Alix Recycling

Alix Mirror Transfer Station

Two recycling containers are provided at the transfer station located 1/2 mile south of Hwy 50 on Alix North Road. The following materials are collected:
  • Cardboard, newspapers, magazines and other similar paper products
  • Assorted plastic soft drink containers
  • #2 HDPE Natural & coloured plastic bottles, plastic containers, plastic pails
  • #3-7 Injection plastics (tetra packs & shrink wrap)
  • Tin/Metal/Aluminum/Steel

Containers must be rinsed. Non-acceptable recycling are Styrofoam, wires and cables, glass and contaminated fibre.

Recycling Steps:

  1. Rinse and remove caps, labels and lids from all glass items.
  2. Rinse and remove labels from all cans.
  3. Remove labels and loose lids from tin cans and dispose separately.
  4. Rinse, remove labels and caps and crush Code "2" plastic containers.
  5. All cardboard should be flatted, with metal staples / tape / waxed paper / plastic packing slip removed.

What can't you recycle?

  • Aerosol containers
  • Motor oil containers
  • Foil containers
  • Ceramics
  • Hazardous waste
  • Styrofoam, including egg containers
  • Containers with food products inside¬†