Styrofoam

Central Labrador

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Styrofoam is the common name for the petroleum-based plastic material, polystyrene. It is commonly used in food packaging and protective packaging for shipping fragile items. Styrofoam is not easily recycled and not accepted in most recycling programs. You can dispose of Styrofoam through regular garbage collection and disposal services.

Municipalities and Local Service Districts – Central Labrador

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

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Town of Happy Valley–Goose Bay

The Town of Happy Valley–Goose Bay provides residential collection and disposal services for garbage (including mixed containers), as well as an annual spring clean up program for the collection and disposal/recycling of bulk waste, yard waste and scrap metal (dates of the program vary annually).

Location: Servicing the Town of Happy Valley–Goose Bay
Phone: 709-896-3321
Email: engineer@happyvalley-goosebay.com
Web: www.happyvalley-goosebay.com

Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay Landfill Site

The Town of Happy Valley–Goose Bay operates the Happy Valley–Goose Bay landfill site which provides waste disposal services for local residents and businesses. This site accepts garbage,  household hazardous waste (HHW), oil and paint. Bulk waste, scrap metal and yard waste are collected during the spring clean-up program.

Phone: 709-896-3321
Email: engineer@happyvalley-goosebay.com
Web: www.happyvalley-goosebay.com

Yellow Pages Listing – Garbage Collection Services

Additional waste disposal and recycling service providers may be available in your region.

Location: Services throughout the province
Web: View a listing of garbage collection service providers in the yellow pages.

Think About It

Canadians use more than 1.6 billion paper and polystyrene cups each year!

Use reusable dishes and glasses to keep disposable Styrofoam items out of the landfill.

Save Styrofoam packing peanuts and reuse them when sending fragile parcels.