2016 Guide to Martensville - Page 27

Frequently Asked Questions What should we do if we have more recyclables than can fit in the cart? Extra recyclables should be kept for your next scheduled pickup. Should you regularly have more material than your cart’s capacity, please contact All Green Recycling to arrange for an additional cart. Waste Collection and Recycling How does the “one cart-no sort” program work? Households will receive one 95 gallon blue recycling cart in which all approved household recyclables can be placed. These carts provide lots of capacity and an easy closing lid to prevent windblown litter. No more sorting the recyclables into separate bins or bags. See the list of approved items in the “Allowable Materials” section that can be placed in the cart. My normal regular pick up falls on a statutory holiday, do I still put out my cart? AUTOMATED COLLECTION: All Green Recycling collects on all statutory holidays except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Please check your collection calendar for your scheduled pick up days including holidays. Loraas Disposal has an automated waste (black cart) and recycling (blue cart) collection Collecting recyclablesThis in a single cart is the easiest and You can help keep the cost of collecting, system. system enables a single truck operator to picksorting up and and dump your carts in a most convenient method of capturing the largest volume of processing down by recycling only those types of recyclables andclean drastically and reducingcost the amount of garbage manner. Carts are supplied by Loraas Disposal through the safe, effective plastic that can be accepted in this program – must landfilled. It ends the confusion of “what goes where?”, often have recycling arrows on it and a number inside – associated recycling. The 95 gallonDepartment. cart provides the CitywithPublic Works # through # . The following is a list of the accepted capacity to store the recyclables until the pickup date. The lids Why cart recycling? prevent windblown litter. These are benefits that a homeowner cannot get from a traditional Blue Box program. grades of plastics and their common household uses: Plastic #1: Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET, PETE) Collection Days for Waste and Recycling: Do we need to bag the recyclables before placing them in the cart? No, we specifically ask that customers DO NOT BAG or TIE their recyclables before depositing them into their cart. Bagged or tied materials may be left curbside due to the additional expense that de-bagging requires. The exception is plastic grocery bags and clean plastic film. Place these items inside another bag and secure. Common uses: soft drink bottles, cooking oil bottles, peanut butter jars. This is the most widely recycled grade of plastic. Remember to please rinse and remove all caps. 1902 1st Avenue No Saskatoon, SK S7K (306) 931-880 with Tel. www.all-green.ca Waste is collected from households every second week and alternate weeks Plastic #2: High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) recycling. Schedules for garbage and recycling collection can be obtained at City Hall or Common uses: milk jugs, detergent bottles, windshield washer jugs. Remember to please rinse onrecyclables the City website. and remove all caps. Howavailable should I prepare my for collection? Flatten all cardboard boxes. Wash and rinse all beverage containers, food plastics and household tins before depositing to your blue recycling cart. Remove all lids and caps from all containers. Labels do not have to be removed. Plastic #3: Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Common uses: hard plastic water bottles, salad dressing–and liquid detergent containers. Please o NORTH OF MAIN STREET THURSDAY remember to rinse and remove all caps. Please note that plastic pipes, outdoor furniture and other items Can o we place other recyclables or organic material in the STREET SOUTH OF MAIN – WEDNESDAY may be PVC but are not acceptable. carts? No, materials not accepted in our program will not be collected and your cart may not be emptied until the offending materials are removed. All plastic bottles and containers must have the recycling arrow on it with the # through # symbol on the bottom. A container with no arrows or a container with arrows but without a number inside cannot be accepted. 805 47th Street Ea Saskatoon, SK S7K Tel. (306) 242-230 www.loraas.ca Plastic #4: Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Common uses: food storage containers, dry cleaning Your bin should be set out at the curb by 7:00 a.m. the collection. Saskatchewan Owned & Operated Since 1 bags, produce bags, trash can liners. Pleaseday place of your scheduled inside another bag and tie. No contaminated Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed Remember collection takes less time some material allowed. days so the time of pick-up at your residence Plastic #5: Polypropylene (PP) can vary. What happens to the materials? Once the single stream materials are collected by the truck, they are taken to All Green Recycling’s state-of-the-art Materials Recovery Facility (MRF), where they are separated, sorted, baled and shipped to various markets around the world. Common uses: containers for yogurt, margarine and takeout meals, ketchup bottles, syrup bottles. Remember to please rinse and remove all caps. Waste and Recycling Collection Rates: Plastic #6: Polystyrene (PS) Common uses: clamshell takeout containers, yogurt containers, margarine containers. Remember to please rinse. Currently, the City of Martensville