What Goes in Our Organics Carts?

ACCEPTABLE waste for our organic recycling program
All food waste including packaging!!!

Produce & Peelings

Including, but not limited to raw and cooked vegetables such as peppers and carrots, salad, banana peels, orange peels, apple cores and other fruits.

  • Vegetables
  • Fresh Produce
  • Fruits And Vegetables Peelings

Jarred & Canned Foods

Including, but not limited to soup, canned vegetables, canned fruits, jarred sauces and more.

Meat, Seafood & Poultry

  • Packaged Meat
  • Poultry
  • Bones
  • Seafood

Bread & Bakery Items

Bakery Goods And Bread Products

Coffee Pods, Coffee Grounds and Teabags

  • Coffee Grinds
  • Loose Tea Leaves
  • Tea Bags

Dairy Products

Including, but not limited to milk, eggs, yogurt, butter, cheese, ice cream etc.

  • Yogurt
  • Cheese
  • Eggs
  • Butter
  • Milk
  • Ice Cream

All Paper Products

  • Egg Cartons
  • Paper Plates
  • Napkins And Paper Towels
  • Pizza Box
  • What Goes In Egg Cartons
  • Paper Straws

Pallets of Packaged Food Waste

Pallets of Packaged Food Waste

Pantry Items

Pantry Items

Wooden Utensils/Skewers/Popsicle Sticks

  • Wooden Utensils
  • Popsicle Sticks
  • Skewers Toothpicks

Biodegrable/Compostable ‘Plastics’

Pla Biodegradable Plastics

Fats, Oil & Grease

Fats, Oil & Grease

Paper Coffee Cups

  • Coffee Cups

UNACCEPTABLE waste for our organic recycling program
General: Non food waste items

Although we accept packaged food waste (because we can separate food waste from its packaging), we ask that you do not throw general recyclables into your bins.

This includes:

  • Empty plastic
  • Glass or metal container or straws
  • Styrofoam and plastic wrap.

Have questions about what you can put in your bin?
Give us a call or email anytime! sustainability@davidsonenvironmental.ca or 905-988-9926

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