Recycling

 

Facts About Recycling

  • 1. Recycling conserves valuable natural resources.
  • 2. Recycling cuts down on materials shipped to landfills
  • 3. Five recycled plastic bottles make enough fiberfill to stuff a ski jacket.
  • 4. Melting down on tonne of recycled steel cans uses only 25% of the energy needed to melt enough ingredients to make one tonne of all new steel.
  • 5. One tonne of recycled paper saves 3700 pounds of wood and 24 000 gallons of water.

Recycling Depot Sites

Aroostook: Village Office 338 Main St.

Perth-Andover: 1. Civic Centre, 11 School St. 2. Station Street (beside Post Office)

What to Recycle?

  • Newsprint: Newspaper, Telephone books, Flyers and newspaper inserts, magazines and catalogues, soft covered books (covers removed)
  • Cardboard: Clean corrugated cardboard, box board (cereal, tissue, cracker, shoe boxes)
  • Metals: Tin and Steel Cans ( remember to wash all cans, remove all lids and labels)
  • Plastic: Non-coloured plastic milk jugs, non-coloured plastic water jugs, coloured plastic jugs such as detergents, bleach, shampoo, and dish liquid bottles

NOTICE A RECYCLING BIN THAT NEEDS TO BE EMPTIED - CALL 1-888-312-8800 

 

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