Common questions

Does Styrofoam go in the blue box?

Does Styrofoam go in the blue box?

No foam – all types Polystyrene foam, even recycling symbol #6, must be bagged and placed in the garbage.

Is the Thorold dump open?

3557 Thorold Townline Rd. Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturdays: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

What goes in the gray bin?

List of acceptable Grey Box materials

  • Boxboard.
  • Cardboard.
  • Catalogue.
  • Cereal boxes.
  • Cigarette packages.
  • Coffee cup sleeve.
  • Cookie box.
  • Dry cleaning bag.

Are juice boxes recyclable Ontario?

You can place out at the curb as many blue boxes as you like. Do not place your recycling overflow of containers in a plastic bag at the curb. Polycoat beverage cartons and Tetra Paks: includes milk cartons, juice cartons, creamer cartons, juice boxes, broth cartons, soup cartons, etc.

Can I use clear bags for recycling?

Can I still use clear bags for recyclables? Yes, but it is recommended you put your recyclables in a clear blue bag and use a clear bag or clear coloured (green, red, yellow, etc.) for your garbage. Remember that the contents of the bag must be visible to curbside collection and landfill staff.

What do I do with Styrofoam?

Donate it. Go to, type in “polystyrene” and your zip code, and it will tell you where your closest drop-off site is. The Alliance of Foam Packaging Recyclers (AFPR) has a list of centers that will accept your excess EPS via mail.

What do dumps take?

Acceptable Materials

  • Municipal Solid Waste. Non-hazardous household and commercial refuse.
  • Appliances. Major appliances such as washers and dryers, water heaters, refrigerators are accepted for recycling.
  • Tires.
  • Construction and Demolition Materials.
  • Clean Dirt.
  • Clean Asphalt/Concrete.
  • Mixed Inerts.
  • Woodwaste and Greenwaste.

What bin Do sanitary towels go in?

Sanitary towels and tampons cannot be recycled in your local council’s kerbside recycling bin, bag or box. Sanitary towels and tampons can be disposed of in your local council’s kerbside residual waste bin (please ensure that they are securely wrapped).

Can ice cream containers be recycled?

Yes, plastic ice cream containers are recyclable. Unlike their pint-coated counterpart, you can recycle plastic containers without stress. You can gather them and put them in a recycle bin. So, that’s it.

Which recycle bin does glass go in?

You should only use your blue recycling bin for:

  • cardboard.
  • cartons (fruit juice cartons, milk cartons, Tetra Pak)
  • food tins and drinks cans.
  • mixed glass, bottles and jars (lids and tops can be either left on or off)
  • mixed paper.
  • plastic bottles (lids and tops can be either left on or off)

Can potato bags be recycled?

Recycling. This item is recyclable and should be brought to a local recycling depot.

Where can I dispose of my trash in Fort Erie?

Fort Erie – Bridge Street Waste and Recycling Drop-Off Depot Landfill sites and drop-off depots are open for use if necessary. See all waste collection changes due to COVID-19. 1300 Bridge St.

Does organics have curbside collection in Fort Erie?

The following information is provided for Fort Erie residents regarding a new curbside collection service of Organics and the purchase of a green ORGANICS curbside container. Information regarding the revised recyclables pick-up schedule is also provided below.

What are some important events in the history of Fort Erie?

1931 – By resolution of a joint meeting of Bridgeburg and Fort Erie’s Councils, the new Town of Fort Erie will be divided into 5 wards. (FEHM Files, Municipal Government) 1958 – All Saints Anglican Church in Ridgeway is dedicated. (Many Voices, Fort Erie, Ont.: Fort Erie Museum Board, 1996, p. 186)

Are landfill sites and drop-off depots open?

Landfill sites and drop-off depots are open for use if necessary. See all waste collection changes due to COVID-19. BESbswy. BESbswy. 1300 Bridge St. Fort Erie. Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturdays: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday: Closed.