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In a step towards sustainability, Castlegar now offers curbside recycling to it's residents. Click here for more information!
670 Columbia Road, Ootischenia
What is Recycling? - Recycling is an environmentally friendly option available to all residents in the Regional District of Central Kootenay to dispose of recyclable materials such as glass food & beverage containers, tin & aluminum cans, newspaper, milk jugs and mixed paper.
Putting your household waste on a “Waste Reduction diet” involves the “4R” approach:
60% of your household waste can be diverted from entering landfills just by recycling and composting. Non-renewable resources are being wasted and the time to act is now!
Clean plastics marked with a 1, 2, 4, 5, or 7 may be recycled at designated recycling locations.
|Polyethylene Terepthalate (PET or PETE) is commonly used in soft drink bottles and many injection molded consumer product containers.||Plastic soft drink, water, sports drink, beer, mouthwash, catsup and salad dressing bottles. Peanut butter, pickle, jelly & jam jars.|
|High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) is used to make bottles for milk, juice, water and laundry products. Also used for packaging many household and industrial chemicals such as detergent and bleach.||Milk, water, juice, cosmetics, shampoo, dish & laundry detergent bottles, yogurt and margarine tubs.|
|Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) is used to manufacture some flexible lids and bottles and it is used in wire and cable applications.||Squeezable bottles such as honey and mustard bottles.|
|Polypropylene (PP) is found in flexible and rigid packaging to fibers and large molded parts for automotive and consumer products.||Catsup bottles, yogurt containers and margarine tubs, medicine bottles.|
|Use of this code indicates the package in question is made with a resin other than the six listed above.||Three and five gallon reusable water bottles, some citrus juice and catsup bottles.|