Residential Recycle is collected
Bi-weekly on Tuesdays
¨ All Rimbey residents can recycle through the Residential Recycle program.
¨ Place clean dry recyclables into clear bags. No sorting required! Use only see-through bags available at most grocery and hardware stores. If your items in your recycling bag are not clean, your recycling bag will not be picked up.
¨ Recycle bags must be out by 7:00 am on collection day, but not before 5:00 pm the evening before and place in a visible location for pick up.
¨ Keep your recycle bags separate from your garbage. Flattened boxes can be placed under your recycle bags.
¨ Each filled recycle bag must be lighter than 22.5 kg (50 lbs) and must only contain the materials that are listed or will not be picked up by contractor.
Plastic (clean & dry, discard caps / lids) Household bottles and containers (e.g. for vinegar, shampoo, fabric softener, detergent, pop/water, milk, yogurt or margarine, windshield washer, ice cream pails and vitamin bottles. Please put all plastic bags in one plastic bag.
Metals (empty & clean, discard lids or trap inside can, labels are okay), cans (food, beverage, soup), aluminum cans and trays (pie plates), empty non-hazardous aerosol cans.
Paper/cardboard Newsprint, inserts, flyers, writing and computer paper (not shredded), envelopes, paper egg cartons, paper bags, magazines, gift wrap (non metallic), greeting cards (non-metallic), phonebooks, cardboard boxes (flatten - do not tie bundles), cereal boxes, shoe boxes, tissue boxes, cracker boxes, cookie boxes (remove liners), milk cartons, juice boxes, paperback and books (remove hard cover).
NO STYROFOAM, GLASS, CLOTHING, TOYS,
APPLIANCES, KITCHEN PANS, CLOTHES HANGERS,
BATTERIES, PICTURE FRAMES AND TISSUE PAPER (KLEENEX)
(THESE ARE GARBAGE)
Some recyclable items are also refundable and can be taken to the Bottle Depot.