Recycling can reduce your household waste by nearly 50 per cent.
Please sort your recycling into three categories:
1. Corrugated Cardboard
2. Paper & Boxboard
3. Plastic, Metal & Milk Containers
Please do not bag recyclables, place them loose into the recycling bins. Plastic bags & shredded paper are the only items that can be in a bag.
All recycling items must be clean.
Corrugated Cardboard has the wavy piece in the middle. Please place boxboard 'flat cardboard' in the Paper and Boxboard bin.
x No wax paper
x No milk cartons
Please rinse all containers
Grocery and shopping bags
All cardboard milk, cream and buttermilk cartons
x No tetra paks
Greenwich Recreation Association, Wallace Road
New Kingston Market
Grand Bay-Westfield / Welsford
Grand Bay Plaza, Highway 177
Highway 7, Welsford
Saint John East
Atlantic Superstore, Rothesay Ave
Loch Lomond Mall, MacDonald Street
McAllister Place Mall
Saint John Airport, Loch Lomond Road
Saint John South / Central
Mecklenburg Street (this depot will close April 27, 2019)
Saint John North
Sobeys, Lansdowne Avenue
100 Boar's Head Road
Saint John West
Baxter Cold Storage Plant, King William Road, Lorneville
Lancaster Mall, Fairville Boulevard
Maritime Paper, Dever Road
Service New Brunswick, William Bell Drive
Mosher Hill Road, across from the ball field
Notice: Community organizations donate the use of their property to host Recycling Depots. Please help us keep the depot sites clean. When items are left outside the blue bins, it is considered illegal dumping, and individuals may be prosecuted. If you see someone illegally dumping items at a Recycling Depot, please contact us at 738-1212.
Click on each blue bin location, and connect to an external map. Fundy Region Solid Waste is not responsible for the contents of external sites.
Never miss another collection day!
Sort your recyclables into two separate containers - Blue Box for Paper & Cardboard, and the Green Box for Plastic, Metal & Milk Containers. Place your recyclables loose into the boxes, do not bag your items. The only items that can be in bags are plastic bags & shredded paper.
A separate truck collects your recyclables, this truck is split, one side is for the Papers the other for Containers.
Not enough space for your recyclables? You can purchase additional recycling boxes at local hardware stores, or the Quispamsis Town office. Don't worry if it isn't green, you can put your containers in a "blue box" just make sure you keep your containers and papers separate.
Quispamsis Town Office: Green bin $10, Blue bin $8, Blue bin with lid $12, Just the lid $5.
Paper and Cardboard
DO NOT INCLUDE
DO NOT INCLUDE
x Food contaminated paper or cardboard, e.g. pizza boxes, donut boxes (they belong in compost)
Place items loose in the box. Do not bag items.
- shredded paper which should be placed in a clear plastic bag, or paper bag and placed in the paper box.
- plastic bags which should be stuffed into one plastic bag and placed in the containers box.
The lid can be used on either box. On windy or rainy days, please put the lid on the papers box and place it on top of the containers box.
Please flatten all boxes.
Corrugated cardboard (flattened) can be placed under a box and large quantities should be tied in bundles no larger than 30” x 30” x 8” (76 cm x 76 cm x 20 cm)
Rinse containers thoroughly. Remove caps.
Look for the recycling symbol with 1, 2, or 5
Labels on containers do not need to be removed.