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Recycle Right!


Recycle Right!

A guide to your blue cart

When recycling, make sure to check before you chuck!

Use this handy guide to make sure you are recycling right.


Keep items loose - do NOT bag or nest items of dierent materials inside one another.

Rinse, squish and atten items before placing in cart.

Remove any string, ribbon, etc (staples & tape acceptable) from cardboard and make sure cardboard pieces are 60 cm x 60 cm (2 feet x 2 feet) or smaller.


Find a list of depot locations and what items they accept with the What Goes Where tool at or on the Nanaimo Recycles App - available for free from the AppStore and GooglePlay!