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Sorting Guide

Download the sorting guide here (MS Word): KUTE Sorting Guide 2015

Paper Sort

Newspapers & Flyers

  • Newspapers and all papers that come with them
  • Brightly coloured paper

Magazines & Catalogues

  • Glossy Paper
  • Mailing labels are OK!

Office Paper

  • Light coloured paper
  • Fax Paper
  • Photocopy paper
  • Computer paper
  • Envelopes
  • Bond paper
  • Bleached file folders
  • Photocopy paper wrappers
  • Staples, paperclips, post-its, tape and rubber bands are OK!
  • No bright colours


  • Corrugated cardboard boxes (please flatten for space)
  • Boxboard (cereal boxes)
  • Brown paper bags
  • Unbleached file folders

Other Material


  • We no longer have the capacity to take metals at our depot. However, the municipal landfill is now recycling metals.

Batteries and Cell Phones

  • All household batteries and cell phones (ensure deactivation)
    (See Call2Recycle for more information)

Small Appliances and Power Tools

(See Small Appliances and Power Tools for a complete list of accepted products)


  • Household paint for recycling and reuse
    (See BC Paint Program for more information)


  • Computers
  • Printers
  • Monitors
  • Televisions
  • Keyboards, mice and other peripherals
    (See Electronics for more information)

Light Bulbs and Fixtures

(See Light Recycle for more information)

Smoke/CO2 Alarms

(See Smoke/CO2 Alarms for more information)

Trading Post

  • An area for exchange of free materials like current magazines. Check back often, selection varies.

We can not accept*

  • Construction Paper
  • Glass
  • Waxed paper
  • Waxed cardboard
  • Photographs
  • Hardover books
  • Transparencies
  • Foam Egg cartons
  • Carbon paper
  • Any plastics

*Please consider reduction or reuse ideas for these items.


  • We accept donations of refundable beverage containers. All proceeds are put towards the purchase of depot supplies.