Garbage & Recycling
The R.M. of Minto-Odanah DOES NOT provide garbage or recycling pick-up. Residents can either hire a local garbage/recycling collection service (867-7392, Ken Cameron), or transport their waste to the Evergreen Waste Facility directly.
Evergreen Environmental Technologies Inc.
The Regional Waste Facility known as Evergreen Environmental Technologies Inc. is located 14 km east of Minnedosa on Highway #16 and 4 km south on P.R. #466
Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
**All Loads Must Be Tarped**
There is no charge to R.M. ratepayers on residential garbage only. However, council will only pay up to $400.00/ratepayer a year on anything other than household garbage (example: trees, brush, construction material).
Acccepted Recycling – Please use "Blue Bags” or take loose to Evergreen
Cardboard – no pizza boxes, food or oil contaminated.
Tetra Pak – waxed covered containers.
Box Board – paper egg cartons, paper bags, cereal boxes, etc.
Paper – white office paper – loose or shredded, newsprint, magazines, catalogues, telephone directories. No Christmas wrap.
Tin Cans – rinsed – labels don’t need to be removed.
Plastic – plastic bottles & containers – rinse, flatten, remove tops. Plastic must have triangle symbol & number to be recycled. No engine oil containers & pesticide containers.
Glass – bottles and jars only (package separately). No window glass, dishes, or plate glass.
Styrofoam – is not recycled.
**Please No Food Products**
Accepted at Regional Landfill
Tires, Used Oil Containers, Pesticide Containers, Metal (Freon containing appliances to have Freon properly removed before drop off or be subject to a removal fee), Household, Hazardous Waste (paint, cleaning supplies, etc.)
Accepted at Compost Site
Grass, Leaves, Garden Waste, Branches – Please remove bags & reuse where possible. DO NOT PUT GARBAGE BAGS OR OTHER GARBAGE IN THE COMPOST PILES. To help stop the spread of Dutch Elm Disease, take all elm trimmings to compost area and place on a separate elm pile.
The Minnedosa compost site is now located west of Minnedosa on PR #355 approximately 1.8 km from the Highway #10 & PR 355 intersection. There is signage. Click here to view a google map showing location.