Each week thousands of kilograms of recycled material is contaminated by non-recyclable items.
The following is a list of some items that are not recyclable in Ajax and should not be put in your recycle bin:
- Propane tanks or helium cylinders.
- Styrofoam™ food trays
- Clothing, shoes or fabrics
- Pots, pans and scrap metal
- Window glass or mirrors
- Plastic, Styrofoam™ or paper egg cartons or coffee cups
- Plastic grocery and retail bags
- Plastic film and wraps such as bread, milk and produce bags
- Plastic and metal clothes hangers
- Plastic plates, glasses and utensils
- Plastic watering cans and gas canisters
- Needle, Medical Supplies, Diapers
- Light bulbs or batteries
- Ceramic drinking cups and glasses