Download or print the following resources for information on how to properly sort and dispose of waste and ways to reduce it.
To request a printed copy for your building or residence, please contact 311. Not all resources may be available in hard copy.
Consider putting posters in clear plastic sleeve protectors to protect them from wear and tear and increase their longevity.
Please continue to check this webpage for new resources.
These posters show simple ways to reduce the use of single-use items.
Reduce single-use items in your business – 8.5″ x 11″
Let’s choose to reduce single-use items – 8.5″ x 11″
Review the Reducing Single-Use & Takeaway Items Guide, a product alternatives guide for Toronto food service businesses – available in multiple languages.
The information in the resources below applies to all houses as well as those multi-residential buildings, businesses and schools that receive City waste collection services and waste bins in public spaces (e.g. street, parks).
Blue Bin (Recycling) Guide** – 8.5″ x 11″
Green Bin (Organics) Guide*** – 11″ x 8.5″
Put Holiday Waste in its Proper Place Poster – 8.5″ x 11″
*Printed copies of the Waste Management Guide include a Put Waste in the Right Place insert
**The Blue Bin (Recycling) Guide is also available in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, French, Greek, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu and Vietnamese.
***The Green Bin (Organics) Guide is also available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.
Please contact 311 for availability.
The information in the resources below applies only to multi-residential buildings that receive City waste collection services. To find out if the City is your building’s service provider, speak to your property manager or contact 311.
To download this video, open this video link in a new tab then right click on the video and select “save video file as…” or select the ellipsis in the bottom right corner and click “Download”.
Curbside Recycling Bin with 14″ x 6″ sticker
Front-end Green Bin with 30.5″ x 13″ sticker
Box with electronics sticker