NEED IDEAS?: A number of low cost recycling bins in various forms are avaiilable at Home Depot, Canadian Tire, Ikea and other stores like these.
The City of Calgary has made recycling MANDATORY. This requirement is directed at both environmental issues and reducing the cost of landfill. PLEASE GET AN INFORMATION BROCHURE FROM THE BUILDING OPERATOR and follow the guidelines. Please note that miss-directing either recycled items or trash can result in fines to the Marquis. Items that are miss-sorted and deposited incorrectly create a state called contamination. ie. the load is contaminated with improperly classified items. A contaminated load results in a fine to the Marquis and the entire bin going to landfill.
THE MARQUIS RECYCLING CENTRE IS ON P1. Use your Key Fob for access.
NOTE: in the link on the right (Recyclable Items) you will see a detailed listing of all
acceptable items. Blue Cart means RECYCLE. Black Cart means Trash Compactor.
ORGANICS are sorted separately and may be deposited unbagged or in 'certified
compostable bags' available at local retailers.
Waste must be sorted as follows: