What goes where?
List of accepted organic materials for the brown bin
From the kitchen :
* Fruits and vegetables (full, peels, cores, pieces, corn cobs, etc.);
* Coffee grains, coffee filters and tea bags;
* Bread, cake, cookies, cereals, pasta;
* Cooked meat, fish, fish bones, sea food shells, poultry and bones;
* Milk products (cheese, butter, etc.);
* Egg shells.
From the yard :
* Grass (the ideal is still to leave the grass on the ground after cutting it);
* Dead leaves
* Flowers, plants, weeds and all gardening residues
* Bark, wood shavings and saw dust, roots.
* Pet litter;
* Paper and cardboard soiled by food; (napkin, paper towel, pizza box, etc.);
* Cold ashes (fire out for 7 days);
* Feathers, fur and hair;
* Dust from the dryer.
List of accepted recyclable materials
Materials accepted at the ecocentres
City of Sherbrooke ecocenters
Residents have free access to the Sherbrooke ecocenters. Proof of residence may be required. For information about accepted materials and opening hours, please consult the web site.
1000, rue Léon-Trépanier
(accès by Lavigerie)
Information : 819 822-6010
365, rue Pépin
(access by boul. de Portland or by boul. Industriel)
Information : 819 822-6033
Coaticook (Barnston ecocenter)
Please take note that the materials accepted and rates at the eco-centre are subject to change without notice by the Régie intermunicipale de gestion des déchets solides de la région de Coaticook (RIGDSRC). To be properly informed, we suggest that you contact the Régie directly at 1-877-535-9479.
Large items accepted
* Household articles (furniture, mattresses, appliances, television)
* Rolled carpet (max. 1m)
* Branches (max 1m2)
Hazardous waste deposit accepted
* paints, varnishes, stain, solvants
* herbicides, insecticides
* propane tanks, aerosol sprays
* pool products
* used oils and filters
* vehicle batteries, batteries
* electronic and computer equipment