    
Turpentine Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
TV's Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
V Vacuum Cleaner Household Hazardous Waste Depot Merrick Landfill Depends on steel content
Varnish Wood Preservative Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
VHS Tapes Regular Garbage Re-use or donate  
Video Game Consoles Household Hazardous Waste Depot Re-use or donate  
W Washing machine Merrick Landfill    
Waste Oil Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Water Coolers Merrick Landfill   Merrick Landfill charges $25 fee plus applicable tipping fee
Waxes Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Weed Killer Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
Window Glass (broken) Merrick Landfill   Not recyclable.
Wood (milled) Regular Garbage Merrick Landfill