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Acetate film

Put out for garbage collection.

Acetone

Flammable liquids are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Aerosol cans

Aerosol cans are household hazardous waste and cannot be put out for garbage or recycling collection.

Bring aerosol containers to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or Miller Environmental for proper disposal.

Aerosol paint

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Air conditioners

These contain ozone-depleting substances. We collect window air conditioners for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Residents can also drop these off at 4R Winnipeg Depots for free recycling.

Air fresheners

Put out for garbage collection.

Aluminium foil

Put out for garbage collection.

Ammunition

Due to the potential danger from explosions, ammunition should not be put out for garbage collection.

Call your local Police Service Centre for information on proper disposal.

If you find an item on your property that you think may be an explosive, do not move it - call 911.

Amplifiers

Audio equipment is electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Animal waste

Put small amounts of pet waste and kitty litter in tightly sealed double bags and put them out for regular garbage collection.

Answering machines

Answering machines are electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper recycling and disposal.

Anti-freeze

Automotive fluids are household hazardous waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Anti-rust paint

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Aquariums

We collect aquariums that are not broken for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Area rugs

Area rugs can be put out for garbage collection as long as they fit in the garbage cart/bin and the lid can be closed.

Area rugs that do not fit in the garbage cart/bin should be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

Asbestos

Asbestos requires careful removal and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

The Brady Road Resource Management Facility is licensed to accept asbestos for disposal. Arrangements for disposal must be made in advance by contacting 311.

Homeowners can also take small quantities of asbestos to a household hazardous waste collection depot for free disposal.

If you have questions about removal procedures or contractors, call the Province of Manitoba (Workplace Safety and Health Division) at 204-945-6848.

Ashes

Ashes can be put out for regular garbage collection. Ashes must be fully cooled and in tightly sealed plastic bags.

Asphalt

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Residents can take asphalt to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for recycling.

Audio recorders

Audio equipment is electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper recycling and disposal.

Auto parts

Auto parts (e.g., fenders, doors, radiators, mufflers, engine blocks) will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

These items can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, scrap metal dealer or an eco-depot for recycling.

Automotive doors

Auto parts (e.g., fenders, doors, radiators, mufflers, engine blocks) will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

These items can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, scrap metal dealer or an eco-depot for recycling.

Automotive fluids

Automotive fluids are household hazardous waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Automotive radiators

Auto parts (e.g., fenders, doors, radiators, mufflers, engine blocks) will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

These items can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, scrap metal dealer or an eco-depot for recycling.

Baby wipes

Put out for garbage collection.

Bathtubs

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection and should be taken to the Brady Road 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

Steel and cast iron bathtubs can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, scrap metal dealer or an eco-depot for recycling.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

Batteries - automotive (lead-acid)

Automotive batteries are household hazardous waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection because of their lead and acid content.

Homeowners can take them to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or to a lead-acid battery eco-depot for proper disposal.

Businesses must make arrangements with a licensed hazardous waste disposal company for disposal.

Batteries - rechargeable

Rechargeable batteries are household hazardous waste and should not be put out for regular garbage collection. They contain toxic heavy metals such as nickel-cadmium and lithium.

Batteries can be dropped off at a 4R Winnipeg Depot, any Winnipeg Public Library or at an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Batteries - single-use (alkaline)

Single-use batteries are household hazardous waste and should not be put out for regular garbage collection.

Batteries can be dropped off at a 4R Winnipeg Depot, any Winnipeg Public Library or at an eco-depot for proper disposal.

BBQ lighter fluid

Flammable liquids are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

BBQs

We collect BBQs for a fee through our large item collection program, but the propane tank must be removed. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Residents can also take BBQs and propane tanks to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for proper recycling and disposal.

Bed frames

We collect furniture for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Bedding

Put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Beds

We collect furniture for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Beer cans

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or return for deposit refund where available.

Beverage containers

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Bicycles

We collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Residents can also bring bicycles to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

Bleach

Bleach is household hazardous waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Blister packaging (e.g., gum)

Put out for garbage collection.

Boats

Boats will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection and should be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

Metal boats can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, scrap metal dealer or an eco-depot for recycling.

Body wash bottle

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Books - hardcover

Remove and put the covers in the garbage. Put the rest of the book out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Books - softcover

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Bottle corks

Put out for garbage collection.

Bottles

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Box springs

We collect furniture for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Boxboard

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Boxes full of garbage

Boxes full of garbage will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection and should be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot. There is a fee.

Branches - large

Branches, trees, logs, and stumps over 100 millimetres (4 inches) in diameter cannot be put out with your regular yard waste collection.

Bring large branches to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or contact a local tree removal service to arrange for collection.

Branches - small

We collect branches less than 100 millimetres (4 inches) through our seasonal yard waste collection program.

Small branches can also be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, year-round.

