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The City of Quinte West
7 Creswell Drive,
P.O. Box 490
Trenton, ON  K8V 5R6

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Tel: (613) 392-2841
Toll-free: 1-866-485-2841
Fax: (613) 392-0131
TTY: (613) 965-6849

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Office hours:
Monday to Friday,
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Organics Collection program has been in effect since August 2013 city wide. Organic Waste is collected weekly by Matrec Inc. on your scheduled garbage pickup day. There is no additional charge for this service and no bag tags are required for the Organic Bins.

Avaliable Below are download links to French/English Versions of the Organic Waste Flyers as well as a smaller Acceptable Organic Material Download and a flyer displaying locations you may purchase organic liner bags.

 

Organic Waste English Flyer - (Download Link)
Organic Waste French Flyer - (Download Link)
 
Organic Waste Acceptable Material - (Download Link)
Organic Liner Purchasing Locations - (Download Link)
 

For Inquiries about the Organic Collection System Please Contact:

613-392-2841 EXT 4912
1-866-485-2841

 

Below is an outline of the basics of How the Program Works and what items are acceptable and unacceptable for the Organic Bin & Kitchen Catcher's.

How The Program Works
Step 1:Place organic material into the Kitchen Catcher
Step 2:Empty your Kitchen Catcher into your 79 litre green bin
Step 3:Place your green bin at curb by 7am on your garbage collection day.

 

Use the green Organics Bin & Kitchen Catcher to place the Acceptable Organic Materials inside.

Acceptable
Food Scraps
Meat,Poultry,Fish,Shellfish, and Bones
Egg & Dairy Products
Table Scraps & Plate Scraps
Fruits and Vegatables
Bread, Dough, Pasta, and Grains
Coffee grounds, filters, and teabags
Food Soiled Paper
Kitchen paper towels
Paper Bags
Coated paper take-out containers
Paper napkins, waxed cardboard
Paper cups, plates, carry-out trays(no lids, straws, or creamers)

 

Items that should be kept out of the Organics Bin & Kitchen Catcher.

Unacceptable
Restroom tissues
Jugs or bottles
Latex or plastic gloves
Plastic tableware
Foil
Pet waste or litter
Sanitary products
Glass bottle & jars
Plastic wrap
Painted or treated wood
Medicine & Vitamins
Plastic take-out containers
Diapers
Plastic bags or any kind
Cork
Burlap
Wire & rubber bands
Grease & Liquids
Metal
Basket
Foam Packaging
Yard Waste
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