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Recycling Collection

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Oxford Mills Waste Transfer Station

699 Crozier Road, Oxford Mills, ON
613-258-9677

Hours of Operation
Tuesday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
(6:30 during daylight savings time)
Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 – 4:00 pm

Recyclables FAQ

Get a blue box

A blue box must be used for recycling collection.

Purchase Locations
  • Municipal Office,
  • Oxford Mills Waste Transfer Station, or
  • local hardware stores

What goes in my blue box (containers)

Recyclable Materials

Glass
  • Bottles and jars
Metal
  • Metal cans (steel and aluminum)
  • Soft drink cans
  • Jar lids
  • Aluminum trays and foil (clean)
  • Empty aerosol cans
  • Empty paint cans with lids removed
Plastics
  • All food and household plastics containers # 1 to 7
  • Plastic bottles, jars & jugs
  • Plant pots
  • Planting trays
  • Tubs and tub lids (yogurt, sour cream, ice cream, hand cleaner, margarine containers)
  • Single serve yogurt containers
  • #5 and #6 wide-mouth dairy containers
  • Plastic fruit container
Cartons
  • Gable end milk & juice cartons
  • Juice boxes (tetra-pak)
  • Soup boxes
Empty Alcohol Containers

Empty wine, beer and spirit containers purchased in Ontario must be returned to the Beer Store for a refund.

Click to find a Beer Store near you.

Non-recyclable Materials

Place these items in your regular garbage.

Glass
  • Ceramics such as dishes, cups and pottery
  • Other glass such as drinking glasses
  • Light bulbs
Metal
  • Scrap metal
  • Metal hangers
  • Containers that held hazardous products
Plastics
  • Film plastic (bags and cellophane)
  • Polystyrene (stryofoam trays and cups)
  • Polypropylene (cookie trays)
  • Clear or black plastic trays or boxes
  • Hard plastics
Containers
  • Paper coffee cups
  • Coffee and drink cups

What goes in my blue box (fibre)

Recyclable Materials

  • Boxboard
    (cereal boxes, rolls of paper towel, toilet tissue rolls, shoe boxes, tissue boxes)
  • Soft & hard cover books
  • Telephone books
  • Corrugated cardboard
    (flattened/bundled/tied)
  • Detergent boxes
  • Egg cartons
  • Kraft (brown) paper bags
  • Magazines, catalogues, junk mail & office paper
  • Newspapers and flyers (plastic bags removed)
  • Pizza boxes (clean)
  • Gift wrapping paper / greeting cards

Large quantities of boxboard and corrugated cardboard must be flattened, no larger than 30 inches x 36 inches, tied for easy handling and put next to the Blue box.

Non-recyclable Materials

Place these items in your regular garbage.

  • Soiled paper
  • Pizza boxes with food residue
  • Plastic egg cartons
  • Reports with plastic spines
  • Waxed cardboard
  • Waxed paper
  • Fast food drink cups
  • Foil wrapping paper / ribbons
  • Chocolate bar / candy wrappers
  • Tissues

Find out what happens to the stuff in your blue box.

Public Works Contacts

  • Dunlop, Karen

    Director Public Works

    613-258-9569 ext 132

  • Fequet, Cheryl

    Public Works Clerk

    613-258-9569 ext 133