Bread bags

Put out for garbage collection.

Bricks

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Residents can take bricks to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for recycling.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

Broken dishes

Ceramic, porcelain, and glass dishes can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling. Otherwise, put out for garbage collection.

Broken glass

Broken glass can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling. Otherwise, Put broken glass out for garbage collection in a puncture-proof container with a lid.

Brushes

Put out for garbage collection.

Bubble wrap

Put out for garbage collection.

Bug spray

Bug spray is household hazardous waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Butane cylinders

Propane tanks and compressed gas cylinders have the potential to explode and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

Take these to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or household hazardous waste collection depot for free disposal.

Camping cylinders

Propane tanks and compressed gas cylinders have the potential to explode and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

Take these to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or household hazardous waste collection depot for free disposal.

Camping fuel

Flammable liquids are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Candle wax

Put out for garbage collection.

Candles

Put out for garbage collection.

Car seats

We collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Carbon monoxide detectors

Carbon monoxide detectors are not radioactive and can be put out for garbage collection.

Carbon paper

Put out for garbage collection.

Cardboard boxes

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Cardboard cartons

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Cardboard egg cartons

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Carpet

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection and should be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

Carriages

We collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Cat food bag

Put out for garbage collection.

Cat food cans

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Cat waste

Put small amounts of pet waste and kitty litter in tightly sealed double bags and put them out for regular garbage collection.

CD players

Audio equipment is electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

CDs

Put out for garbage collection.

Ceiling tiles

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection and should be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

Cell phones

Cell phones are electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Cellophane

Put out for garbage collection.

Ceramics

Ceramics can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling. Otherwise, put out for garbage collection.

Cereal box liners

Put out for garbage collection.

Cereal boxes

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Chainsaws - electric

Electric chainsaws can be put out for garbage collection as long as they fit in the garbage cart/bin and the lid can be closed.

We collect chainsaws that do not fit in the garbage cart/bin for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Chainsaws - gas

Gas chainsaws can be put out for garbage collection as long as they fit in the garbage cart/bin and the lid can be closed. All gas and oil must be removed from the chainsaw before it is put out for collection.

We collect chainsaws that do not fit in the garbage cart/bin for a fee through our large item collection program. All gas and oil must be removed from the utility pump before it is put out for collection. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Chairs

We collect furniture for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Chalk

Put out for garbage collection.

Change tables

We collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Chewing gum

Put out for garbage collection.

Child car seats

We collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Chip bags

Put out for garbage collection.

Christmas lights

Put out for garbage collection.

Christmas trees - artificial

We collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Christmas trees - real

Don't throw your Christmas tree away after the holiday season. Recycle it by dropping it off at any of our seasonal Let's Chip In depots or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Cigarette butts

Put out for garbage collection.

Clay

Clean fill (mud, clay, or concrete without metal) can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Clothes

Put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Coffee cup lids - plastic

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Coffee cup sleeves

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Coffee cups - disposable

Put out for garbage collection.

Coffee discs (single serve)

Put out for garbage collection.

Coffee filters

Put out for garbage collection.

Coffee grounds

Put out for garbage collection.

Coffee pods (single serve)

Put out for garbage collection.

Combs

Put out for garbage collection.

Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs)

Compact fluorescent lights are household hazardous waste and cannot not be put out for regular garbage collection.

Compact fluorescent lights contain small amounts of mercury should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Compost bins

We collect compost bins for a fee through our large item collection program. The bins must be marked as refuse. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Plastic compost bins can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

Compressed gas cylinders

Propane tanks and compressed gas cylinders have the potential to explode and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

Take these to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or household hazardous waste collection depot for free disposal.

Computer accessories

Computers and computer accessories are electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Computer monitors

Computers and computer accessories are electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Computers

Computers and computer accessories are electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Concrete

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Residents can take bricks to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for recycling.

Concrete - without metal

Clean fill (mud, clay, or concrete without metal) can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Condoms

Put out for garbage collection. Do not flush down your toilet.

Construction materials

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Residents can bring certain construction materials to 4R Winnipeg Depots, free of charge.

Construction materials that are not accepted for recycling or reuse can be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

Cookie tins

These items can be taken to 4R Winnipeg Depots for recycling. Otherwise, put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Cooking oil

Cooking oil and kitchen grease can be put into a container with a lid and, once it cools/hardens, put out for regular garbage collection.

Never pour kitchen grease or oil down the drain. It can clog the sewer in your home and the City's sewer, and it can cause sewer backup.

Cookware

Metal, glass, ceramic, and plastic cookware can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for recycling. Otherwise, put it out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Cork

Put out for garbage collection.

Corrosive products

Corrosive products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or to an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Corrugated cardboard

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Cotton balls

Put out for garbage collection.

Couches

We collect furniture for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Counter tops

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Residents can bring certain construction materials to 4R Winnipeg Depots, free of charge.

