Garbage and Recycling
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Garbage Collection

Pick-up Day

  • Household waste is picked up every Thursday, including statutory holidays, from every residential address in the Village of Casselman.
  • Place your garbage at the curb between 6:00 pm the night before the collection and 7:00 am the day of.

Capacity and Weight of Bags and Bins

  • The maximum capacity of a garbage bin is 125 litres (28 gallons).
  • The maximum weight of a bag or a bin is 18 kg (40 lbs), including the weight of the container.
  • If your garbage bag or bin exceeds the weight or capacity, you need to buy a Heavy Item Tag.

Bags and Bins Limit

  • You may put out up to two garbage containers per week.
  • If your quantity of waste exceeds the limit, you must buy garbage stickers and attach them on any surplus bag or bin. Stickers must be visible to the garbage collector.

Garbage Stickers for Bags and Bins

  • Stickers are sold at Town Hall in packages of 10 for $20.00.

Leaves, Yard Waste and Christmas Trees

  • Please use biodegradable plastic bags for leaves, plants, grass clippings and garden waste. You may purchase these bags at most hardware stores.
  • Attach branches in bundles measuring no more than 1.2 m (4 ft) long and 30 centimetres (12 inches). The maximum allowed weight is 18 kg (40 lbs). Branches must not measure more than 10 cm (3") in diameter.
  • Christmas trees are picked up during regular collection and require a garbage sticker.

Items That Will Not Be Picked Up With Regular Garbage

  • Tires and other vehicle parts such as batteries
  • Propane bottles and tanks
  • Hazardous materials such as paint, antifreeze, motor oil and small batteries
  • Electronic devices
  • Rocks and earth

Recycling Collection

Blue Box Collection Day

  • Recycling is picked up every Tuesday, including statutory holidays, from every residential address in the Village of Casselman.
  • Place your recycling at the curb between 6:00 pm the night before the collection and 7:00 am the day of.
  • There is no limit to the number of blue boxes or clear bags collected per household.

Where to Get Blue Boxes

  • Blue boxes can be purchased at Casselman Town Hall for $12.00 each.
  • We accept all recycling blue boxes on collection day; they do not need to have the Casselman logo.

Accepted Materials in Recycling Bins

  • Paper and Cardboard
    • Newspapers, flyers and magazines
    • Paper sheets, envelopes and paper bags
    • Books and phonebooks
    • Cardboard rolls and boxes
    • Egg cartons
    • Gable-top milk and juice cartons
    • Aseptic containers (Tetra Pak type)
  • Plastic
    • Plastic containers featuring PET symbols numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7
    • Bottles, containers and wrappings of food products, drinks, cosmetics, personal hygiene products and cleaning products
    • Caps and lids - please remove them from containers
    • Bags and plastic wrappers
  • Glass
    • Bottles and jars, all colours
    • Not accepted: windows glass and ceramics
  • Metal
    • Aluminum foil and containers
    • Aluminum bottles and cans
    • Tin cans
    • Caps and lids
    • Please rinse containers
    • Not accepted: scrap metal and pans

Special Collections

Heavy Garbage Items

A new policy for the collection of heavy items became effective on May 24, 2016.

Examples of heavy garbage items: sofas, toilets, sinks, household appliances, doors, windows, or any other waste item that does not fit in a garbage bag or a bin.
  • Please go to Town Hall and purchase a heavy item sticker to have your item picked up.
    • For an item weighing up to 75 lbs (34 kg), the cost is $15 per sticker.
    • For an item weighing more than 75 lbs (34 kg), the cost is $20 per sticker.
  • Place your item at the curb with the sticker attached to it.
  • The heavy item will be picked up within 48 hours.

Household Appliances containing refrigerant gas (Freon)

  • For freezers, refrigerators, water coolers, air conditioners or dehumidifiers: a certified technician must remove the coolant gas and tag the appliance before it can be picked up.
  • You must also get a heavy item sticker to have your appliance picked up.

Hazardous Materials

  • A special collection for hazardous materials is held every second year. Collection dates will be announced on this website.
  • Hazardous materials include items such as paint, solvents, antifreeze, motor oil, batteries, etc.

Compost

  • Although the Village de Casselman does not have a composting program yet, you may compost in your backyard.
  • Composting reduces the quantity of household waste.
  • You may recycle your kitchen and yard waste into high quality compost.
  • Compost is a free fertilizer that is beneficial for your vegetable garden, your flowerbeds and your lawn.
  • Composting reduces the amount of waste being sent to landfill sites and reduces costs for taxpayers.
  • For more information on composting, visit Compost Council of Canada.

Landfill

  • You may bring you large items such as furniture, construction waste and other heavy items directly at Laflèche Environmental located at 17125, Laflèche Road in Moose Creek.
  • Landfill fees are payable on site.

Electronic Waste Recovery

You may drop your electronic items at Recycle Action located at 40 Racine Street in Casselman.

Protect your privacy! Erase all data and remove the memory cards from your devices before dropping them off at the center.

The electronic waste recovery program is a free service intended for all environmentally concerned individuals, companies and organizations.

Accepted electronic wastes

  • Desktop computers, laptops, tablets, routers
  • Cell phones and pagers
  • TVs, VHS, CD and DVD players, radios, screens
  • Printers, keyboards and speakers
  • Dry batteries and ink cartridges