includes one garbage cart and one recycling cart as part Plastic #7: Other. It can also be a mixture of the No, carts are provided as part of our service and assigned to a above polymers. ofaddress the byannual taxes. If orresidents wish for additional recycling and/or garbage carts they specific serial numbers. Do not paint mark your Common uses: 5 gallon water jugs, some citrus address on your cart. Vandalized, stolen or damaged carts will juice bottles, some carts condiment bottles. should contact Loraas Disposal. Additional are Remember madetoavailable through a prepaid be replaced, at cost, to the homeowner. please rinse and remove all caps. annual subscription, with pickup days the same as What should we do if we have more recyclables than can fit in the cart? Frequently current municipal schedules. Extra recyclables should be kept for your next scheduled Will we need to purchase the carts? Asked Questions pickup. Should you regularly have more material than your cart’s capacity, please contact All Green Recycling to arrange an additional cart. 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The 95 gallon cart provides the ore the recyclables until the pickup date. The lids blown litter. These are benefits that a homeowner m a traditional Blue Box program. processing down by recycling only those types of plastic that can be accepted in this program – must recycling arrows on it and a number inside – o All wastehave must be bagged to prevent garbage from blowing out of your bin when # through # . The following is a list of the accepted of plastics theirlitter common uses: being dumped andgrades ending upandas onhousehold the street and on your neighbor’s property. #1: Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET, PETE) o placing them inThe bin Plastic should be kept completely closed so the wind can not topple it and spill o bag the recyclables before 1902 1st Avenue North Common uses: soft drink bottles, cooking oil bottles, garbage and prevent pickup. Ifmost you have and peanut butter jars. This is the widely recycled more garbage then will fit, flatten fically ask that customers DO NOT BAG or TIE Saskatoon, boxes SK S7K 2A1 grade of plastic. Remember to please rinse and les before depositing them into their cart. Bagged Tel. more (306) 931-8808 removeMany all caps. other bulky material. materials can be recycled as well. If you have material als may be left curbside due to the additional www.all-green.ca de-bagging requires. The exception is plastic Plastic #2: High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) then fit, set aside non perishable material such as yard refuse until the following and clean plastic film. Place these will items inside Common uses: milk jugs, detergent bottles, nd secure. windshield washer jugs. Remember to please rinse pickup. and remov e all caps. prepare my recyclables for collection? o rinse all beverage Bagged Plastic grass andChloride yard #3: Polyvinyl (PVC) trimmings, garden refuse and small branches (two dboard boxes. Wash and od plastics and household tins before depositing Common uses: plastic water bottles, salad feet), may of hard provided they fit in the bin with the lid closed. 805 47th Street East ecycling cart. Remove all lids and caps frombe all disposed dressing and liquid detergent containers. Please Saskatoon, SK S7K 8G7 abels do not have to be removed. remember to rinse and remove all caps. Please note o No hazardous materials including gas, explosives, paint, used motor oil, hot Tel. (306) 242-2300 that plastic pipes, outdoor furniture and other items other recyclables or organic material in the may be PVC but are not acceptable. www.loraas.ca ashes, poisons, acids and caustic substances. Plastic #4: Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) not accepted in our program will not be your cart may not be emptied o until the offending No heavy materials including sod, rocks, concreteSaskatchewan and vehicle parts. Common uses: food storage containers, dry cleaning Owned & Operated Since 1965 removed. All plastic bottles and containers bags, produce bags, trash can liners. Please place inside materials another bag and tie. No contaminated Satisfaction Guaranteed recycling arrow on it with o the # throughNo bulky including large boxes, buildingCustomer materials, appliances, material allowed. on the bottom. A container with no arrows or a h arrows but without a number inside cannot be furniture, mattresses blinds. (PP) Plasticor #5: Polypropylene Common uses: containers foror yogurt, margarine o No animal carcasses parts. s to the materials? and takeout meals, ketchup bottles, syrup bottles. Remember to please rinse and remove all caps. gle stream materials are o collected by the truck, During cold weather, if your garbage bin is not full, consider putting it out at the n to All Green Recycling’s state-of-the-art Plastic #6: Polystyrene (PS) overy Facility (MRF), where they arefor separated, street collection every second Common uses: clamshell takeout pickup. containers, yogurtThis reduces the amount of time required for and shipped to various markets around the margarine containers. Remember to garbage collection.containers, please rinse. to purchase the carts? provided as part of our service and assigned to a ess by serial numbers. Do not paint or mark your ur cart. Vandalized, stolen or damaged carts will at cost, to the homeowner. Plastic #7: Other. It can also be a mixture of the above polymers. 27 Common uses: 5 gallon water jugs, some citrus juice bottles, some condiment bottles. Remember to please rinse and remove all caps. Resid