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BASIC INFORMATION:




ECOCENTRE

224, boulevard Industriel
Châteauguay (Québec) J6J 4Z2

Tel :   450 699-6862



Opening hours:



SUMMER HOURS:

APRIL 15 TO NOVEMBER 15


Monday to Wednesday:   10am to 16pm

Thursday and Friday:   10am to 19pm

Saturday:   10am to 17pm

Sunday:   10am to 16pm




WINTER HOURS:

NOVEMBER 16 TO APRIL 14


Monday to Wednesday:  10am to 16pm

Thursday and Friday:   10am to 19pm

Saturday:   10am à 17pm

Sunday:  CLOSED



Number of visits:


Châteauguay residents are granted five free visits every year from May 15 to May 14 of the following year. You must provide proof of your address to be eligible. A fee is charged after five visits depending on the volume of the load.



ACCEPTED WASTE MATERIALS:


THE MATERIALS NEED TO BE SORTED WHEN YOU COME ONTO THE SITE. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WON’T ACCEPT GARBAGE BAGS WITH MIXED MATERIALS.

  • Dry materials: Brick, asphalt, concrete, aggregate
  • Recyclables: Paper, cardboard, glass (like bottles) and plastic (HDPE, PP)
  • Ferrous metals: Iron, car body parts, empty metal containers
  • Non-Ferrous metals: Aluminum, zinc, copper
  • Wood: Painted, tainted, coated, virgin timber, plywood, etc.
  • Reusable: Bikes, furniture, home appliances, etc.
  • Clothes: Jackets, boots, shoes, any other kind of clothes
  • Household hazardous wastes: Propane, paints, dyes, batteries, oxidants, used motor and filter oils, batteries, etc.
  • Organic wastes: Christmas trees, stamps, bushes over 10 cm. Christmas trees can be deposited between the 2nd and the 15th of January without claiming a visit.
  • Mixed wastes: All wastes that does not enter any of the categories and do not have a recycling value but which are not domestic or compostable waste.
  • Tires without rims are accepted but a $10 fee applies to tires with the rims.
  • Upholstered couches and chairs as well as mattresses will be accepted with a, $15 fee. One broken home appliance is equivalent to one visit and when all visits have been used, fees apply.


Refused waste materials:


  • All organic matter: grass, leaves and other organic wastes (except for the accepted organic wastes). To find out the city’s collection schedule, visit:

    https://ville.chateauguay.qc.ca
    /en/collection-schedule/all-collections-calendar/

  • Chemicals from agricultural activities: Pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers
  • Contaminated soil and dirt
  • Manure and any kind of sludge
  • Explosive materials: pressurized containers, dynamite, weapons, munitions, etc.
  • Other wastes: Commercial, industrial (such as paint), pathological and radioactive
  • All biomedical wastes covered under Quebec’s regulation (Q-2, r 3,001)
  • Household wastes
  • Upholstered couches and chairs as well as mattresses will be accepted with a $15 fee.
  • Tires without rims are accepted but a $10 fee applies to tires with the rims.

Exclusions



Materials are not accepted, fees apply and they must be sent to DMS sorting centre next door (at 222 boul. Industriel, Châteauguay).

  • Asphalt shingles
  • Contractors
  • Big trucks

Materials not accepted but alternatives for disposal.

  • Fire extinguishers: Bring to Chateauguay’s fire station
  • Gasoline cans: Gas stations

Dimensions:


Considered one visit : 4 ft (121, 9 cm) x 8 ft (242,8 cm) x 24 in (61 cm).


Exceptions:

  • Branches : 4 ft (121, 9 cm) x 8 ft (242,8 cm) x 48 in (122 cm).
  • Household hazardous wastes : 2 ft (61 cm) x 2 ft (61 cm) x 2 ft (61 cm).


ACCEPTED VEHICLES FOR ONE VISIT

Pickup Truck Box:

4 ft by 8 ft or 64 cubic feet


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ACCEPTED VEHICLES FOR TWO VISITS

Pickup Truck Box:

5 by 10 feet or sqare feet of 100 cubic feet


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ACCEPTED VEHICLES FOR THREE VISITS

Small truck or trailer:

(that is not a dumping one)


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REFUSED VEHICLES BECAUSE CONSIDERED COMMERCIAL


Dumping trucks and oversized vehicles (10 x 6 feet) are not accepted. Included in that category are dumping trailers and trucks as well as moving trucks. Axles for trailers are more than 2 and more than 4 for trucks.


Everything above 2 tons must be redirected to DMS sorting centre at 222 Boul. Industriel, Châteauguay.

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