Where to Recycle Rechargeable and Lead-Acid Batteries in Ottawa

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Batteries are sensitive and toxic items that require special attention and care during every stage of their lifecycles, including their eventual disposal. If not disposed of correctly, they can seriously poison our environment and prove to be a safety hazard. While the city’s Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste (MHSW) Program accepts such items for disposal, …

What Goes in Ottawa’s Recycling Bins

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Three main bin-based collection programs have been put in place to help Ottawa residents minimize their impact on the environment through recycling waste and diverting it away from landfills. These Blue, Black, and Green Bin programs function to encourage Ottawa residents to recycle with convenient programs, and streamlined and efficient collection services. Here is a …