Permanent collection points

The City has multiple permanent collection points.

Polystyrene and plastic number 6

A permanent collection point for polystyrene is located in the Public Works parking lot at 50 Terra-Cotta Avenue.
See map


Recycling instructions

  • Remove labels.
  • Remove adhesive tape.
  • Remove absorbent padding.
  • Clean containers.

Accepted items

1. Expanded polystyrene

  • Styrofoam cups
  • Coolers
  • Protective packaging for electronic and household appliances

 

2. Extruded polystyrene

  • Disposable plates and bowls
  • Egg packaging
  • Fats-food containers
  • Trays for meat, fish and poultry

In order to be recycled, waste must be placed in the correct bin. Otherwise, it will be sent to the landfill.

Non-expanded polystyrene (number 6 plastic): Pilot project complete

Since May 1, 2018, you must place non-expanded polystyrene (number 6 plastic) in the household waste collection again.

Our partner in the project is currently analyzing the procedure, and the City remains open to the possibility of a permanent recovery system.

Thank you for your cooperation in this sustainable development project.

Cork

Cork is collected at the following municipal buildings:

  • City Hall (451 Saint-Jean Boulevard)
  • Central Library (100 Douglas-Shand Avenue)
  • Aquatic Centre (60 Maywood Avenue)

Électrobac

Aquatic Centre (60 Maywood Avenue)

Program for recovering small electronic items (obsolete or non-functional) and ink cartridges.

Accepted materials:

  • chargers
  • cables
  • peripherals
  • small ink cartridges
  • small electronic items (cell phones, peripherals, digital cameras, MP3 and CD players, etc.)

Only items that fi t in the bin are accepted. Placing items outside the bin is not allowed.

Batteries

Alkaline and cellphone batteries are collected in the following municipal buildings:

  • City Hall (451 Saint-Jean Boulevard)
  • Central Library (100 Douglas-Shand Avenue)
  • Library – Valois Branch (68 Prince-Edward Avenue)
  • Aquatic Centre (60 Maywood Avenue)
  • Bob-Birnie Arena (58 Maywood Avenue)
  • Stewart Hall Cultural Centre (176 Du Bord-du-Lac – Lakeshore Road)
  • Canoe Club (75 Du Bord-du-Lac – Lakeshore Road)

Only batteries that fi t in the bin are accepted. Remove batteries from your bags before placing them in the bin.