Accepted Recyclable Materials

 

If the following is clean, dry and collected in an organized way, well take it!

 

Mixed Paper and Cardboard:

 

    Newspaper

   Paper bags

   Paper rolls from paper towels and toilet paper

    Magazines

   Paper egg cartons   

   All boxboard packaging e.g. cereal boxes

    Envelopes

   Flattened boxes

    Pizza boxes (clean lids only)

    All office and coloured paper

    Business receipts

* Almost all paper products are recyclable — any questions? Just ask us!

 

Plastics:

 

   All clean plastics labeled #1 through #7

   Film (soft) plastics e.g. all plastic bags, bubble wrap, cellophane, magazine wrappers

   All plastic packaging

   Plastic coffee lids

*Please collect small pieces of soft plastics in a separate plastic bag

 

Cans and Aluminum Items:

 

   Metal food and beverage containers e.g. pop cans, soup tins, clean aluminum foil, pie plates

 

Glass:

 

   All refundable and non-refundable beverage containers, jars

 

 

Thank you for choosing Cowichan Recyclists!