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* Most regions have household hazardous waste depots. If you’re unsure of what garbage is hazardous, or how to safely dispose of hazardous waste, check with your regional solid waste organization or regional service commission.
** You may also contact your regional solid waste organization or regional service commission for proper disposal instruction.

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Bag Weight

Bin Size


Bungee Cords


Ensure Bags and Bins are Accessible

Face Bin Toward the Street

Food Waste

Hazardous Waste

Leave Room in the Bag or Bin

Left of the Driveway

Medical Waste


Never on Snowbanks


Sharp Objects

Yard Waste

Take the quiz

After reading the tips, take this quiz to test your knowledge about keeping waste collectors safe. 

Additional resources
Watch video – You’re garbage isn’t the only thing I pick up (YouTube)
Watch video – WorkSafeNB staff talk about the safe waste collection initiative (YouTube)
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