Use a blue bag for your recyclables:
all plastic containers
all plastic bags
glass and tin containers
all milk containers
aluminum foil and plates
Paper goes in a grocery bag or clear bag:
paper egg cartons
flatten cardboard before placing it in the bin
Green carts are for:
all food waste
kitchen paper towels
You cannot put plastic, including plastic bags labelled “biodegradable” or “compostable” in the the green cart – only use liners made of paper or boxboard.
What items cannot go in the garbage or recycling bin?
household waste like chemicals or motor oil
construction and renovation waste
Have questions? Check out HRM’s recycling guides below!
HRM Garbage & Recycling Sorting Guide – English HRM Garbage & Recycling Sorting Guide – French HRM Garbage & Recycling Sorting Guide – Arabic HRM Garbage & Recycling Sorting Guide – Mandarin