Residential Recycling

Please have recyclables curbside for 6:00 am.  Please keep your recyclables separate from your garbage.

May 2019 - April 2020 Recycling Schedule (pdf)
May 2020-April 2021 Schedule (PDF)

Riverside Enterprises' 2017 Recycling Flyer (pdf)

Recycling BinsSymbol "F":

Newspapers, Magazines, Household Fine Pape, Catalogues & Telephone Books
•    Includes advertising inserts and glossy flyers
•    White, brown or coloured writing and mailed papers
•    Photocopy paper and envelopes, No carbon or tissue
•    Keep newspaper separate from cardboard
•    Place loose in Blue Box

Corrugated Cardboard
•   Layered cardboard boxes with a Ripple between the layers.
•   Keep newspaper separated from cardboard
•   Flatten and bundle to fit in Blue Box
•   Place loose in Blue Box

•   Cereal, detergent, shoe boxes, etc.
•   Remove liners, flatten and stuff into a boxboard box.
•   Cardboard and boxboard can be placed together
•   Milk and Juice Cartons
•   Place loose in Blue Box


Symbol "C":

Glass Bottles & Jars
•   Clear and coloured
•   Food and beverage containers only
•   Remove lids
•   Place loose in Blue Box

Metal Food & Beverage Containers
•   Steel and aluminum food and beverage cans.
•   Aluminum foil trays
•   Steel lids or jar lids can be placed with metal food products
•   Rinse and remove lids or push into cans
•   Place loose in your Blue Box

* NO Styrofoam
* NO grocery,milk,bread or chip bags
* NO broken glass, window panes or dishes

Plastic Bottles & Jars
•   Plastic pop bottles, water bottles, soap, anti-freeze, laundry detergent, javex bottles, etc.
•   Containers marked on the side or bottom with:





If you have just moved to Espanola, and you do not have a blue box, you may receive a complimentary blue box from the Public Works Department. After this, you can purchase them directly from the Public Works Department, or from your local hardware store.

For more information, please call the Recycling Hotline: 1-800-430-7778