New plastics have been added to the Blue Bin – now recycle even more!!

Yeah! Toronto has added mixed rigid plastic containers to the Blue Bin recycling program. No more wondering if you can or can't, because now you can! New items accepted in the Blue Bin include:

  • Clear clamshell containers (hinged, plastic containers used for food items such as berries)
  • Clear fruit and vegetable containers
  • Clear takeout food containers
  • Molded bakery item trays
  • Disposable plastic plates and cups
  • Egg cartons
  • Cold drink cups and lids
  • Clear compact disc cases (empty)

Items should be emptied and rinsed to remove food residue, and recycling should be put inside the Blue Bin loose (not bagged) with the lid closed. For more information, please go to

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