Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council helps you find the best places to recycle
The RM of Nipawin has proclaimed October 19-25, 2020 as
Waste Reduction Week
One third of all food produced globally is wasted.
We often waste good food because we buy too much, cook too much or don't store it properly
plastic containers labelled with the recycling
MUST BE CLEAN
Any items made from more than one type of material
DO NOT PLACE YOUR RECYCLABLES IN PLASTIC BAGS
No glass of any kind
even if labeled with recycling symbol
see waste diversion center for composting
containers need to be free of food and other residues
Please clean them prior to placing them in the blue bin
if items are gently used, please consider donating them to the salvation army or any other non-profit organization
used oil, antifreeze and containers can be taken to the waste diversion center
the waste diversion center accepts used batteries and cell phones
the waste diversion center accepts rolled grain bags and also has a bag roller for rent
SARCAN accepts household paints, interior and exterior, primers, undercoats, stains, deck & floor paints, varnishes and single component urethane
SARCAN accepts telephones, cameras, video equipment, audio equipment, televisions, baby monitors, e-book readers, printers, fax machines, scanners, computers, external modems/routers, external drives, keyboard & mice, tablets, netbooks and notebooks
check with your tire dealership.
the waste diversion center also accepts tires for a fee
Last year the Waste Diversion Center was successful in keeping 75 tonnes of waste out of the landfill. Cleanfarms informed BARWA that the site collection #’s went from 16-34 sites in 2019. They were able to recycle 4 loads or 75 tonnes of grain bags.
If you have any questions regarding grain bag recycling or renting the bag roller, contact the following:
Waste Division Center – 306.862.9292
for anyone with a large number of rolled bags who are looking to recycle and would like to co-ordinate an onsite pick up.
Last update October 13, 2020 Copyright © 2019 RM of Nipawin No.487 - All Rights Reserved.
Photo credits to: Josee Chabot, Ashley Lonson, Christian Paquette, Janel Parkinson, Ken Shreiner,
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