How to recycle plastics in Calgary: top 3 tips

Despite the fact that plastics recycling has been around since 1990, Calgary only got its citywide recycling last year!!

As a result, there is still much confusion in the city about what can actually be recycled.

So for those of you in the dark, today’s blog post is a top 3 tips for recycling plastics in Calgary.

Firstly, you can’t recycle styrofoam, plastic drinking cups (including coffee cups) or any other plastics that don’t have a number 1-7 on the bottom of it.

Secondly, it needs to be clean of food residue. This means you need to wash it before you put it out in your blue bin. Otherwise they are considered contaminated and won’t be recycled.

And thirdly, don’t bag it up. Put the items into your bin loose; including plastics, paper, cardboard, metal cans and tetra paks. It gets sorted at the other end.

If you follow these three simple tips, you’ll be doing your part to make a difference in the city.

If you want to know more you can find a simple guide from the city here: http://bit.ly/nnF03F

 

 

  1. Hey I know this is off topic but I was wondering if you knew of any widgets I could
    add to my blog that automatically tweet my newest twitter updates.
    I’ve been looking for a plug-in like this for quite some time
    and was hoping maybe you would have some experience with something like this.
    Please let me know if you run into anything. I truly enjoy reading your
    blog and I look forward to your new updates.

    Here is my page; Toe Spreaders

    Spoken by Toe Spreaders on August 21, 2015 @ 9:18 am

  2. Hey, thanks for the post. Great.

    Spoken by desene animate pentru copii on September 14, 2015 @ 4:03 pm

  3. This is one awesome article post. Awesome.

    Spoken by best vibrators on September 19, 2015 @ 9:27 am

  4. I value the article post. Much obliged.

    Spoken by hawaii vacation package on September 21, 2015 @ 3:15 pm

  5. I really enjoy the blog post.Thanks Again. Really Cool.

    Spoken by Best Medical University in Kazakhstan on September 24, 2015 @ 1:58 am

  6. Very informative blog.Really thank you! Keep writing.

    Spoken by Frisco Roofing on September 25, 2015 @ 4:41 am

  7. Major thankies for the blog.Really thank you! Awesome.

    Spoken by Local Advertising on September 25, 2015 @ 8:35 am

  8. Thanks for sharing, this is a fantastic blog.Really thank you! Will read on…

    Spoken by Southlake Homes for Sale on September 25, 2015 @ 4:24 pm

  9. Thanks for the blog article.Thanks Again. Really Great.

    Spoken by how to increase penile size on September 26, 2015 @ 2:57 pm

  10. Thanks-a-mundo for the article post. Really Great.

    Spoken by Look At This on September 27, 2015 @ 3:48 pm

  11. Thanks a lot for the article.Really thank you! Awesome.

    Spoken by silk dress on October 2, 2015 @ 7:21 pm

  12. Major thanks for the blog post.Much thanks again. Really Great.

    Spoken by seo singapore on October 6, 2015 @ 11:33 am

  13. Fantastic post. Keep writing.

    Spoken by 100% free wine on October 7, 2015 @ 7:31 am

  14. Appreciate you sharing, great article.Thanks Again. Great.

    Spoken by commonwealth bank on October 9, 2015 @ 8:33 am

  15. A big thank you for your blog post.Really thank you! Keep writing.

    Spoken by cars on October 10, 2015 @ 2:39 am

  16. Looking forward to reading more. Great article.Really looking forward to read more. Really Great.

    Spoken by Download Mp3 on October 13, 2015 @ 10:41 am

  17. I value the blog post.Really looking forward to read more. Will read on…

    Spoken by Spielautomaten Tricks on October 14, 2015 @ 4:00 am

  18. Thanks-a-mundo for the blog post.Really thank you! Really Cool.

    Spoken by hcg injections on October 17, 2015 @ 9:38 am

  19. A round of applause for your blog post.Thanks Again.

    Spoken by Muay Thai Women on October 18, 2015 @ 10:33 am

  20. Thanks a lot for the blog post.Thanks Again. Fantastic.

    Spoken by first time lesbian on October 20, 2015 @ 11:59 pm