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How to dispose of cookware and small household items

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Donate it

Useable pots, pans, frying pans, dishes, lamps and lampshades, garden hoses, forks, spoons, knives, clocks, window blinds, air mattresses, electric toothbrushes, sewing machines and other household goods can be donated to various charities. Refer to Alberta's Recycling Hotline for more information.

Throw it out

If you have residential quantities of unusable cookware or housewares, place them in your black cart. Please do not put them in the blue cart as they can damage the sorting machinery.

If you are throwing out a sharp knife, package it safely first by wrapping in two layers of paper and then placing it in a bag or sealed cardboard box. Label as "sharps" with a permanent marker and place in your black cart.​​​

Cookware and small household items


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