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Cardboard
Grey Box
Flatten the cardboard before placing in the Grey Box. Excess cardboard must be flattened and tied in bundles no larger than 91 cm (3 feet) x 91 cm (3 feet) x 91 cm (3 feet). Place bundled cardboard next to the Grey Box.
Cardboard With Metal Bottoms
Blue Box
Remove food residue, rinse and place in Blue Box. If unable to remove food residue, put this item in the garbage. Remove plastic lid from can and place it separately in the Blue Box.
Soiled Newspaper and Cardboard
Green Bin
Coffee Cup Sleeve
Grey Box
Place in the Grey Box.
Egg Carton (Paper)
Green Bin
Frozen Food Box
Garbage
Place in the garbage. Frozen food boxes contain a wet strength layer that acts as a moisture barrier to protect the contents against freezer burn. This wet strength layer prevents frozen food boxes from being recyclable.
Frozen Juice Cans
Blue Box
Remove food residue, rinse and place in Blue Box. Place lid inside metal can and squeeze opening. If unable to remove food residue, put this item in the garbage.
Paper Ice Cream Carton
Garbage
Place in the garbage. Paper ice cream cartons contain wet strength laminates that act as a moisture barrier to protect the contents against freezer burn. This moisture barrier prevents paper ice cream cartons from being recycled or composted.
Paper Towel / Toilet Paper Cores
Grey Box, Green Bin
Place in the Grey Box or place in the Green Bin.
Pizza Box
Grey Box, Green Bin
Remove food residue and place in Grey Box. If unable to remove food residue place in the Green Bin. Place the piece of white plastic from the centre of the pizza in the garbage.
Take-Out Coffee Trays (Paper)
Green Bin
Place in the Green Bin. Paper take-out trays are compostable because they are made from moulded paper pulp.

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