Town of Eckville
The Town has begun a weekly residential blue box recycle program, and the two recycle bins have been moved to the Eckville Transfer Station. The following materials are collected:

  • Corrugated cardboard and box board, including cardboard boxes, cereal and food boxes (remove and discard liner), milk cartons (rinse and flatten), shoe boxes and brown paper bags and juice boxes.
  • Newspaper
  • HDPE # 2 plastics such as juice and bleach containers, or milk/water jugs
  • Tin cans and aluminium cans and containers
  • Glass bottles

Recycling Steps:

  1. Rinse and remove caps, labels and lids from all glass items.
  2. Rinse and remove labels from all cans.
  3. Remove labels and loose lids from tin cans and dispose separately.
  4. Rinse, remove labels and caps and crush Code "2" plastic containers.
  5. All cardboard should be flatted, with metal staples / tape / waxed paper / plastic packing slip removed.

What can't you recycle?

  • Aerosol containers
  • Motor oil containers
  • Foil containers
  • Ceramics
  • Hazardous waste
  • Styrofoam, including egg containers
  • Containers with food products inside 

Find more information about the Town of Eckville's recycling program here: