With our ever-growing environmental awareness and the desire to preserve our beautiful planet, increased efforts are being put forward to collect residual waste, including composting.
While recycling is now a part of our lives, composting has not yet been adopted by the majority of people. However, more than 58% of household waste is actually organic material that can be put in the brown bin. By adhering to the principles of composting, you will drastically reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills. It is a simple way to get involved in the green movement!
While the brown bin may sometimes seem complicated, it is quite the opposite. But, to clarify and help you determine which materials you can dispose of in there, you simply have to ask yourself the following questions:
If you answer “yes” to any of these questions, the material can go in your brown bin. If this is not the case, ensure that you dispose of it in the right place, either in the recycling bin, the waste bin, or even an eco-centre near you.
If you have any questions regarding acceptable or unacceptable materials, contact your municipality or RCM, or contact us for more information.
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