Construction materials that are not accepted for recycling or reuse can be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

CPUs

Computers and computer accessories are electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Cracker box liners

Put out for garbage collection.

Crayons

Put out for garbage collection.

Cribs

We collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Curtains

Put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Cushions

Put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Cutting boards - plastic

Put out for garbage collection.

Cutting boards - wood

Put out for garbage collection.

Dead pets

Pets cannot be put out for garbage collection. The disposal of family pets is the responsibility of the pet owner. Consult your Yellow Pages under Pet Cemeteries, Crematories & Supplies for more information.

If you find a dead pet (e.g., cat, dog) that does not belong to you on private property, please contact the Winnipeg Humane Society at 204-982-2021.

Deck coatings

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Dehumidifiers

These contain ozone-depleting substances. We collect these for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Residents can also drop these off at 4R Winnipeg Depots for free recycling.

Dental floss

Put out for garbage collection.

Deodorant containers - empty

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Desktop computers

Computers and computer accessories are electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Diapers

Put out for garbage collection. Do not flush down your toilet.

Digital media players

Audio equipment is electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Dishwashers

We collect appliances for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Residents can also drop off these items at a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

Dog food bags

Put out for garbage collection.

Dog food cans

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Dog waste

Put small amounts of pet waste and kitty litter in tightly sealed double bags and put them out for regular garbage collection.

Doors

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Residents can take metal doors to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

Construction materials that are not accepted for recycling or reuse can be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

Drapes

Put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Dressers

We collect furniture for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Drills

Put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Drink cans

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Drinking glasses

Glass drinking glasses can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling. Otherwise, put out for garbage collection.

Drinking straws

Put out for garbage collection.

Driveway sealers

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Dry cleaning bags

Put out for garbage collection.

Dryer lint

Put out for garbage collection.

Dryer sheets

Put out for garbage collection.

Dryers

We collect large household appliances for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Residents can also take these items to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

Drywall

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Drywall can be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

DVD players

Video equipment is electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Elastic bands

Put out for garbage collection.

Electric fans - large

We collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Electric fans - small

Put out for garbage collection.

Electronics

electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Enamel

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Engine blocks

Auto parts (e.g., fenders, doors, radiators, mufflers, engine blocks) will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

These items can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, scrap metal dealer or an eco-depot for recycling.

Engine oil

Oil and oil products cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

You can take your used motor oil, oil filters and plastic oil containers to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Equipment lubricant

Oil and oil products cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

You can take your used motor oil, oil filters and plastic oil containers to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to oil products will not be returned to you.

Exercise equipment

We collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Expired bank cards

Cut/shred and put out for garbage collection.

Expired credit cards

Cut/shred and put out for garbage collection.

Explosives

Due to the potential danger from explosions, explosives should not be put out for garbage collection.

Call your local Police Service Centre for information on proper disposal.

If you find an item on your property that you think may be an explosive, do not move it - call 911.

Eyeglasses

Put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Fax machines

Scanners are electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Feminine hygiene products

Put out for garbage collection. Do not flush down your toilet.

Fences - Wood

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Residents can bring non-treated/painted timber, lumber, and wood to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

Construction materials that are not accepted for recycling or reuse can be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

Fences - Metal

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Residents can bring metal fence posts and chain link fencing to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

Construction materials that are not accepted for recycling or reuse can be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

Fenders

Auto parts (e.g., fenders, doors, radiators, mufflers, engine blocks) will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

These items can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, scrap metal dealer or an eco-depot for recycling.

Auto parts can also be taken to the Brady Road Resource Management Facility for disposal.

Fibreglass

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Residents can take fibreglass to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

File folders

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Fire extinguishers

Fire extinguishers are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Fire pit - portable

We collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup. Ashes must be cooled and disposed of separately.

Flammable degreasers

Flammable liquids are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Flammable fuel treatment and additives

Flammable liquids are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Flammable liquid adhesives

Flammable liquids are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Flammable liquids

Flammable liquids are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Flammable lubricants

Flammable liquids are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Flammable solvents

Flammable liquids are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Flashlights

Put out for garbage collection.

Remove batteries and take them to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, Winnipeg Public Library, or an eco depot.

Floor lamps

We collect furniture for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Flooring

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Residents can bring ceramic/porcelain tiles to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

Construction materials that are not accepted for recycling or reuse can be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

Flower pots - clay

Bring to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

Otherwise, put out for garbage collection.

Flower pots - plastic

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Fluorescent light bulbs

Fluorescent lights are household hazardous waste and cannot not be put out for regular garbage collection.

Fluorescent lights should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Flyers

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Foam cups

Put out for garbage collection.

Foam egg cartons

Put out for garbage collection.

Foam food containers

Put out for garbage collection.

