Gateway Resources provides curbside recycling pick-up service for the City of Winkler. If you have recently moved to Winkler and do not have a blue box, please contact the City of Winkler.
Within city limits, residential curbside pickup of household recyclable items (not E-waste) is set up to co-ordinate with the city’s weekly garbage collection schedule. For information on collection dates for your area please refer to the City of Winkler Collection Calendar. To ensure recycling pick-up, please have you recycling out by 7:45 a.m.
The Recycling Depot is open to the public 24/7 for E-waste/Cardboard/Household recyclable drop off. Please only drop off recyclables/E-waste that are on the ‘Acceptable’ list.
Acceptable Blue Box Recyclables:
–Aluminum – Beverage Cans, Trays, Pie Plates & other Containers, Foil
–Box Board – Single Layer such as Cereal, Tissue Boxes
–Cardboard – Corrugated
–Glass – Food Jars & Beverage Containers. All Broken Glass should be put into the garbage
–Milk & Juice Cartons/Boxes
–All Paper Products such as:
Newspapers, Flyers, Inserts, Junk Mail, Office Paper, Materials such as Letter Quality Paper,
Envelopes (With or Without Windows), Copier Paper, Computer Printouts, Paper Egg Cartons, Phone Books, Paperback or Hardcover Books, Magazines, Catalogues, Bagged Shredded Paper, Brown Paper Bags,
Tissue Roll Cores, Gift and Packing Paper
–Plastics with Recycling Logo #1, 2, 4, 5, & 7 such as:
Pop & Water Bottles, Laundry Detergent Jugs, Shampoo Bottles, Condiment Bottles, Food Containers such as Yogurt, Margarine, etc.
–Tin Cans – Soup cans, Ketchup cans, etc.
Please Remember To:
-Empty and Rinse all Containers
-Flatten Cardboard Boxes
We Do Not Accept:
–Fluorescent Bulbs/Light Bulbs
–Household Hazardous, Bio-hazardous, Chemical Waste Containers (Accepted at the City of Winkler Public Works Yard – 345 1st St.)
–Medical Waste (Prescription Pills, Syringes, Bio-Hazardous Material)
–Outdoor Lawn Furniture
–Photos (Glossy Paper)
–Plasticized, Waxed, or Laminated Material
–Propane or Helium Tanks
–Pyrex or Dishware Glass, Window Glass, Mirrors, Ceramics, Porcelain
–Styrofoam/Styrofoam Packing Material
–Wrapping Paper that is glossy/shiny
Acceptable E-waste – (Drop off at Recycling Depot only)
–Batteries – All Sealed Single and Rechargeable Batteries. No Automotive Batteries
–Cameras/Audio -Video Devices
–Cell Phones/Phones/Answering Machines
–Computers/Keyboards/Mice/Monitors/Video Gaming Peripherals
–Cables & Conductor Wires
–DVD Players, VCR’s
–Medical & Monitoring Devices
–Photo Copiers, Printers, Scanners