In partnership with the Township of Terrace Bay, a free recycling depot has been established at the Terrace Bay landfill.  The depot is open to all residents and businesses of Schreiber during normal landfill operating hours within the rules of the program.
Residents and businesses are asked to bring materials following the rules of the system:
  • Materials must be sorted, clean, dry and flattened as per program rules
  • Materials must be in clear transparent bags or bundled/flattened (cardboard) 
  • Visitors will show the materials to the attendant to inspect for compliance with program rules
  • If the materials are within the program guidelines, they will pack inside the 53 foot trailers.   
Recycling Station in Terrace Bay
The landfill entrance and recycling depot (left) and electronic waste depot (right)

Click here to download the Recycling Program Rules to save to your computer or put on your fridge.

1. CONTAINERS (to be clean, do not crush cans, and contained within a clear bag)
  • Pop Cans
  • Metal Cans (lids inside)
  • Aluminum foil wrap & trays (clean, crumpled)
  • Milk Cartons & Gable Tops (flatten)
  • Juice Boxes (flatten, no straws)
  • #1 & #2 Plastic Bottles (with necks) - look for symbols on bottom of bottle
2. PAPER PRODUCTS (to be flattened, dry and contained within a clear bag)
  • Newspaper
  • Flyers & Junk Mail
  • Magazines
  • S oft Cover Books
  • Fine Paper
  • Paper Egg Cartons
  • Boxboard (Cereal Boxes)

3. CARDBOARD (to be dry, flattened & bundled with string/twine to 3 ft x 2ft x 1ft)

WHAT WE CANNOT RECYCLE! (Place in the garbage or use other methods)
Yogurt containers, sour cream containers, any kind of plastic bags, straws, lids, strawberry clamshell containers, tupperwear, styrofoam, glass, aerosol & more

WHY CAN WE NOT RECYCLE THESE?  The recycling depot has to follow the rules of the receiving facility (Recool Canada Inc.) and they only accept certain materials.  Some recyclables like the ones outlined above that are not accepted may be too high a cost to recycle. 

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