Foam meat trays

Put out for garbage collection.

Foam packaging

Put out for garbage collection.

Foam plates

Put out for garbage collection.

Foil container seal (e.g., yogurt containers)

Put out for garbage collection.

Foil food containers

Put out for garbage collection.

Foil pie plates

Put out for garbage collection.

Foil wrappers

Put out for garbage collection.

Fondue fuel

Flammable liquids are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Food waste

Put out for garbage collection.

Freezers

These contain ozone-depleting substances. We collect these for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Residents can also drop these off at 4R Winnipeg Depots for free recycling.

Frozen juice containers

Put out for garbage collection.

Frozen juice containers are made from blended materials and should not be put in your recycling.

Frozen vegetable bags

Put out for garbage collection.

Fruit - fallen from trees in yard

We collect yard waste once every two weeks from April to November through our yard waste collection program.

Yard waste can also be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, year-round.

Fuel cylinders

Propane tanks and compressed gas cylinders have the potential to explode and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

Take these to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or household hazardous waste collection depot for free disposal.

Furnace filters

Put out for garbage collection.

Furnaces

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Furnaces can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or scrap metal dealer for recycling.

Furniture

We collect furniture for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Furniture - broken

We collect broken furniture for a fee through our large item collection program. The pieces must be tied in manageable bundles. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Furniture stripper

Toxic products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Fuses

Put out for garbage collection.

Garage door assemblies

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Residents can bring metal components to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, scrap metal dealer, or an eco depot for free recycling.

Other components can be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

Garden chemicals

Garden and pest-control chemicals (e.g., herbicides, pesticides) are household hazardous waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport oil will not be returned to you.

Garden waste

We collect yard waste once every two weeks from April to November through our yard waste collection program.

Yard waste can also be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, year-round.

Gasoline

Automotive fluids are household hazardous waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Gauze

Put out for garbage collection.

Gear oil

Oil and oil products cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

You can take your used motor oil, oil filters and plastic oil containers to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport oil products will not be returned to you.

Gift wrap

Put out for garbage collection.

Glass beverage containers

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Glass food containers

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Grass clippings

We collect grass clippings through our seasonal yard waste collection program.

Yard waste can also be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, year-round.

Grout cleaner

Corrosive products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Guns

Due to the potential danger from explosions, guns should not be put out for garbage collection.

Call your local Police Service Centre for information on proper disposal.

If you find an item on your property that you think may be an explosive, do not move it - call 911.

Hangers - plastic

Put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Hangers - wire

Put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Hangers - wood

Put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Hard drives

Computers and computer accessories are electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Hard plastic packaging

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Hay

We collect yard waste once every two weeks from April to November through our yard waste collection program.

Yard waste can also be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, year-round.

Headphones

Audio equipment is electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Heat transfer liquid

Oil and oil products cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

You can take your used motor oil, oil filters and plastic oil containers to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport oil products will not be returned to you.

Herbicides

Garden and pest-control chemicals (e.g., herbicides, pesticides) are household hazardous waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Hot tub covers

We collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Hot tubs

These will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection and should be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot. There is a fee.

Hot water tanks

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Hot water tanks can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or scrap metal dealer for recycling.

House wrap

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

House wrap can be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

Household cleaners and disinfectants

Household cleaners and disinfectants are household hazardous waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

household hazardous waste

Household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Humidifiers - large

We collect large household appliances for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Humidifiers - small

Put out for garbage collection.

Hydraulic fluid

Oil and oil products cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

You can take your used motor oil, oil filters and plastic oil containers to an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport oil products will not be returned to you.

Ice cream cartons

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Insect repellent

Insect repellent is household hazardous waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Insecticides

Insecticides are household hazardous waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Insulation

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Insulation can be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

Jars

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Juice bottles

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Juice boxes

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Juice cans

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Juice cartons

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Kerosene

Flammable liquids are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Kiddie pools

We collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Kitchen cabinets

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Kitchen cabinets can be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

Kitchen grease

Cooking oil and kitchen grease can be put into a container with a lid and, once it cools/hardens, put out for garbage collection.

Never pour kitchen grease or oil down the drain. It can clog the sewer in your home and the City's sewer, and it can cause sewer backup.

Kitty litter bags

Put out for garbage collection.

Knives

Sharp objects (e.g., broken glass, knives, nails) can be put out for garbage collection. They must be packaged in puncture-proof containers with lids.

Landscape timbers

Landscape timbers contain creosote, a preservative, which makes them hazardous.

Railroad ties can be taken to the Brady Road Resource Management Facility for disposal if they are dry (i.e. not wet with creosote).

Laptop computers

Computers and computer accessories are electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Large dead animals - on private property

Large, wild animal carcasses (e.g., deer) found on private property will be collected as part of our dead animal collection service. Please contact 311 to make arrangements.

