Unacceptable Items

Non-collectible Waste means waste that is not collected curbside and includes the following:

  • explosives and any other highly flammable or volatile substances of any nature whatsoever
  • liquid or gaseous wastes
  • biomedical waste including waste generated by human health and residential materials
  • organic material, including wet waste and animal feces which has not been drained of all liquids and wrapped
  • carcasses or parts thereof of any animal or other creature, except kitchen and table waste from a household
  • any materials which have become frozen to a waste container and cannot be removed therefrom by shaking at the time of collection
  • construction materials, including broken plaster, lumber, broken concrete, excavated material or other waste resulting from the construction, alteration, repair, demolition or removal of any building or structure
  • discarded trucks, automobiles and other vehicles and the parts thereof, or accessories thereto, including tires
  • septic tank pumpings, raw sewage sludge and industrial sludge
  • trees and stumps, including tree branches
  • asbestos
  • sawdust or wood shavings in quantities of more than .1 cubic metre
  • petroleum soaked rags
  • industrial and hazardous waste as described in the Regulations to the Environmental Protection Act, R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 347
  • radioactive waste
  • PCB waste as defined in the Regulations to the Environmental Protection Act, R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 362
  • ashes
  • household special waste, including but not limited to, caustics, acids, aerosols, used motor oil, household batteries, poisons, pesticides, paint, reactive waste and sharps (needles)
  • fluorescent tubes
For more information, view the Waste and Recycling By-law 2004-68.

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