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NOTE: Curbside items that are not inside a cart will not be collected; with the exception only of items for Spring & Fall Clean Up Week, or Christmas tree collection service.

NOTE: Curbside items that are not inside a cart will not be collected; with the exception only of items for Spring & Fall Clean Up Week, or Christmas tree collection service.

*Crush and flatten recycleable items to save space!*

(Recycling Tip 1 from Multi-Material Stewardship MB on Vimeo.)

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Waste 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2016 Collection Schedules — Beginning January 25th you will have a new zone number, and collection will be utilized through the three-stream recycle, compost and waste system, using your new wheeled carts. VIEW THE NEW 3-ZONE SCHEDULE

Never miss a collection day!
Municipal Waste Management offers a free phone/text/email REMINDER SERVICE.

Seniors or persons with mobility challenges: register for the Curbside Assistance program directly with Municipal Waste Management: 204-483-3986.

Place your cart at the end of your driveway with 3ft(90cm) of space from any parked cars, obstacles, or boulevard trees.

Place your cart at the end of your driveway with 3ft(90cm) of space from any parked cars, obstacles, or boulevard trees.


SOLID WASTE TIPS

  • Place the appropriate cart at Curb Side before 7:00 a.m. on your collection day.
  • Christmas Trees are to be deposited at the compost site located on Wilcocks Road or placed at your curb side for pickup during the Christmas Tree Recycling Week.
  • For larger Items you are responsible to have them taken to the SWAMP site or contact Pembina Valley Containers to arrange for disposal at your cost.

WILLCOCKS ROAD COMPOST YARD 

The compost transfer site located on Willcocks Road is not associated with the curbside compost system. This site is accessible to Morden residents for free to collect:

  • Yard refuse (leaves, grass, garden plants, branches, etc.)
  • Christmas trees

Never put rocks, concrete, or hazardous materials in the compost yard.


HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE – DROP-OFF DURING OFFICE HOURS:

  • Drop-off household batteries — Access Event Centre (111 Gilmour Street) or Morden Fire Hall (194 Thornhill Street)  Phone for office hours: 204-822-3888

  WHAT CAN BE RECYCLED CURBSIDE?

Your Blue Recycling Cart may contain the following items – sorting is not required. Empty all containers

Materials Accepted What to Recycle How To Prepare Do Not Include
Newsprint All newspapers & inserts Clean and dry material only. Please put your newspapers and flyers into clear or blue see through plastic bags. Do not use grocery store plastic bag.
Paper Products All paper products, cardboard, pizza boxes, boxboard (cereal and shoe boxes), office paper, books wrapping paper, envelopes, junk mail, magazines, catalogues, brown and white paper bags, paper plates Flatten boxes to conserve space. Book covers should be removed from hard cover books.

Shredded paper should be in clear bags.

No styrofoam.
Plastic #1-#7 All types of clean household plastic containers, plastic milk jugs and their plastic bottle caps. Empty jugs. Crush to save space. No motor oil or chemical containers.
Glass Clean clear bottles and glass jars. Rinse clean, remove lids, avoid breaking glass. Broken Glass.
No light bulbs, window glass, mirrors, or auto glass.
Tin/Metal Metal food cans, aluminum pie plates and trays. Rinse cans clean and pinch the open end closed. No aerosol cans, No paint cans, No other metal items.
Gable-Top Milk Cartons All gable-top cartons. Rinse clean. Crush to save space. Plastic milk jugs go into the recycle carts. Crush to save space.

 RECYCLING TIPS

  1. Flatten to save space.
  2. No strings or elastics.
  3. Putting your shredded paper in a full size see-through, tied, plastic garbage bag is best.
  4. ECO Centre Depot drop off only for household hazardous waste (i.e. used oil and antifreeze) is also located at 160 Grant Street – Hours of Operation 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

(Recycling Tip 2 from Multi-Material Stewardship MB on Vimeo.)