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Residual waste

The management of residual materials is a major issue for the preservation of our environment.  Selective sorting, reducing waste at the source, invidual composting are gestures that count and we all have a roll to play.
The following gives you the information you need to sort efficiently and allow you to arrange the different materials in the right place.

Collection Calendar

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The Cowansville regional ecocentre is open free of charge from Monday to Saturday all year round. It is closed on Sundays and holidays.
The dump is open from Monday to Friday.
Guide Ecocentres

For more information on ecocentres, follow this link : Ecocentres

Construction Materials

It is forbidden to dispose of construction materials in the household waste or recycling bin. Some of these materials are reclaimed free of charge at Ecocentres.
For more information, follow this link and scroll down to the Refused materials section for a list of products that can be dropped off at the ecocentre.

Dead leaves and grass clippings (Grasscycling)

You can bring your dead leaves to the Cowansville regional ecocentre.  You can also decide to grasscycle, which is the action of leaving grass clippings on the ground while mowing.
For more information, click on this link.

Compostable Materials

Compostable materials include table scraps and yard waste.  This category of materials accounts for nearly 60% of landfilled residential materials. This is why it is important to set up various programs to enhance them rather than bury them.
For more information, click on this link.

Electronic Products

End-of-life electronic products and be recycled FREE of charge by simply brining the old products to an official EPRA-Quebec drop-off point.

Find an EPRA-Québec drop-off point near you.


Several businesses in the region collect batteries, find out.

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