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The City of Sault Ste. Marie


Cart Collection System

Recycling Carts

The recycling cart does not have to be placed out every week and should not be put out unless it is half full. Carts must be placed at least 1 metre (3 feet) in front of or beside fences/retaining walls or vehicles.

Please remove caps/lids and rinse food contents before recycling containers. All food trays, strawberry containers, etc. are not accepted and should be placed in your garbage. Cardboard boxes should be broken down to 2' x 2' x 1' bundles and placed beside the collection cart.

Note: Flourescent lights are to be disposed of at the Household Hazardous Waste Depot.

Blue Lid

  • Steel (tin) food cans
  • Aluminum cans
  • No. 1 plastic bottles (i.e. pop bottles)
  • No. 2 plastic bottles (i.e. shampoo bottles)
  • Glass bottles and jars

Grey Lid

  • Newspapers and flyers
  • Magazines
  • Phone books
  • Boxboard/small boxes (i.e. cereal boxes)
  • Paper egg cartons
  • Toilet/towel paper rolls
  • Clean milk cartons
  • Clean pizza boxes
  • All other paper products (i.e. mail, computer paper)

Recycling Cart Materials Information Sheet
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