How to dispose of ceramic and porcelain
Useable ceramic and porcelain items
Useable household ceramic and porcelain items can be donated to various charities. Refer to Alberta's Recycling Hotline for options.
Broken and unusable ceramic and porcelain items
Put small, unusable and broken ceramic and porcelain items like tea pots and tea cups in your black cart as garbage.
- Package items safely by putting the pieces into a puncture-resistant, non-breakable, sealed container (e.g. plastic tub, plastic pail, laundry detergent container etc.)
- Or wrap in two layers of paper and place in a tied bag.
- Label as 'sharps' with a permanent marker and place in your black cart.