Garbage bags must have an affixed orange City of Dryden garbage tag that can be purchased at: City of Dryden Business Office, City of Dryden Public Works, Canadian Tire, Safeway, Lotto One, Wilsons Stationary. Garbage bags shall not be less than 50 liters, or more than 120 liters capacity. Garbage bags shall not be filled more then 15kg (33 lbs) in weight and shall be tied securely. All garbage is to be places at the pickup point NO LATER THAN 7:00 AM on your scheduled garbage day.
* We do not pick up brush, leaves, yard waste, grass, ashes, furniture, appliances or tires.
If your garbage does not meet these requirements, it will not be collected.
We refuse bags with tags that are found to be tampered with (cut in half or altered) as per City of Dryden by-law 250-11 offences.
Blue box materials will not be picked up if there is wet and soggy cardboard mixed in with recyclables, if the container is not in a clearly marked BLUE container or in container with recyclable symbols, recyclables places in in cracked or broken container, recyclable material in plastic bags (Shredded paper ONLY should be placed in CLEAR OR BLUE plastic bag), if the material is not recyclable, containers contaminated with hazardous material (oil, paint, etc.), garbage, scrap metal, wood, Styrofoam are found in the bin, plastic caps are to removed and put in bin, blue bin not visible or safely accessible for diver, cardboard is not tied and bundled or weighed more than kg's
DO NOT SORT – Put everything in one blue box
DO NOT PUT RECYCLABLES (except for shredded paper) IN PLASTIC BAGS
CRUSH CANS, BOTTLES AND CARTONS TO SAVE SPACE
REMOVE PLASTIC SCREW CAPS (put in blue box)
PLEASE RINSE ALL CONTAINERS
All steel and tin cans
All aluminum beverage cans
All plastic containers with Recycle Symbol 1 – 7
Plastic screw caps, please remove and place in bin
Waxed milk and juice cartons
Tetra packs (juice packs)
White paper, brown paper, newspaper
Books (remove hard covers)
Corrugated cardboard – bundle to maximum 1m x 1m x 250mm (39″ x 39″ x 10″) and less than 15kg’s