What about those hideous brass door knobs? Clothing? No dice.
There are so many items which aren’t recyclable yet still end up in blue carts. We’ve asked the Region of Peel for the top five mis-recycled items (or things placed in the blue cart which shouldn’t be). Here they are - via manager of waste collection and processing Ben Shepherd - in order from most to least, according to what staff at the material recovery facility are seeing daily in Mississauga, Brampton, and Caledon.