What constitutes a waste transfer station?

What is A Waste Transfer Station? A Waste Transfer Station is where waste from various sources is consolidated before being further transported to an end point of disposal, usually landfill or waste-to-energy facilities.

How do you dispose of Kitchener paint cans?

Reminder! Empty aerosol cans and empty, dry paint cans (with lids removed) can be recycled in the Blue Box and Cart recycling programs.

How many bags of garbage can I put out Waterloo?

There is a limit on the number of garbage bags/cans collected: Single family homes and each legal duplex: 4 garbage bags/cans. Small apartment buildings with 3 to 6 units: 10 garbage bags/cans.

Is Waste Connections better than waste management?

Waste Connections is most highly rated for Compensation and benefits and Waste Management is most highly rated for Compensation and benefits….Overall Rating.

Overall Rating 3.0 3.4
Management 2.6 2.9
Culture 2.9 3.1

What are the different types of transfer stations?

Six common types of transfer stations include:

  • Direct dumping transfer station. This allows the waste collection trucks (packer trucks) and other vehicles to dump directly into a transfer trailer.
  • Tipping floor dumping transfer station.
  • Pit-dumping station.
  • Compactor station.
  • Roll-off box station.
  • Drop-off box station.

What are the types of transfer station?

vehicles, transfer stations may be classified into three types: direct discharge, storage discharge, and combined direct and storage discharge. emptied directly into the vehicle to be used to transport them to a place of final disposition.

How do you dispose of fluorescent tubes in Waterloo?

Compact fluorescent bulbs, fluorescent tubes or any light bulb containing mercury however are hazardous waste and must be dropped off at the Region’s Household Hazardous Waste program.

How do you dispose of aerosol cans in Waterloo?

Replacement blue boxes or blue boxes for new homeowner/renters are temporarily being distributed at our Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) depots in Cambridge and Waterloo. Click here for more information. Place all your items at the curb by 7 a.m. on your scheduled collection day.

What is garbage exemption Waterloo Region?

People in Waterloo region will need to limit the number of garbage bags or cans starting next month. As of Oct. 5, homes will be allowed up to four bags or cans, while small apartment buildings will get 10 bags or cans.

What goes in black garbage bag?

Items Accepted in the Black Bin

  • Liner bags (cereal, cookies, crackers)
  • Black plastic food containers, cutlery and lids.
  • Hot drink cups (recycle non-black lids and sleeves)
  • Cold drink cups and straws (recycle lids)
  • Plastic bubble wrap.
  • Laminated plastic film (stand-up pouches, snack food bags)

Where is region of Waterloo waste management located?

Region of Waterloo Waste Management. 925 Erb Street West, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 3Z4. Administration building hours: Monday to Friday. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Link to Region of Waterloo Waste Management Page.

How many closed landfills are there in Waterloo Region?

Five closed landfills (See the Closed Landfills brochure for details.) Our sites accept waste that is produced within only Waterloo Region. Waste from other areas is not allowed. For information on our Waste Management sites, including locations, hours, fees and services

Can I send waste to Cambridge or Waterloo Region?

Our Cambridge and Waterloo sites accept waste that has been generated within only Waterloo Region. Waste from other jurisdictions is not allowed. Below is more information about our site operations. If you can’t find the information you are looking for, please contact our Call Centre at 519-575-4400, available 24 hours a day, every day.

What is the region of Waterloo’s waste diversion rate?

In 2019, the Region of Waterloo diverted an impressive 65 per cent of its waste from landfill. This diversion rate is due to the changes we introduced in 2017 which included: the same level of curbside collection service in all seven area municipalities, a lower garbage limit, and every second week garbage collection (from weekly).