Although these items are collected curbside (in bags), residents are encouraged to take these materials to the Dutton Dunwich Landfill Site.
RECYCLING RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES AND CELLPHONES:
The Municipality of Dutton Dunwich partners with Call2Recycle to recycle batteries. Since 1997, Call2Recycle has diverted over 45 million kilograms of batteries and cellphones from the solid waste stream and established more than 7,000 collection sites throughout Canada. Call2Recycle was built upon a commitment to environmental sustainability and meets or exceeds the most rigorous recycling standards for the safe recycling and management of batteries. To learn more about battery recycling, please visit www.call2recycle.ca or call 1.888.224.9764
MEDICATIONS and SHARPS
Take it Back!
The Municipality is registered as a "Collector" under Ontario's Used Tire Program. The landfill site is a registered depot and accepts the following tire types:
- passenger and light truck tires
- medium truck tires
- agricultural drive and logger skidder tires
- small and large industrial tires
- small, medium, large and giant OTR (off-the road) tires
Orange Drop is an industry-funded recycling program aimed at keeping hazardous and special waste materials out of Ontario's landfills and waterways. The Orange Drop Program allows Ontarians to return designated materials to local Municipal
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Depots, retail sites and collection events across Ontario. Visit the Orange Drop Website, www.makethedrop.ca