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Click on the tabs below for reuse, recycling or safe disposal options.

Donate books that are current and in good condition to second-hand stores and non-profit organizations.

Books that are not in good condition or books that quickly become out-of-date, such as encyclopedias and old text books, can be recycled with paper and cardboard, where programs are available. Most services require covers to be removed.

Gander Green Depot

Gander Green Depot, owned and operated by Scotia Recycling Limited Newfoundland, is part of a province-wide network of Green Depots accepting used beverage containers included in MMSB’s Beverage Container Recycling Program. This depot also accepts paint and electronics. Scotia Recycling will also accept limited amounts of paper and cardboard from residential customers.

Location: 325 Garrett Drive
Phone: 709-256-4000
Web: www.scotiarecyclinggroup.com

Grand Falls–Windsor Green Depot

Grand Falls-Windsor Green Depot, owned and operated by Scotia Recycling Limited Newfoundland, is part of a province-wide network of Green Depots accepting used beverage containers included in MMSB’s Beverage Container Recycling Program.  This depot also accepts paint and electronics Scotia Recycling will also accept limited amounts of paper and cardboard from residential customers.

Location: 1 Columbus Drive
Phone: 709-489-1949
Web: www.scotiarecyclinggroup.com

Broadening Horizons Recycling

Broadening Horizons Recycling provides a residential and commercial collection service for paper, cardboard and beverage containers in the Town of Gander.

Location: 177 Elizabeth Drive, Gander
Phone: 709-256-3526
Email: info@ganderrecycling.com
Web: www.facebook.com

Municipalities and Local Service Districts – Central Newfoundland

Municipalities and local service districts provide a range of waste collection, disposal and recycling services for residents and businesses.

Phone: Click here to find municipality and local service district contact information

Sort It – Central Newfoundland Waste Management

Central Newfoundland Waste Management provides residential collection and disposal of garbage as well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers and paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing most communities in the central waste management region
Phone: 709-653-2900
Email: info@cnwmc.com
Web: www.cnwmc.com

Buchans Transfer Station

Central Waste Management operates seven Local Waste Management Facilities which provide waste disposal services for residents in the Central waste management region. These facilities include public drop-off sites for bulk waste, garbage, mixed containers, electronics, fluorescent light bulbs, household hazardous waste (HHW), oil, paint, paper and cardboard, scrap metal, tires and yard waste (fees may apply to some items).

Location: Servicing all communities in the Central waste management region
Phone: (709) 235-1968
Email: info@cnwmc.com
Web: www.cnwmc.com

Central Regional Waste Management Site

Central Waste Management operates the Norris Arm Regional Waste Management Facility which provides waste disposal services for residents in the Central waste management region. It includes a public drop-off site for bulk waste, garbage, electronics, fluorescent light bulbs, household hazardous waste (HHW), oil, paint, paper and cardboard, scrap metal, tires and yard waste. (Fees map apply to some items).

Location: Access Road 3-1-09; Servicing all communities in the Central waste management region
Phone: 709-653-2900
Email: info@cnwmc.com
Web: www.cnwmc.com

Fogo Island Transfer Station

Central Waste Management operates seven Local Waste Management Facilities which provide waste disposal services for residents in the Central waste management region. These facilities include public drop-off sites for bulk waste, garbage, mixed containers, electronics, fluorescent light bulbs, household hazardous waste (HHW), oil, paint, paper and cardboard, scrap metal, tires and yard waste (fees may apply to some items).

Location: Servicing all communities in the Central waste management region
Phone: 709-700-6188
Email: info@cnwmc.com
Web: cnwmc.com

Gander Bay Transfer Station

Central Waste Management operates seven Local Waste Management Facilities which provide waste disposal services for residents in the Central waste management region. These facilities include public drop-off sites for bulk waste, garbage, mixed containers, electronics, fluorescent light bulbs, household hazardous waste (HHW), oil, paint, paper and cardboard, scrap metal, tires and yard waste (fees may apply to some items).

Location: Servicing all communities in the Central waste management region
Phone: (709) 700-2826
Email: info@cnwmc.com
Web: cnwmc.com

Indian Bay Transfer Station

Central Waste Management operates seven Local Waste Management Facilities which provide waste disposal services for residents in the Central waste management region. These facilities include public drop-off sites for bulk waste, garbage, mixed containers, electronics, fluorescent light bulbs, household hazardous waste (HHW), oil, paint, paper and cardboard, scrap metal, tires and yard waste (fees may apply to some items).

Location: Servicing all communities in the Central waste management region
Phone: (709) 235-0693
Email: info@cnwmc.com
Web: cnwmc.com

New World Island-Twillingate Transfer Station

Central Waste Management operates seven Local Waste Management Facilities which provide waste disposal services for residents in the Central waste management region. These facilities include public drop-off sites for bulk waste, garbage, mixed containers, electronics, fluorescent light bulbs, household hazardous waste (HHW), oil, paint, paper and cardboard, scrap metal, tires and yard waste (fees may apply to some items).

Location: Servicing all communities in the Central waste management region
Phone: (709) 235-1446
Email: info@cnwmc.com
Web: cnwmc.com

Point Leamington Transfer Station

Central Waste Management operates seven Local Waste Management Facilities which provide waste disposal services for residents in the Central waste management region. These facilities include public drop-off sites for bulk waste, garbage, mixed containers, electronics, fluorescent light bulbs, household hazardous waste (HHW), oil, paint, paper and cardboard, scrap metal, tires and yard waste (fees may apply to some items).

Phone: (709) 571-9258
Email: info@cnwmc.com
Web: cnwmc.com

Terra Nova Transfer Station

Central Waste Management operates seven Local Waste Management Facilities which provide waste disposal services for residents in the Central waste management region. These facilities include public drop-off sites for bulk waste, garbage, mixed containers, electronics, fluorescent light bulbs, household hazardous waste (HHW), oil, paint, paper and cardboard, scrap metal, tires and yard waste (fees may apply to some items).

Location: Servicing all communities in the Central waste management region
Phone: 709-700-6186
Email: info@cnwmc.com
Web: cnwmc.com

Salvation Army Thrift Stores

Donate gently used clothing and household items to your local Salvation Army Thrift Store or call to arrange pick up of larger items.

Location: Services throughout the province.
Web: www.thriftstore.ca

Yellow Pages Listing – Used Books

Many used book stores throughout the province may accept certain types of books for resale.

Location: Services throughout the province.
Web: View a listing of Used Book Stores in the Yellow Pages.

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