Food Scraps Recycling

Food needs to be separated from regular garbage

A third of the garbage in our landfills is organic material that could have been composted and used to enhance the environment. The region’s Organics Disposal Ban supports food scraps recycling.


Featured campaign & artwork:  hey! I’m not garbage!

Hey! Food isn’t garbage, and neither is food soiled paper! This applies to everyone in our region including all homes and apartments, businesses, schools, grocery stores and restaurants. Food scraps need to be separated from regular garbage (raw food, plate scrapings, leftovers, depackaged food, meat etc). Some food soiled paper such as pizza boxes or used table napkins can also be collected with your food scraps.

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