What goes in garbage?
Please do not contaminate recycling or the Green Bin with these items; if these items cannot be reused they belong in garbage.
Aluminum: foil food wrap, potato chip bags, metallic gift wrap.
Fibres: tissues, waxed paper, foil gift wrap, waxed cardboard and clothes.
Glass: drinking glasses, dishes, cups, crystal, window glass, light bulbs (not CFLs), mirrors, pottery, pots and pans.
Medical waste (home): bags, filters and tubes.
Metal: small appliances, scrap metal coat hangers, pots, pans Plastic: toys, make-up jars, caulking tubes, food storage containers, pails with metal handles, motor oil jugs, plant trays, flower pots, cassettes, CDs/DVDs (including cases), plates, glasses, cutlery, packing peanuts and blister packs.
Plastic (bags/wrap): plastic over-wrap (on pop cartons, water bottles, toilet paper, etc.), bags holding flyers, dry cleaning, milk (outer and inner), produce, bread, sandwich and plastic food wrap
Wood: crates for fruit
Renovation waste is garbage but is not collected curbside.