Mi'kmawey Green Communities Program

Waste Sorting Guide

Acadia

Blue Bag #1

Recyclable containers such as clean plastics, jars, cans and bottles.

Clean Styrofoam can be recycled in this bag.

Blue Bag #2

Paper Recycling.

Garbage

Garbage must be in clear bags.

1 black bag may be used for privacy items.

Compost

All food and soiled paper. Only paper bin liners are permitted.

You are not required to use a liner.

Annapolis Valley

Blue Bag #1

Recyclable containers such as clean plastics, jars, cans and bottles.

Blue Bag #2

Paper Recycling.

Garbage

Garbage must be placed in clear bags.

Compost

Prefer paper or cardboard liners.

You are not required to use a liner.

Bear River

Blue Bag #1

Recyclable containers such as clean plastics, jars, cans and bottles.

Blue Bag #2

Paper Recycling.

Garbage

Garbage must be placed in clear bags.

Compost

Prefer paper or cardboard liners.

You are not required to use a liner.

Eskasoni

Blue Bag #1

Recyclable Containers such as clean plastics, jars, cans and bottles.

Blue Bag #2

Paper Recycling.

Garbage

Garbage must be in clear bags.

1 black bag may be used for privacy items.

Compost

Compostable plastic bags as well as paper liners are permitted.

You are not required to use a liner.

Glooscap

Blue Bag #1

Recyclable containers such as clean plastics, jars, cans and bottles.

Blue Bag #2

Paper Recycling.

Garbage

Garbage must be placed in clear bags.

Compost

Prefer paper or cardboard liners.

You are not required to use a liner.

Membertou

Blue Bag #1

Recyclable Containers such as clean plastics, jars, cans and bottles.

Blue Bag #2

Paper Recycling.

Garbage

Garbage must be in clear bags.

1 black bag may be used for privacy items.

Compost

Compostable plastic bags as well as paper liners are permitted.

You are not required to use a liner.

Millbrook

Blue Bag #1

Recyclable Containers such as clean plastics, jars, cans and bottles.

Clean Styrofoam can be recycled in this bag.

Blue Bag #2

Paper Recycling.

Textiles such as clothing can be recycled in this bag.

Garbage

Garbage must be in clear bags.
(up to 5 per household)

An additional 1 black bag may be used for privacy items.

Compost

All food and soiled paper. Kitty litter is permitted.

Only paper bin liners are permitted.
(You are not required to use a liner)

Paqtnkek

Blue Bag #1

Recyclable Containers such as clean plastics, jars, cans and bottles.

Blue Bag #2

Paper Recycling.

Garbage

Garbage must be in clear bags.
1 grocery bag is permitted, per week, inside one clear bag.

Backyard
Composting

Fruits and vegetables.

Pictou Landing

Blue Bag #1

(clear bags can also be used)

Recyclable containers such as clean plastics, jars, cans and bottles.

Blue Bag #2

(clear bags can also be used)

Paper Recycling.

All clean paper.

Garbage

Garbage must be in clear bags.

1 black bag may be used for privacy items.

Compost

All food and soiled paper. Kitty litter is permitted.

Only paper bin liners are permitted. You are not required to use a liner.

Potlotek

Blue Bag #1

Recyclable containers such as clean plastics, jars, cans and bottles.

Blue Bag #2

Paper Recycling.

Garbage

Garbage must be in clear bags.

1 grocery bag is permitted, per week, inside one clear bag.

Backyard Composting

Fruits and vegetables.

Sipekne'katik

Blue Bag #1

Recyclable Containers such as clean plastics, jars, cans and bottles.

Clean Styrofoam can be recycled in this bag.

Blue Bag #2

Paper Recycling.

Textiles such as clothing can be recycled in this bag.

Garbage

Garbage must be in clear bags.

1 black bag may be used for privacy items.

Compost

All food and soiled paper. Only paper bin liners are permitted.

You are not required to use a liner.

Wagmatcook

Blue Bag #1

Recyclable Containers such as clean plastics, jars, cans and bottles.

Blue Bag #2

Paper Recycling.

Garbage

Meat, fish, chicken, bones and dairy can be disposed of in garbage.

Backyard Composting

Fruits and vegetables.

Waycobah

Blue Bag #1

Recyclable Containers such as clean plastics, jars, cans and bottles.

Blue Bag #2

Paper Recycling.

Garbage

Meat, fish, chicken, bones and dairy can be disposed of in garbage.

Backyard Composting

Fruits and vegetables.