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

Item Where to drop it off/Where it goes Additional information
Oven
Merrick Landfill

Can go into steel bins at either location. 

Newspapers
Recycling Bin

Including all inserts and flyers. Remove and discard plastic bags.

Oil Filter
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Kerosene
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Oven Cleaner
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
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
Plastic Cutlery
Regular Garbage
Plastic Food Containers
Recycling Bin
Plastic Juice Containers
Recycling Bin
Plastic Planting Trays
Regular Garbage
Nail Polish
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Poisons
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Motor Oil
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Monitors
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Laptops
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Laquer Stain
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Laundry Detergent Bottles
Recycling Bin
Laundry Stain Remover
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Lawnmower
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
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
Magazines
Recycling Bin
Medication
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Mattresses
Merrick Landfill
New recycling program effective as of May 2017 - 20$ fee attached.
Metal
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Can go into steel bins at either location.
Metal Polish
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Microwave
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Can go into steel bins at either location.
Mixed Paper
Recycling Bin
Moth Balls
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Polycoat Cartons
Recycling Bin
Potato Chip Bag
Regular Garbage
Power Tools
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Tar
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Tetra Packs (remove/discard straws)
Recycling Bin
Tiles
Merrick Landfill
Tires
Merrick Landfill
Maximum of 4 tires at businesses
Toilets
Merrick Landfill
Toner Cartridges
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Tubs (plastic containers)
Recycling Bin
Tubs (washroom)
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Turpentine
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
TV's
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Vacuum Cleaner
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Merrick Landfill Depends on steel content
Varnish Wood Preservative
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
VHS Tapes
Regular Garbage
Video Game Consoles
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
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
Syringes
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Swimming Pool Chlorine
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Swimming Pool Chemicals
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Styrofoam
Regular Garbage
Not recyclable.
Printer Cartridges
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Printers
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Propane Tanks (big and small)
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
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
Scanners
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Keyboards
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Scrap Wood
Merrick Landfill
Sharps
Local Pharmacy
Place sharps in a sealed container with the lid taped.
Shingles
Merrick Landfill
Shredded Paper
Recycling Centre
Snowblower
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
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
Stereo
Electronic Drop-off Depot
Shampoo Bottles
Recycling Bin
Window Glass (broken)
Merrick Landfill
Not recyclable.
Wood (milled)
Regular Garbage
Merrick Landfill.
Insulation
Merrick Landfill
Car Grease
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Car Parts
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Steel pieces can be brought to steel container at either location.
Car Polish
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Cardboard
Recycling Bin
Cell Phones
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Ceramics
Regular Garbage
Christmas Trees
Public Works Yard
Christmas tree drop-off available at 1399 Franklin Street.
Car Batteries
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Cleaning Fluid
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Coffee Cup Lids
Recycling Bin
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
Jewelry Cleaner
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Corrugated cardboard
Merrick Landfill
Cosmetics
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Coffee Cardboard Trays
Recycling Bin
Bullets
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Bug Remover
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Bubble Wrap
Regular Garbage
Aerosol Cans
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
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
$25.00 fee plus applicable tipping fee at Merrick Landfill
Aluminum Cans
Recycling Bin
Aluminum Trays
Recycling Bin
Ammunition
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Antifreeze
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Asphalt Tar
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Automotive Oil Containers
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Batteries
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Battery Acid
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Biomedical Waste
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Only Accept Syringes. We do not accept biomedical waste from businesses at Merrick Landfil or the Household Hazardous Waste Depot.
Books
Recycling Centre
Ask local schools or library if they would like a donation.
Boxboard
Recycling Bin
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
Degreaser
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Dehumidifier
Merrick Landfill
Merrick Landfill charges $25 fee plus applicable tipping fee
Coat Hangers
Regular Garbage
Steel coat hangers can go into the metal bin.
Dish Soap Bottles
Recycling Bin
Fuel Oil
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Fungicides
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Furniture Polishers
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Digital Equipment
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Gasoline
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Glass Bottles
Recycling Bin
Please bring liquor bottles back to The Beer Store for a refund.
Glass Jars
Recycling Bin
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
Heating Oil
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Herbicide
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Hot Chocolate Cans
Recycling Bin
Hot Water Tank
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Can go into steel bins at either location.
Household Cleaner
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Humidifier
Merrick Landfill
Merrick Landfill charges $25 fee plus applicable tipping fee
Insecticide
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Freezers
Merrick Landfill
Merrick Landfill charges $25.00 fee plus applicable tipping fee
Flower Clippings
Organic Drop-off Depot
Furniture Stripper
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Floor Polishers
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Dishwasher Detergent Bottles
Recycling Bin
Disinfectant
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Drain Cleaner
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Floor Strippers
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Drywall
Merrick Landfill
DVD Players
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
DVD's
Re-use or donate
Dye
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Dryer
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Place the dryer in or next to the steel bin (if the bin is full)
Electronics
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Empty Aerosol Cans without Lids
Recycling Bin
Remove lids from container and place in blue box.
Empty Metal Paint Cans without Lids
Recycling Bin
Remove lids from container and place in blue box.
Engine Flushes
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Fan
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Depends on steel content
Film
Regular Garbage
Fire Extinguishers
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Flea Collars
Household Hazardous Waste Depot
Egg Containers (plastic or cardboard)
Recycling Bin
Recycling Depot