Materials That Shouldn’t Be Included in Your Recycling Bin


There are several materials that are not safe to put in your recycling bin and it’s important to know what they are. Concrete and drywall, for example, are two materials which can be found at many job sites, residential and commercial. They’re both harmful to the environment if left in the landfill, which is why at Mr. Waste we ensure safe and appropriate disposal. Concrete is made up of some pretty harmful materials, including lime and rock dust. When it’s put back into the earth, it causes irreversible damage to the environment. Recycling concrete is the best approach to take. …

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What is NOT ALLOWED In Your Rental Dumpster Bin

The list below is a list of common items that may not be disposed of when you rent a dumpster. These include all flammable, toxic and hazardous materials, as well as certain items that may damage the dumpster.   Adhesives Glues and other adhesives can damage a dumpster container and cause trash items to adhere to one another. Instead of putting these in the waste dumpster throw adhesives in small quantities out with your regular trash. Asbestos Asbestos is a highly dangerous mineral fibre that was used to make construction materials more flame resistant. It was used for ceilings, roofing, …

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