Garbage & Recycling

RM of Piney Waste Disposal Sites:

Winter hours:  9:00am – 5:00pm
Summer hours:  10:00am – 6:00pm

Woodridge:
Open Wednesdays and Sundays

Menisino:
Open Tuesdays and Saturdays

Sprague:
Open Thursdays and Sundays

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PLEASE RECYCLE:

Newspapers, flyers, and ad mail
White office paper and envelopes
Magazines, catalogues, and promotional brochures
Soup, sauces, juice, and milk aseptic packaging
All sizes of corrugated boxes and empty pizza boxes
Cereal boxes, egg cartons, tissue paper box, toilet paper and paper towel rolls, and brown paper bags
Phone books
Milk and juice gable top cartons
PET (#1) Plastic: salad dressing bottles, peanut butter containers, clear clam shells, water and soda bottles, and ketchup/mustard containers
HDPE (#2) Coloured and Clear Plastic: shampoo bottles, laundry detergent, over the counter medication containers, milk jugs and vinegar containers
#3, #4, #5, and #7 Household Plastic Containers as: margarine containers, yogurt cups, and hard plastic
Aluminum food and beverage cans, and pet food cans
All glass and steel containers, bottles and cans

PLEASE DO NOT RECYCLE:

Aluminum foil, or any foil plates or containers
Coffee pods (single-serve and disposable coffee cups)
Construction and renovation materials: wood, hardware, stone, plumbing
Dishes, ceramics or crystal
Food, drink and other pouch packaging
Foam packaging of any kind (Styrofoam)
Food waste
Paper towels, tissues or napkins
Plastic furniture
Steel pots and pans or other scrap metals
Textiles
Toys
VHS tapes, CD’s or cassette tapes
Wax or foil coated paper
Window glass, mirrors or broken glass
Wrapping paper with foil
Yard Waste
Car seats

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FACTS ABOUT LITTERING!

Did you know how long it takes for garbage to decompose in the environment:
Glass Bottle ……………………….. 1 million years

Monofilament Fishing Line …………….. 600 years
Plastic Beverage Bottles ……………..  450 years
Disposable Diapers ……………….…… 450 years
Aluminum Can …………….……….. 80-200 years
Foamed Plastic Buoy ….………..……… 80 years
Foamed Plastic Cups ……………..……. 50 years
Rubber-Boot Sole ………….……..… 50-80 years
Tin Cans ………………….………….….. 50 years
Leather ………………….………….……. 50 years
Nylon Fabric ………………………………. 30-40 years
Plastic Film Container ………………..  20-30 years
Plastic Bag ……………………………….. 10-20 years
Cigarette Butt ……………………………….. 1-5 years
Wool Sock ……………………………………. 1-5 years
Plywood ………………….……………….. 1-3 years
Waxed Milk Carton …….………….…….. 3 months
Apple Core ………….……………………. 2 months
Newspaper ………………………………… 6 weeks
Orange or Banana Peel …….………….. 2-5 weeks
Paper Towel ………..……….………….. 2-4 weeks