Paper and Cardboard

Western

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Residents and businesses in many communities throughout the province can recycle paper and cardboard through drop-off sites and collection services.

Paper and cardboard includes items such as:

  • Newspapers and flyers
  • Office paper, mixed paper and envelopes
  • Magazines and books (hard covers removed)
  • Boxboard and corrugated cardboard.

Where services are not available, paper and cardboard can be placed with regular household garbage.

See also Garbage for disposal options.

Corner Brook Green Depot

Corner Brook 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: 55 Maple Valley Road
Phone: 709-634-2025
Web: www.scotiarecyclinggroup.com

Stephenville Green Depot

Stephenville 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: 196 Hansen Memorial Highway
Phone: 709-643-5003
Web: www.scotiarecyclinggroup.com

City of Corner Brook

The City of Corner Brook provides a residential collection and disposal service for garbage, bulk waste and yard waste (on specified collection days only) and collection and recycling services for scrap metal and paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing the City of Corner Brook
Phone: 709-637-1500/637-1666
Email: info@cornerbrook.com
Web: http://www.cornerbrook.com

Town of Cape St. George

The Town of Cape St. George provides a residential collection service for garbage as well as collection and recycling services for paper, cardboard and mixed containers. They also collect organic food waste and yard waste.

Location: Servicing the Town of Cape St. George
Phone: 709-644-2290

Western Regional Waste Management

Western Regional 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 Western Regional Waste Management sub-regions.
Phone: 709-632-2922/ Toll-Free 1-844-437-2922
Email: info@wrwm.ca
Web: www.wrwm.ca/ www.sortitwestern.ca

Bay St. George Waste Disposal Site

Western Regional Waste Management operates the Bay St. George Waste Disposal Site which offers waste disposal services for bulk waste, garbage, yard waste and household hazardous waste (HHW), as well as recycling services for scrap metal.

Location: 14 Main Street, Bay St. George
Phone: (709) 632-2922 / 1-844-437-2922
Email: info@wrwm.ca
Web: www.wrwm.ca

B.C. Trucking and Recycling

B.C. Trucking and Recycling provides a commercial collection service for paper and cardboard.

Location: 11 Gale Street, Corner Brook, NL
Phone: 709-638-0393
Web: www.manta.com

Iron Mountain

Iron Mountain provides commercial and residential paper shredding and recycling services.

Location: Services throughout the province
Phone: 1-800-327-8345
Web: www.ironmountain.ca

Shred Guard

Shred Guard, ( formerly Shred It) provides commercial and residential paper shredding and recycling services.

Location: 14A Austin St, St. John's, NL
Phone: +1 866-707-4733
Web: www.shredit.com

Think About It

Paper-fibre products account for 37% of the waste we put out to the curb each week.