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

 

Please note that the Electronic Drop-Off Depot is located at the Household Hazardous Waste Depot.

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 Landfill or the Household Hazardous Waste Depot
  Books Recycling Depot Re-use or donate Can try the Library to see 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 Merrick Landfill  Household Hazardous Waste Depot Small steel pieces can be brought to steel container at Household Hazardous Waste Depot
  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   1399 Franklin Street
  Cleaning Fluid Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
  Coffee Cardboard Trays Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
  Coffee Cups Regular Garbage    
  Coffee Cup Lids Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
  Computers Household Hazardous Waste Depot   Computers will NOT be picked up at the curb, and are banned at the Landfill
  Cooking Oil Household Hazardous Waste Depot   Businesses are allowed to bring small amount of oil to the Hazardous Waste Depot
  Concrete (free of rebar) Merrick Landfill    
  Coat Hangers Household Hazardous Waste Depot   Should not be placed in the Recycling Bin. Steel ones can go into steel bin
  Corrugated Cardboard Recycling Center    
  Cosmetics Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
D Degreaser Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
  Dehumidifier Merrick Landfill  Refrigeration 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 Lids are accepted in bue box, provided they are not on container
  Empty Metal Paint Cans without Lids Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot Lids are accepted in bue box, provided they are not on container
  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 Only accept  food and beverage container glass. 
  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 Depot)
  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  
  Household Cleaner Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
  Humidifier Merrick Landfill  Refrigeration 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    
  Lids Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
  Light Bulbs Household Hazardous Waste Depot   Residents only- CFC bulbs and tubes accepted
  Lighter Fluid Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
  Liquid Waste Not accepted at the Merrick Landfill   We do not accept liquid waste at landfill - we need to know what the liquid is.  Please call the Wasteline at (705) 474-0400, extension 2333.
  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   Tipping fees apply 
  Metal (any type that is liftable) Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
  Metal Polish Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
  Microwave Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
  Mirrors Regular Garbage    
  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    
  Oven Cleaner Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
P Paint Household Hazardous Waste Depot Paint Reuse Centre  
  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 Hangers Regular Garbage    
  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    
  Pots and Pans If in good condition, Salvation Army or other charity Household Hazardous Waste Depot Steel bin
  Power Tools Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
  Printer Cartridges Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
  Printers Household Hazardous Waste Depot   Printers will NOT be picked up at the curb, and are banned at the Landfill
  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  
  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  Organic Drop-Off  
  Solvent Fluid Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
  Stain Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
  Steel Cans Recycling Bin- Curbside Recycling Depot  
  Steel Hangers Household Hazardous Waste Depot   Can go into steel bins  
  Stereo Household Hazardous Waste Depot   Stereos will NOT be picked up at the curb, and are banned at the Landfill
  Styrofoam Regular Garbage    
  Swimming Pool Chemicals Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
  Swimming Pool Chlorine Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
  Syringes Local Pharmacy Household Hazardous Waste Depot Use container when transporting syringe
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   TV's will NOT be picked up at the curb, and are banned at the Landfill
V Vacuum Cleaner Household Hazardous Waste Depot Merrick Landfill Depends on steel content
  Varnish Wood Preservative Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
  VCR's Household Hazardous Waste Depot   VCR's will NOT be picked up at the curb, and are banned at the Landfill
  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 Landfill   Depends if the unit has a compressor. If so, treated as an appliance with a refridgerant
  Waxes Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
  Weed Killer Household Hazardous Waste Depot    
  Window Glass (broken) Merrick Landfill    
  Wood (milled) Milled wood - Regular Garbage Merrick Landfill