Flying Pigs Recycling is a local recycling company established in Canmore over 20 years. We offer customized recycling services to businesses throughout the the Bow Valley and we are passionate about providing our clients with solutions for diverting their waste from landfill. We achieve this through a three step approach.
Batteries for cars, household appliances, or electronic devices.
Beverage Containers (Refundable)
Glass drink bottles, aluminum drink cans, clear and coloured plastic drink containers, plastic jugs (such as milk containers), tetra brik containers (juices boxes, etc.), gable-top cartons (milk cartons, etc.), bi-metal containers (tomato juice, etc.), drink pouches, and bag-in-a-box bladders (boxed wine pouches, etc.).
Corrugated cardboard and packaging (such as boxes for pizza, appliances, etc.), paperboard, corrugated fiberboard, and boxboard (boxes for cereal, shoes, etc.).
Electronic waste (E-Waste)
Televisions, computers, monitors, laptops, computer accessories (such as printers, scanners, etc.), stereo equipment, VCRs, DVD players, landline phones, cell phones, kitchen appliances (such as toasters, microwaves, etc.), chargers, cables, adapters, and power bars.
Fluorescent Lights, Lightbulbs and Ballast
Standard light bulbs (incandescent or halogen), all fluorescent tubes (u-shaped, short, long, and compact), LED bulbs, and ballasts.
Clear and coloured glass, including all glass jars, drinking glasses, windowpanes, and broken beverage bottles.
Ink & Toner Cartridges
All types of ink and toner cartridges.
Large Item Removal
Emptied and cleaned-out appliances, such as fridges and freezers, stoves and dishwashers. We also accept indoor and outdoor furniture, mattresses and box springs, construction materials, wood pallets, toilets, sinks, barbeques, and bicycles.
Metal & Tin
Metal food cans and assorted metals, such as small metal pieces, coat hangers, pie plates, and empty, dry paint cans.
Organic food waste
Plate scraps, unfinished meals, fruits and vegetables, meat, fish, shellfish, bones, eggshells, dairy products, sauces, salad dressings, bread, noodles, rice, beans, grains, small amounts of cooking oils and grease, food-soiled paper (such as napkins, etc.), tissues, coffee filters, and tea bags. We also collect Certified Compostable food ware and bags.
Latex or oil-based paints, varnish, paint-based aerosols, stains, and sealers.
Wooden pallets of all sizes, colours, and shapes. We accept unusable and reusable pallets.
Office paper, printer paper, magazines, brochures, phonebooks, photographs, gift wrapping, books, and writing paper.
Any rigid plastic: plastic jars and containers (such as peanut butter, yogurt, etc.), Tupperware, hygiene products (shampoo, body wash, deodorant tubes, etc.), PVC piping.
Shrink wrap from deliveries, all plastic bags (except biodegradable or compostable bags), plastic wrap from retail products, clear and coloured plastic film used to seal products (like the seal on a yogurt container), bread bags, freezer bags, salad bags, stretchy plastic, and plastic food wrap. Materials must be clean.
Tires and Rims
Automotive tires, bicycle tires, inner tubes, and metal rims (whether steel, alloy, or chrome).
Creating a culture of environmental sustainability and ambassadorship within a group of restaurants has been made so much easier with the focus and assistance from Flying Pigs who provides this service so professionally.Kathleen Tuff Chief of Operations & Development
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