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Materials accepted/refused at the ecocentre

Accepted materials

Construction and demolition materials

The maximum quantity corresponds to the contents of an 8'x4'x2 'trailer.

  • Wood, branches and Christmas trees without decorations
  • Gypsum
  • Metal
  • Non-recyclable dry materials
  • Concrete, brick, stone and cement
  • Floor coverings (carpet, linoleum, ceramic, etc.)
  • Asphalt shingles
  • Sanitary appliances (shower, bath, toilet, sink)

Automobile tires and batteries (without rims)

Furniture and mattresses

Electrical and electronic devices

  • Small appliance
  • Small electrical appliance
  • TV / video or DVD / radio player
  • Computer and peripherals
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Air conditioner and dehumidifier
  • Washer, dryer

Recyclable materials

  • Paper and cardboard
  • Glass
  • Metal
  • Plastic identified by one of these symbols: 

Plastics 6

Styrofoam food containers

  • Coffee glasses
  • Plates
  • Food trays for meat
  • Egg boxes

Rigid food containers

  • Trays of mushrooms and berries
  • Plates
  • Utensils
  • Yogurt pots
  • Transparent glasses and domes (transparent dome and black base packaging, pastry, ready-to-eat)
  • Transparent glasses and domes for drinks
  • Small containers of milk and coffee cream

"Small beads" protective packaging

Such as protective packaging for:

  • Electronic appliances
  • Household appliances
  • Winter protection
  • Plant containers
  • Spa covers (remove vinyl cover)

Insulation (construction)

  • Pink, blue and green insulation panels

Green waste

Accepted only in spring and fall or at RIDR all year round.

  • Dead leaves, cut grass, stems, twigs

Household hazardous waste (HHW) *

Due to the limitation of hazardous household waste (HHW) by the MRC des Laurentides, it is strongly recommended to contact the ecocentre (819-425-8614), before going for any HHW deposit.

* These products can also be brought to HHW repositories.

  • Paint, varnish and solvents
  • Used motor oil (in small containers)
  • Cell phones
  • Aerosols
  • Oxidizers
  • Propane tanks
  • Pesticides and fertilizers
  • Ink cartridges
  • Cleaning products
  • Compact fluorescent bulbs
  • Thermometers
  • Fire extinguishers (domestic only)
  • Alkaline and rechargeable batteries
  • Fluorescent tubes (4 and 8 feet)
  • Metal paint containers (empty)
  • Car batteries
  • Tires (in some depots only)

How to get rid of HHW?

  • The products must be of residential origin exclusively.
  • Chemicals must be in their original container.

How to recognize HHW?

On the label of its products, we find the following pictograms:

Rejected materials

  Excessive construction materials (trailer over 8'x4'x2 ')
  Halogen bulbs (throw them in the black bin)
  Incandescent filament bulbs (throw them in the black bin)
  Contaminated soil or soil
  Hazardous waste from commercial sources
  Needles and syringes (bring them back to the pharmacy)
  Household waste (throw them in the black bin)
  Animal carcasses (throw them in the black bin)
  BCP and cyanide (contact a specialized service)
  Radioactive and biomedical waste (contact a specialized service)
  Weapons, explosives and ammunition (please contact the Sûreté du Québec to validate the arrangements put in place to dispose of these items. Do not transport explosives.)

  • Brochure: The right waste in the right place (French-language)

  • Information sheet on RECYC-QUÉBEC HHW (French-language)

  • Polystyrene recovery (French-language)