Recycling

NEW FOR 2017

Residential Recycling Pickup

Green Bin Recycling Pickup has changed to FRONT PICK-UP only. Please place your green bins and extra recycling out front while keeping public walkways clear. Extra recycling materials can be put in plastic bags and set beside the green recycling bin, extra cardboard can be folded, tied if needed, and stacked underneath the bin.

Green recycling bins have been delivered to Trochu residents as of July 4th, 2017. Please see the following link for pick-up dates and information on what can and cannot be put in the bins.

Can-Pak Recycling Information

In addition to the listed items, empty aerosol containers cannot be recycled in these bins.

 

 

Do you know all of your recycling options in Trochu?

Cardboard

Clean, dry boxes. Cardboard must be flattened, with all plastic removed and placed flat through bin slots. For business pick up of cardboard, all cardboard must be flattened or it will not be picked up.

Newsprint

Clean, dry newsprint and flyers, glossy magazines with staples

Compost

Compost Bins available to purchase from Town of Trochu at $15 per bin. The Town WILL ONLY pick up clean compost that has been disposed of in an approved compost bin.

Acceptable compost: clean grass clippings, vegetable peelings, light garden waste, leaves, etc.

Unacceptable:  meat scraps, wood, plastic, metal, branches, thick garden stalks, household garbage, etc.

NOTE – 2017 Compost Pick Up begins Friday April 21, 2017

 

Transfer Site also recycles paint cans, electronics, tires, and metal

*** Recycling available during regular transfer site hours ***

Trochu Bottle Depot is located beside ATB on Main Street and open Wednesday through Saturday.
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