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How do you dispose of ashes on PEI?

How do you dispose of ashes on PEI?

COLD ashes from stoves, fireplaces, furnaces and barbeques are to be collected in a cardboard box or paper bag placed beside the COMPOST cart (or if ashes contain metal, plastic, glass or pressure-treated lumber, they should be placed beside the WASTE cart).

How many blue bags can I put out in PEI?

What Bags Can I Use? Blue bags are used for loose recyclables. One blue bag is used for paper products, and a separate blue bag for all other recyclables.

Where does Pei waste go?

Waste collected in black bins which is safe for incineration is incinerated at the Tri-Gen energy-from-waste plant in Charlottetown and ashes are buried in a modern landfill outside Charlottetown.

How do you sort recycling PEI?

You should sort them as follows:

  1. blue bag #1 – paper and paper products.
  2. blue bag #2 – glass, plastic (type 1-5), milk and juice cartons, metal items.
  3. corrugated cardboard boxes – flattened, bundled, and placed next to your blue bags.

Are pizza boxes compostable PEI?

Please be sure to remove leftover pizza and the liner (if used). Don’t worry about food or oil stains on the box. On the other hand, boxboard boxes used for most frozen pizzas go in COMPOST. Boxboard, cardstock, construction paper, and other similar products made from pulp paper are compostable on PEI.

How many blue bags can I put out?

There is no limit to how many Blue Boxes or clear plastic bags of recyclable material that can be placed for collection. You can mix all recyclable material into the same Blue Box or clear plastic bag. Corrugated cardboard is to be tied in bundles no larger than 4 ft x 4 ft x 1 ft (120cm x 120 cm x 30 cm).

Is it better to compost or recycle cardboard?

Cardboard should go in the recycling bin if clean. The exception to this is if the cardboard has become soiled or wet for any reason. In this case, composting would be a better alternative.

What bag does wrapping paper go in?

Christmas wrapping paper is not recyclable and should be placed in black bags instead as part of the three-weekly refuse collection, while polystyrene will also need to be placed in your black bags for collection. Click here for more information.

Is wrapping paper garbage or recycle?

Regular and glossy wrapping paper is recyclable unless it has non-paper additives like metallic flakes, colored shapes, glitter and plastics. Foil, metallic and heavily laminated wrapping paper should also be thrown away instead of recycled. Please do not recycle foil, plastic coating, ribbon, bows and glitter.

What can you do with old toilet seats?

If the toilet seat is manufactured from resin, wood, or fiberboard, you can toss it into the garbage bin. However, if it is made of plastic or duroplast, do not throw it into the garbage. The first three materials are recyclable, so they will be taken to recycling facilities.

Can I use blue bags for recycling?

Don’t put recyclables in black garbage or blue recycling bags. The recycling facility isn’t set up to unbag recyclables and they need to be loose to be sorted by the machines. For the safety of workers, garbage bags are marked as garbage and are not opened.

Can I compost toilet paper rolls?

Papter towel and toilet paper rolls can be recycled or composted! If you have a compost pail in the bathroom (which we recommend due to being able to compost tissues and cotton swaps with paper sticks), toilet paper rolls can go into the compost as well!