Recycling, Garbage and Transfer Station

Curbside Collection Schedule

Curbside collection requires garbage bags be tagged with a valid municipal bag tag. For information on bag tags see the Bag Tag and Waste Disposal Ticket Page.

Use the buttons below to view the Curbside collection schedule.

In-Person Dropoff

Waste and Recycling can be dropped off at the Transfer Site during operating hours use the button below to find out more about the hours and services provided at the Transfer Site.

Transfer Site Information

Get information on Site hours and waste disposal rules or regulations.

Waste Management Information Guide

The Municipality of Red Lake has produced a Waste Management Information Guide that you can print, save or pick up at the Municipal Office.

The guide can assist you with questions or inquiries you have about our waste management program.

Subscribe to a calendar

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What Can I Recycle?

YES

NO

Paper

Newspapers, flyers, magazines, books (with hard cover removed), telephone books, computer paper, brown paper bags, shredded paper (placed in a clear or blue translucent bag), envelopes (with windows removed)

Accepted curbside and at Transfer Station

Paper

Tissue Paper, wrapping paper, bows, hard covers of books paper towel/tissues, wax paper

Boxboard & Cardboard

Juice/milk cartons, juice boxes, cereal/cracker boxes, tissue boxes, paper rolls/tubes, shoe boxes, cardboard egg cartons, disposable coffee cups (Tim Horton's ONLY), corrugated cardboard boxes (folded flat - no larger than 1m x 1m cubed), pizza boxes

Accepted curbside and at Transfer Station

Boxboard & Cardboard

Disposable coffee cups (other than Tim Horton's brand), frozen juice containers, containers with metal bottoms or trim (ie. Pringles, coffee containers, iced tea mix containers, etc.)

Metal

Food & beverage cans and lids

Accepted curbside and at the Transfer Station

Metal

Aluminum foil, aluminum food containers (ie. pie plates, etc.), pots & pans, cookie sheets, metal hangers

Plastic

Plastic bottles, jugs, containers and lids with the following numbers: #2-7 in a recycling symbol;
#1 in a recycling symbol on clear plastic (ie. single use food trays and containers, etc.)

Accepted curbside and at Transfer Station

Plastic

Plastic shopping bags, ziploc bags and plastic lined bags (ie. dog food bags, chip bags, candy wrappers), plastic wrap, cutlery, toys, hoses, bubble wrap, planting flats and pots

Glass

None

Glass

All glass, ceramics, mirrors

Styrofoam

None

Styrofoam

All styrofoam packaging, cups, egg cartons, meat trays, containers, packing peanuts

E-Waste

Computer and computer related equipment, printers, scanners, copiers, fax machines, radios, stereos, disc players, equalizers and amplifiers, speakers and receivers, telephones, pagers, answering machines, cameras, video players and video recorders, televisions and computer monitors.

Accepted at the Transfer Station FREE of charge (not accepted curbside) during normal operating hours
 

Household Hazardous Waste

Hazardous materials used during the normal operation of a household. Paint and paint thinner, herbicides and pesticides, oil containers, fuel (gasoline), antifreeze containers, used petroleum oil and filters, aerosols, cleaners, propane tanks, fluorescent and LED light bulbs, flammable liquids, batteries

Accepted at the Transfer Station (not accepted curbside) on Saturdays between 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. See the Transfer Site page for fees and more information.
 

Clean Wood, Brush and Yard Waste

Accepted at the Transfer Station FREE of Charge (not accepted curbside) during normal operating hours
 

Scrap Steel/Metal

Accepted at the Transfer Station FREE of Charge (not accepted curbside) during normal operating hours
 

Tires

Private vehicle tires only

Accepted at the Transfer Station FREE of Charge (not accepted curbside) during normal operating hours
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