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Recyclable materials (green bin)

Chart for accepted materials in reclycling bins

Is it a container? Is it packaging? Is it printed paper? It goes in the green bin!


  • Bottles, containers and wrappings for food products, drinks, cosmetics, personal hygiene products and household cleaning products featuring one of these symbols:
  • Caps and lids
  • Bags and packaging films collected in a knotted bag

Beginning June 28, 2023, merchants will be prohibited from distributing shopping bags composed of single-use plastic, including oxo-biodegradable, oxo-fragmentable, biodegradable and compostable plastic bags. However, the following items are exempt from the ban:

  • Reusable shopping bags
  • Plastic shopping bags used for hygienic purposes for food items in bulk
  • Plastic bags distributed by a dry-cleaning service
  • Products already packaged by an industrial process
  • Plastic bags used to package tires
  • Plastic bags containing advertising material for door-to-door distribution

We encourage you to use reusable shopping bags made of textile materials when making your purchases. For more information, please refer to bylaw (2022)-206

Paper and cardboard

  • Newspapers, flyers, magazines
  • Paper sheets, envelopes and bags
  • Cardboard boxes
  • Egg cartons
  • Gable top milk and juice cartons
  • Books and telephone books 
  • Cardboard rolls
  • Aseptic containers (Tetra PakTD type)


  • Bottles
  • Jars


  • Tin cans
  • Caps and lids
  • Aluminium foil and containers
  • Aluminium bottles and cans
  • Cintres (regroupés en paquet)
  • Pipes
  • Pots

Sources: MRC des Laurentides,, Centre de tri Tricentris


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