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Books that are not in good condition or books that quickly become out-of-date, such as encyclopedias and old text books, can be recycled with paper and cardboard, where programs are available.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

Mount Pearl Green Depot

Mount Pearl 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: 5 Old Placentia Road, Mount Pearl
Phone: 709-368-7466
Web: www.scotiarecyclinggroup.com

Paradise Green Depot

Paradise 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: 1217 Kenmount Road, St. John’s
Phone: 709-237-6255
Web: www.scotiarecyclinggroup.com

City of Mount Pearl

The City of Mount Pearl provides collection and disposal services for household garbage as well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers and paper and cardboard. They also offer seasonal bulk waste collection services (May to October) for the disposal/recycling of bulk items including scrap metal, furniture, and yard waste.

Location: Servicing the City of Mount Pearl
Phone: (709) 748-1016
Email: publicworks@mountpearl.ca
Web: www.mountpearl.ca

City of St. John’s

The City of St. John’s provides collection and disposal services for garbage, as well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers and paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing the City of St. John’s
Phone: (709) 754-2489
Email: curbit@stjohns.ca
Web: www.curbitstjohns.ca

Eastern Waste Management

Eastern Waste Management provides collection and disposal services for garbage, bulk waste and yard waste as well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers, paper and cardboard and scrap metal.

Location: Servicing communities in Eastern Newfoundland (excludes most metro municipalities that provide this service to their residents).
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

Municipalities and Local Service Districts – Eastern 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.

Town of Bay Roberts

The Town of Bay Roberts provides collection and disposal services for garbage as well as recycling services for mixed containers, paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing the Town of Bay Roberts
Phone: 709-786-2126
Email: cbradbury@town.bayroberts.nf.ca
Web: www.bayroberts.com

Town of Carbonear

The Town of Carbonear provides collection and disposal services for garbage as well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers, paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing the Town of Carbonear
Phone: 709-596-3831
Email: carbonear@nf.aibn.com
Web: www.carbonear.ca

Town of Conception Bay South

The Town of Conception Bay South provides collection services for household garbage as well as  recyclables – mixed containers and paper and cardboard. The town also provides collection services for bulk waste, scrap metal, furniture, yard waste and electronic items throughout the year on an appointment basis. There are also free-drop programs for these items offered several times throughout the year.

Location: Servicing the Town of Conception Bay South
Phone: 709-834-6500 ext. 301
Email: wasterecycling@conceptionbaysouth.ca
Web: conceptionbaysouth.ca

Town of Holyrood

The Town of Holyrood provides collection and disposal services for garbage as well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers, paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing the Town of Holyrood
Phone: 709-229-7252
Email: info@holyrood.ca
Web: www.holyrood.ca

Town of North River

The Town of Bay North River provides collection and disposal services for garbage as well as recycling services for mixed containers, paper and cardboard.

Phone: 709-786-6126
Email: townofnorthriver@bellaliant.com
Web: www.townofnorthriver.com

Town of Paradise

The Town of Paradise provides collection and disposal services for garbageas well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers, paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing the Town of Paradise
Phone: 709-782-1400
Email: info@townofparadise.ca
Web: www.paradise.ca

Town of Pouch Cove

The Town of Pouch Cove provides collection and disposal services for garbage as well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers, paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing the Town of Pouch Cove
Phone: 709-335-2848
Email: info@pouchcove.ca
Web: www.pouchcove.ca

Town of Small Point – Broad Cove – Blackhead – Adams Cove

The Town of Small Point – Broad Cove – Blackhead – Adams Cove provides collection and disposal services for garbage as well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers, paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing the Town of Small Point - Broad Cove - Blackhead - Adams Cove
Phone: 709-598-2610 / 1-866-598-2610
Email: townofsmallpoint-adamscove@bellaliant.com

Town of Torbay

The Town of Torbay provides collection and disposal services for garbage as well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers, paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing the Town of Torbay
Phone: 709-437-6532
Email: info@torbay.ca
Web: www.torbay.ca

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

Value Village

Donate gently used clothing, footwear, toys and other household items to Value Village.

Location: 161 Kenmount Road, St. John's
Phone: 709-726-5200
Web: www.valuevillage.com

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.

Atlantic Blue Recycling

Atlantic Blue Recycling provides commercial collection services for paper, cardboard, mixed containers and beverage containers.

Location: Servicing the Northeast Avalon
Phone: 709-726-2583
Email: sdodge@nl.rogers.com
Web: www.neia.org

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