Recyclable (Blue Bin) Items

Here is a current list of GFL-accepted Recyclable Items

  • Newspaper
  • Catalogues and Magazines
  • Shredded paper, must be enclosed or contained within a securely tied semi-transparent bag
  • Boxboard
  • Metal food and beverage containers
  • Plastic containers with the symbols 1-7, excluding polystyrene foam*
  • Forks and spoons
  • Laundry baskets
  • Pens
  • Plastic knives
  • Straws
  • For a full list of non-recyclable items, click here
  • Mixed Paper
  • Mixed Paper, flyers, envelopes
  • Telephone books and soft cover books
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Aluminum cans, aluminum foil and aluminum plates
  • Refundable beverage containers (not glass)

*No miscellaneous plastics, even if they have a recycling symbol

The Town of Nanton no longer operates a drop-off recycle depot.  Please use available private services or your blue bin if you have one provided by the Town.