Collection of compostable organic materials (brown bin) COMING SOON

The MRC des Pays-d’en-Haut is responsible of the management of recyclable materials.

To consult the Residual Materials Management Plan (RMMP) of the MRC

The materials accepted, as detailed below, are provided for guidance only*. In general, a recyclable material is made out of paper, cardboard, glass, plastic or metal.

* Source: MRC des Pays-d’en-Haut

Food scrapings

  • Cereal, grains, bread, pasta, flour, sugar, etc
  • Raw or cooked fruits and vegetables, eggshells
  • Cakes, sweets, milk products, nuts, husks
  • Meat, fish, seafood, shells and bones
  • Fibres and coffee or tea residuals
  • Animal food
  • Liquids in small quantity that can be absorbed by the other residuals in the bin

Green residuals (gardening residuals)

  • Dead leaves, grass, weeds and residuals from flowerbeds
  • Small branches measuring less than 4 cm in diameter and 30 cm in length (logs and stumps are not accepted)

Other organic materials

  • Flowers, house plants and potting residuals, including sand ans earth (in small quantities and free of rocs)
  • Sticks or wooden toothpicks, hair, fur, feathers
  • Napkins, paper towels, tissue
  • Paper and food-soiled cardboard: paper plates, pizza boxes, paper bags and other paper containers without metal broaches, plastic and non-waxed
  • Paper bags, with or without compostable cellulosic film on the inside
  • Ashes that have been left to cool for 4 weeks
  • Litter for small animals such as hamsters or rabbits
  • Litter clumps from a cat’s litter box

Collection calendars (coming soon)