If you find a dead pet (e.g., cat, dog) that does not belong to you on private property, please contact the Winnipeg Humane Society at 204-982-2021.

Large dead animals - on public property

Animal carcasses found on public property will be collected as part of our dead animal collection service. To report a dead animal on public property, contact 311.

Large household appliances

We collect large household appliances for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Residents can also take these items to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

Large mirrors

We collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Laundry baskets

Laundry baskets can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling. Otherwise, put out for garbage collection.

Lawnmowers

Gas and electric lawnmowers will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

These items can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, scrap metal dealer or eco-depot for recycling.

Leaves

We collect leaves through our seasonal yard waste collection program.

Yard waste can also be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, year-round.

Liquid soap bottle

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Lubricants

Toxic products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Lumber - treated

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Treated lumber can be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

Lumber - untreated

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Residents can bring untreated lumber to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

Machinery lubricant

Oil and oil products cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

You can take your used motor oil, oil filters and plastic oil containers to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport oil products will not be returned to you.

Magazines

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Magnets

Put out for garbage collection.

Mail - paper

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Make-up removal pads/cloths

Put out for garbage collection.

Margarine tubs

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Marine paint

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Markers

Put out for garbage collection.

Masonry cleaner

Corrosive products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Masonry sealers

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Matchbooks

Put out for garbage collection.

Matches

Put out for garbage collection.

Mattresses

We collect furniture for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Meat tray liner pad

Put out for garbage collection.

Medications

The Manitoba Medications Return Program (MMRP) ensures the safe and appropriate disposal of all your health products according to health and environmental regulations.

All prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications (in oral dosage form) and natural health products (in oral dosage form) can be taken to a drop-off depot.

Medicine bottles - empty

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Melamine

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Mercury switches

Thermostats and mercury switches contain mercury and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

Homeowners can take these to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Businesses must take their mercury switches and thermostats to a licensed hazardous waste disposal company for disposal.

Mercury light switches operate smoothly and silently. New light switches snap to the "on" or "off" position and do not contain mercury.

Metal beverage containers

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Metal food containers

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Metal paint

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Metal primers

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Methanol

Flammable liquids are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Methyl hydrate

Flammable liquids are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Microwave popcorn bags

Put out for garbage collection.

Microwaves

Microwaves are electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Milk cartons

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Milk jugs

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Mineral spirits

Flammable liquids are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Mirrors

Put out for garbage collection.

Modelling clay

Put out for garbage collection.

Motor oil

Motor oil, oil filters and plastic oil containers cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

You can take your used motor oil, oil filters and plastic oil containers to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport oil products will not be returned to you.

MP3 players

Audio equipment is electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Mud

Clean fill (mud, clay, or concrete without metal) can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Muffin cups - used

Put out for garbage collection.

Mufflers

Auto parts (e.g., fenders, doors, radiators, mufflers, engine blocks) will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

These items can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, scrap metal dealer or an eco-depot for recycling.

Nails

Sharp objects (e.g., broken glass, knives, nails) can be put out for garbage collection. They must be packaged in puncture-proof containers with lids.

Needles

Check with your clinic, doctor's office, and pharmacy (e.g., Shoppers Drug Mart, PharmaPlus) to see if they will accept needles and syringes and how you can participate in their collection program.

If you cannot dispose of your needles and syringes at your clinic, doctor's office or pharmacy, package them in puncture-proof containers with lids and put them out for regular garbage collection.

If you are unsure about proper disposal, contact 311 for more information. With the exception of homeowners, all other generators of bio-medical waste sharps must comply with the bio-medical waste sharps by-law 6001/92.

Newspaper

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Nuts - fallen from trees in yard

We collect yard waste once every two weeks from April to November through our yard waste collection program.

Yard waste can also be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, year-round.

Office furniture

We collect furniture for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Oil filters

Motor oil, oil filters and plastic oil containers cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

You can take your used motor oil, oil filters and plastic oil containers to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport oil products will not be returned to you.

Oven cleaners

Household cleaners and disinfectants are household hazardous waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Ovens

We collect large household appliances for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Residents can also take these items to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

Packing peanuts

Put out for garbage collection.

Padded envelopes

Put out for garbage collection.

Paint - alkyd

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of full cans of mis-tinted or over-stock paint from suppliers and manufacturers. They do not accept paint from the general public.

Paint - concrete

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Paint - drywall

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Paint - exterior

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Paint - floor

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Paint - interior

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Paint - latex

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Paint - Masonry

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Paint - oil-based

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Paint - water based

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Paint brush cleaners

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Paint cans (empty)

Empty paint cans should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Paint remover

Flammable liquids are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Paint stripper

Flammable liquids are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Paint thinners

Flammable liquids are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Paint trays (plastic)

Put empty plastic paint trays out for garbage collection

Paint trays (metal)

Empty metal paint trays can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for recycling. Otherwise, put it out for garbage collection.

