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Garbage and Recycling

Residential Garbage Collection

  • Garbage Collection Schedule - For more information see our Residential Garbage Collection Schedule
  • By-Law 46-03 Waste Management System - (which contains the requirements for setting out garbage for collection) - For more information see our By-Law 46-03 Waste Management System (click on By-Law 46-03 in the previous line to view the By-Law)
  • For frequently asked questions about garbage collection see our Residential Garbage Frequently Asked Questions

Residential Recycling

The Municipality offers residents bi-weekly recycling pick-up.

Do you know what materials can be accepted in your Blue Box? 

  • Plastics stamped 1 through 7 (washed/rinsed with caps/lids removed)
  • Plastic lids stamped 1 through 7
  • Steel or tin cans (washed/rinsed with no food residue)
  • Aluminum cans (rinsed)
  • Polycoat and TetraPak containers (milk cartons, juice cartons - rinsed)
  • Newspapers, inserts, and flyers
  • Shredded paper (clear bagged), household paper, and envelopes
  • Magazines, phone books, and books (hard cover removed)
  • Cardboard boxes (flattened. Bundled 39"x39" or less and tied outside the box if required)
  • Boxboard (cereal boxes, cracker boxes, tissue boxes, etc - flattened)
  • Cardboard egg cartons, paper tubes

Remember, if workers find items in your blue box that aren't on the list, including glass or containers that haven't been rinsed out, your blue box will NOT be collected that week.

Thank you for helping keep our recycling efforts running smoothly!

Here is the 2022 recycling pick-up schedule for Sioux Lookout:

2022 Recycling Pick-up Schedule

Download 2022 recycling collection calendar (PDF)

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