AIM Ottawa East

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Contact Details

  • Address: 2575 Sheffield Rd, Ottawa, K1B 3V6, Ontario, Canada
  • GPS: 45.4061583,-75.6056006
  • info@moneyformetal.com

Opening Times

  • Monday 7AM–5PM
  • Tuesday 7AM–5PM
  • Wednesday 7AM–5PM
  • Thursday 7AM–5PM
  • Friday 7AM–5PM
  • Saturday 8AM–12PM
  • Sunday Closed

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The AIM Ottawa East is located in Ottawa, Ontario and is operated by the city’s public management and fulfills the function of assimilating and eliminating the solid waste of its inhabitants, different waste disposal techniques are carried out here. The Ottawa Landfill accepts waste material from local individuals and legal entities.

In this place the recycling of organic and inorganic waste is carried out and it has a special structure and treatment, to make it as sustainable as possible.

The landfill is located at 2575 Sheffield Rd, Ottawa, K1B 3V6, Ontario, Canada.

You can view the schedule of the center on the Opening hours tab above. The landfill is closed for holidays: Christmas (December 25) and New Year (January 1).

If you need to contact the landfill, you can email them at this address: info@moneyformetal.com.

Materials accepted

The recycling center in Ottawa accepts a wide variety of waste types, from household disposables to commercial waste. Waste management fees may vary, as well as the materials received and the amount, so we recommend contacting the Ottawa recycling center directly if you have any questions.

These are the materials that are accepted:

Automotive

  • Alternators
  • Aluminum Copper Radiators
  • Auto Bodies(Delivered)
  • Stators

Batteries

  • BATTERIES STEEL CASED

Electronics

  • AC ADAPTERS (with wire)
  • Appliances
  • Cell Phones
  • COMPUTERS (in complete)
  • E-Waste: Ac Adapters (with wire)
  • E-Waste: Cell Phones
  • E-Waste: Computers (complete)
  • E-Waste: Laptops (complete)
  • E-Waste: TVs / Monitors
  • Electric Motors
  • Projectors
  • STAND ALONE PRINTERS
  • TVs / MONITORS
  • White Goods

Metal

  • Radiators
  • #1 Copper
  • #2 Copper Wire
  • Aluminum BX (Containing copper wire inside)
  • Aluminum Casting
  • Aluminum Copper Rads
  • Aluminum Extrusion
  • Aluminum low copper
  • Aluminum Siding
  • ALUMINUM UTENSIL
  • ALUMINUM WHEEL RIMS
  • ALUMINUM WHEEL RIMS W/CHROME
  • Black Cast Iron
  • Copper electric motors
  • Copper Starters
  • LEAD WEIGHTS
  • Motors
  • NO. 1 STEEL
  • NO. 1 STEEL OS
  • NO. 2 STEEL
  • P/S 4 FT
  • P/S O/S STEEL
  • Red Brass
  • SHREDDABLE STEEL
  • Stainless
  • Stainless Steel
  • STAINLESS STEEL (304 NON MAG.)
  • UBC (Cans) ( Aluminium )
  • WHITE CAST IRON
  • Yellow Brass

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Frequently asked questions in Ottawa, K1B 3V6

Which paper cannot be used for recycling?

Paper is one of the easiest materials to recycle, however, for this to happen, it must be treated correctly from the beginning of the recycling chain, that is, from the consumer. The most important thing when it comes to recycling paper is that it does not contain polluting agents, since any type of food, oil, or some other residue makes it unrecyclable and can contaminate the entire batch.

Paper that is not recycled ends up in landfills and although it degrades rapidly compared to other materials since it is not reused, it increases the exploitation of forests and trees in the manufacture of the new paper.

As for cardboard boxes or cardboard in general, which is made up of several layers of paper, it is best to give it a second use whenever possible. On the other hand, failing that, keep them clean and break them so that they can be properly treated in the local recycling centers.

What time is the recycling center open?

Most of the local recycling centers work on a standard schedule according to their location and have a page on the internet, where you can check, what days they do not operate, what hours they serve, their address, and everything you need to know about your local recycling center.

What you can take to the waste recycling center?

To make sure we’re diverting as much waste from landfills as possible, it’s important to be aware of all the products that can be sent to your local recycling centers. There are many products that, if you separate them correctly, you can send directly to your local curbside recycling program.

Even so, as this varies depending on the capacities and facilities of the collection centers, it is always better to ask directly at your local collection center.

The products that can generally be deposited in recycling centers are:

  • Paper, newspapers, magazines, and mixed papers (As long as they are clean)
  • Bottles of plastic (almost all types)
  • Glass jars and bottles
  • Rigid plastic objects
  • Cans, aluminum, steel, and metal containers
What percentage of recycling actually gets recycled?

The waste that can be recycled has different destinations depending on the material in question. The waste that we deposit in the recyclable container is taken by dedicated recycling trucks to the Materials Recovery Facility (MRF). In these recycling centers, the waste is separated and later packed in bundles.

The waste that is not received by the recycling centers, such as plastic bags, electronic devices, or clothing (which vary in each locality and each recycling center) must be taken directly by the consumers to specific collection points so that these can be recycled.

Once separated and packaged, the recyclable materials are sent to recycling plants or processing factories that turn the waste into new products.

Recyclable waste that is not separated in the recycling container or is not taken to collection points, ends up in landfills, where, depending on its material, it can take hundreds of years to degrade or even never do so.

In the United States, only 10% of recyclable waste reaches the transformation stage, and most of it is destined for sale abroad.

How does recycling helps the environment?

The production of human waste increases year by year. This vast amount of trash has formed islands hundreds of thousands of miles long in the oceans. There is so much litter that ends up in the oceans and on land that it has entered the food chain, greatly damaging biodiversity.

One way to reduce the amount of human waste is recycling in recycling centers; by lengthening the useful life of materials and preventing them from ending up in landfills, but also avoiding the production of new materials and thereby avoiding the over-exploitation of raw materials and the pollution that comes with the extraction of materials and their production.


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