Pallets

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Residents can bring non-treated wood pallets to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

Construction materials that are not accepted for recycling or reuse can be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

Pans

Metal pans can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg depot for free recycling. Otherwise, put out for garbage collection.

Paper

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Paper cookie bags

Put out for garbage collection.

Paper napkins

Put out for garbage collection.

Paper plates - used

Put out for garbage collection.

Paper towel

Put out for garbage collection.

Paper towel rolls

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Paper tubes

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Pencils

Put out for garbage collection.

Pens

Put out for garbage collection.

Pest-control chemicals

Garden and pest-control chemicals (e.g., herbicides, pesticides) are household hazardous waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Pesticides

Garden and pest-control chemicals (e.g., herbicides, pesticides) are household hazardous waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Pet food

Put out for garbage collection.

Pet food bags

Put out for garbage collection.

Petroleum

Oil and oil products cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

You can take your used motor oil, oil filters and plastic oil containers to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport oil products will not be returned to you.

Phone books

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Photocopiers

Scanners are electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Photograph film

Put out for garbage collection.

Photograph negatives

Put out for garbage collection.

Photographs

Put out for garbage collection.

Pianos

These will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection and should be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

Pickle jars

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Pillow cases

Put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Pillows

Put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Pine cones

We collect yard waste once every two weeks from April to November through our yard waste collection program.

Yard waste can also be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, year-round.

Pitchers

Glass and plastics can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling. Otherwise, put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Pizza boxes

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Plants

We collect yard waste once every two weeks from April to November through our yard waste collection program.

Yard waste can also be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, year-round.

Plastic apple sauce cups

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Plastic bags

Put out for garbage collection, or:

  • Reuse plastic bags when shopping;
  • Recycle your plastic shopping bags by taking them to a store with a collection program. Make sure they are empty and free of paper and debris;

Drop off clean plastic bags for reuse at:

  • Winnipeg Humane Society, 45 Hurst Way
  • Winnipeg Harvest, 1085 Winnipeg Avenue

Plastic beverage containers

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Plastic bottles

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Plastic bread tags

Put out for garbage collection.

Plastic clam shell containers

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Plastic container seal (e.g., yogurt containers)

Put out for garbage collection.

Plastic containers

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Plastic cookie trays

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Plastic cracker trays

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Plastic cutlery

Put out for garbage collection.

Plastic disposable drink cups

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Plastic egg cartons

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Plastic food containers

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Plastic frozen dinner trays

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Plastic ice cream tubs

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Plastic jars

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Plastic oil containers

Motor oil, oil filters and plastic oil containers cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

You can take your used motor oil, oil filters and plastic oil containers to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport oil products will not be returned to you.

Plastic pails

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Plastic paint trays

Put out for garbage collection.

Plastic pudding cups

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Plastic six-pack rings

Put out for garbage collection.

Plastic soil bags

Put out for garbage collection.

Plastic tubs

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Plastic utensils

Put out for garbage collection.

Plastic wrap

Put out for garbage collection.

Plastic wrap from case of water bottles

Put out for garbage collection.

Play structures

We collect swing sets and play structures through our large item collection program. The pieces must be tied in manageable bundles. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Plastic and metal play structures can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

Playpens

We collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Plastic playpens can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

Pool and hot tub cleaners

Corrosive products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Pool noodles

Put out for garbage collection.

Pool toys

Put out for garbage collection.

Pop bottles

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Pop cans

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Popsicle sticks

Put out for garbage collection.

Pots - metal

Metal pots can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling. Otherwise, put out for garbage collection.

Printer cartridges

Many office supply stores refill or recycle printer cartridges.

Printers

Computers and computer accessories are electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Propane tanks

Propane tanks and compressed gas cylinders have the potential to explode and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

You can:

Take propane tanks to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or household hazardous waste collection depot for free disposal.

Contact the seller. Most retail outlets that refill propane cylinders will accept outdated tanks and have them re-certified.

Look in the yellow pages under propane or call Tank Traders at 204-736-8265 for locations where you can exchange your tank for a new one.

Pumpkins

We collect yard waste once every two weeks from April to November through our yard waste collection program.

Yard waste can also be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, year-round.

Railroad ties

Railroad ties contain creosote, a preservative, which makes them hazardous.

Railroad ties can be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal if they are dry (i.e. not wet with creosote). There is a fee.

Rain barrels

We collect rain barrels for a fee through our large item collection program. The bins must be marked as refuse. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Plastic rain barrels can also be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

Range hoods

We collect appliances for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Razor blades

Put out for garbage collection.

Razors

Put out for garbage collection.

Refrigerators

These contain ozone-depleting substances. We collect these for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Residents can also drop these off at 4R Winnipeg Depots for free recycling.

Ribbon

Put out for garbage collection.

