What We Accept

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Clean Paper

Newspaper (separate bins for newspaper and magazines) and all inserts, glossy flyers, auto trader, magazines, catalogues, phone book, all white paper, envelopes, shredded paper, etc.

Clean Cardboard

Boxes, corrugated cardboard, cereal boxes, paper grocery bags, dog food bags, cartons, etc. Separate bins for clean flattened cardboard and mixed (coloured and white) paper.

Clean Metal

Tin cans, metal lids, canning rings, aluminium cans, pie plates, food trays, aluminium foil (clean).


Used oil, oil filters, oil containers. Drop-off bin is open 24 hours a day. Please see the Depot manager for large drop-offs.

Electronics (E-Waste)

Computers, printer cartridges, televisions. Collection location is located at the Depot, north of the drop-off bins.

Confidential Shredding

The Newell Recycling Association does confidential shredding and paper pick-ups. Call the Depot for more information.

Florescent Light Bulbs

Florescent tubes and compact florescent light bulbs are accepted at the north end of the building.


Paint can be recycled and the drop-off bin is open 24 hours a day. Please leave paint in cans. See the Depot manager for large drop-offs.


Materials above commonly brought to a Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up or other hazardous waste collection site.


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