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Bi-Weekly Recycling

​​​​​​​Place your RECYCLING CART OUT BI-WEEKLY on you​r regular collection day by 7 am. ​To see a full list of recyclable materials click here​


​Proper set out is important to ensure the mechanical arm can grab your cart efficiently. To ensure collection, place your cart:​

  • ​With arrows facing the street (handles towards your house)
  • 2 feet apart from other cart or any other object
  • Within 8 feet from the travelled portion of the road 
  • With lid closed (do not overstuff - see below under overflow instructions)​



Instructions for Managing Occasional Overflow Recycling:

  • Overflow recycling is anything that doesn't fit into the cart with the lid closed
  • Flatten boxes before placing in cart to conserve space
  • Contain overflow recycling in blue boxes or transparent / clear bags 
  • Place 2 feet apart from carts or other objects
  • If are using a 360​L cart, the largest size recycling cart, and have overflow material regularly, please consider ordering a second recycling cart ($50 admin fee applies) by contacting Service Simcoe at 1-800-263-3199 or service@simcoe.ca

​More info about recycling:

  • Rinse food residue from conta​iners and remove and include lids
  • ​Recyclables should go in the recycling cart loose (except shredded paper)
  • Please ensure to shred sensitive documents; shredded paper must be bagged using a clear bag.

 click here​ for more info on carts​!

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