Roof rack (automotive)

Auto parts (e.g., fenders, doors, radiators, mufflers, engine blocks) will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Metal items can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, scrap metal dealer or an eco-depot for recycling.

Rope

Put out for garbage collection.

Rubber bands

Put out for garbage collection.

Rubber gloves

Put out for garbage collection.

Rust remover

Corrosive products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Sand

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Residents can take sand to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

Sawdust

Sawdust can be put out for regular garbage collection if tightly sealed in plastic bags.

Scanners

Scanners are electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Scooters

We collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Scouring pads

Put out for garbage collection.

Scrap metal

Scrap metal will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

You can take scrap metal to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, scrap metal dealer or an eco-depot for recycling.

Sectionals

We collect furniture for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Sectionals are considered one item if they meet the size and weight guidelines.

Shampoo bottles

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Sharp objects

Sharp objects (e.g., broken glass, knives, nails) can be put out for garbage collection. They must be packaged in puncture-proof containers with lids.

Bed sheets

Put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Shellac

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Shingles

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Shingles can be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

Shower curtains

Put out for garbage collection.

Shredded paper

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Shredded paper should be placed in a large (77-litre) clear plastic bag.

This is the only exception to the “no plastic bags” rule.

Sinks

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Residents can bring metal, ceramic, and porcelain sinks to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

Sleeping bags

Put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Small dead animals - on private property

Small, wild animal carcasses that are found on private property (e.g., birds) can be put out with your garbage if they are securely double bagged.

If you find a dead pet (e.g., cat, dog) that does not belong to you on private property, please contact the Winnipeg Humane Society at 204-982-2021.

Small dead animals - on public property

Animal carcasses found on public property will be collected as part of our dead animal collection service. To report a dead animal on public property, contact 311.

Smoke detectors - commercial

Commercial smoke detectors require special arrangements and approval for disposal at the Brady Road Resource Management Facility. Contact 311 to make arrangements.

Smoke detectors - residential, more than 10

More than 10 residential smoke detectors require special arrangements and approval for disposal at the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot. Contact 311 to make arrangements. There is a fee.

Smoke detectors - residential, up to 10

Up to 10 residential smoke detectors can be put out for regular garbage collection.

Snack food bags

Put out for garbage collection.

Snow blowers

Snow blowers will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

You can take scrap metal to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, scrap metal dealer or an eco-depot for recycling.

Soap

Put out for garbage collection.

Sod

Clean fill will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Residents can bring soil, sod, clay, and sand to a 4R Winnipeg Depots, free of charge.

Sofa beds

We collect furniture for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Soil

Clean fill will not be picked up with your regular garbage or yard waste collection.

Residents can bring soil, sod, clay, and sand to a 4R Winnipeg Depots, free of charge.

Soil - contaminated

Contaminated soil (usually containing diesel fuel, gasoline, or motor oil) cannot be put out for regular garbage or yard waste collection.

You can take contaminated soil to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot. Arrangements for disposal must be made in advance by contacting 311. Information on the amount of soil, the type and level of contamination is required for approval. There is a fee.

Soiled paper

Residents can bring soil, sod, clay, and sand to a 4R Winnipeg Depots, free of charge.

Soup boxes

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Soup cans

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Speakers

Audio equipment is electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Sponges

Put out for garbage collection.

Stains

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Stationary bikes

We collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Stereos

Audio equipment is electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Stoves

We collect large household appliances for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Residents can also take these items to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

Straw

We collect yard waste once every two weeks from April to November through our yard waste collection program.

Yard waste can also be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, year-round.

Strollers

We collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Stuffed animals

Put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Sump pumps

Sump pumps can be put out for garbage collection as long as they fit in the garbage cart/bin and the lid can be closed.

We collect sump pumps that do not fit in the garbage cart/bin for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Swimming pool chemicals

Swimming pool chemicals are household hazardous waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Swimming pool heaters

We collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Swimming pool paint

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Swing sets

We collect swing sets and play structures through our large item collection program. The pieces must be tied in manageable bundles. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Plastic and metal swing sets can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

Synthetic oil

Oil and oil products cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

You can take your used motor oil, oil filters and plastic oil containers to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Syringes

Check with your clinic, doctor's office, and pharmacy (e.g., Shoppers Drug Mart, PharmaPlus) to see if they will accept needles and syringes and how you can participate in their collection program.

If you cannot dispose of your needles and syringes at your clinic, doctor's office or pharmacy, package them in puncture-proof containers with lids and put them out for regular garbage collection.

If you are unsure about proper disposal, contact 311 for more information. With the exception of homeowners, all other generators of bio-medical waste sharps must comply with the bio-medical waste sharps by-law 6001/92.

Table lamps

Put out for regular garbage collection.

Tables

We collect furniture for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Tablet computers

Computers and computer accessories are electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Tar and bug remover

Toxic products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Tarps

Put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Telephones - corded

Phones are electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Telephones - cordless

Phones are electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Televisions/TVs

Televisions are electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Tents

Put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Tetra paks

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Thermostats

Thermostats and mercury switches contain mercury and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

Homeowners can take these to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Businesses must take their mercury switches and thermostats to a licensed hazardous waste disposal company for disposal.

Mercury light switches operate smoothly and silently. New light switches snap to the "on" or "off" position and do not contain mercury.

Tires

Tires will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Tires can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

Most stores that sell tires will accept your old tires and ensure they are properly recycled-visit Tire Stewardship Manitoba or Green Manitoba to find a depot near you.

Tissue paper

Put out for garbage collection.

Tissues

Put out for garbage collection.

Toilet brushes

Put out for garbage collection.

Toilet cleaners

Household cleaners and disinfectants are household hazardous waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Toilet paper rolls

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Toilets

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Residents can bring toilets to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

Toner cartridges

Many office supply stores refill or recycle printer cartridges.

Tools - electric

Put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Tools - gas

Gas powered tools can be put out for garbage collection, but all gas and oil must be removed from the unit before it is put out for collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Tools - manual

Put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Toothbrushes

Put out for garbage collection.

Toothpaste tubes

Put out for garbage collection.

Toothpicks

Put out for garbage collection.

Towels

Put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Toxic products

Toxic products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Toys

Put out for garbage collection.

Consider donating items that are in good condition.

Toys - plastic

Put out for garbage collection.

Transmission fluid

Oil and oil products cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

You can take your used motor oil, oil filters and plastic oil containers to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

Treadmills

We collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Tree trimmings

We collect yard waste once every two weeks from April to November through our yard waste collection program.

Yard waste can also be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, year-round.

Tricycles

Residents can also take tricycles to a 4R Winnipeg Depot for free recycling.

We also collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Truck bed covers

Auto parts (e.g., fenders, doors, radiators, mufflers, engine blocks) will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

These items can be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, scrap metal dealer or an eco-depot for recycling.

Turpentine

Flammable liquids are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Containers used to transport hazardous liquids will not be returned to you.

TV projectors

Video equipment is electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Twist ties

Put out for garbage collection.

Undercoats

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Used gift cards

Put out for garbage collection.

Utility pumps - electric

Electric utility pumps can be put out for garbage collection as long as they fit in the garbage cart/bin and the lid can be closed.

We collect utility pumps that do not fit in the garbage cart/bin for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Utility pumps - gas

Gas utility pumps can be put out for garbage collection as long as they fit in the garbage cart/bin and the lid can be closed. All gas and oil must be removed from the utility pump before it is put out for collection.

We collect utility pumps that do not fit in the garbage cart/bin for a fee through our large item collection program. All gas and oil must be removed from the utility pump before it is put out for collection. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Vacuum cleaner bags

Put out for garbage collection.

Vacuums

We collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Varnish removers

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

VCRs

Video equipment is electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Video recorders

Video equipment is electronic waste and cannot be put out for regular garbage collection.

These items should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Washers

We collect large household appliances for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Water bottles

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Water coolers

These contain ozone-depleting substances. We collect these for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Residents can also drop these off at 4R Winnipeg Depots for free recycling.

Water filters

Put out for garbage collection.

Waxed cardboard

Put out for garbage collection.

Waxed paper

Put out for garbage collection.

Weeds

We collect yard waste once every two weeks from April to November through our yard waste collection program.

Yard waste can also be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, year-round.

Weight benches

We collect these items for a fee through our large item collection program. Call 311 to request a special pickup.

Window glass

Put out for garbage collection.

Windows

Construction and renovation materials will not be picked up with your regular garbage collection.

Residents can bring certain construction materials to 4R Winnipeg Depots, free of charge.

Construction materials that are not accepted for recycling or reuse can be taken to the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for disposal. There is a fee.

The Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg ReStore accepts and resells donations of quality new and used building materials.

Wine bottles

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Wine boxes

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Wood finishing oils

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Wood primers

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Wood sealers

Paint and paint products are household hazardous waste cannot be put out for regular garbage collection and should never be poured down sewers or drains.

household hazardous waste should be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot or an eco-depot for proper disposal.

Businesses must contact a licensed hazardous waste disposal company to dispose of their paint.

Wrapping paper

Put out for garbage collection.

Wrapping paper is often blended with other materials, such as wax and metal, that can't be recycled.

Yard waste

We collect yard waste once every two weeks from April to November through our yard waste collection program.

Yard waste can also be taken to a 4R Winnipeg Depot, year-round.

Yogurt containers

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

Yogurt cups

Put out for recycling collection, bring to a recycling depot, or a 4R Winnipeg Depot.

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Last updated: February 18, 2016