The City of Kenora By-Law Number 181-2008 sets out a definition for “domestic waste” that is collected at curb side. “Domestic waste” shall mean and include:
all rejected, abandoned or discarded garbage, refuse or litter thrown out by any household or generated from a residential property or dwelling
all animal, mineral and vegetable matter abandoned, discarded or thrown out by any householder or generated from a residential property or dwelling but shall not include any non-collectable waste.
Unacceptable Curbside Waste
any explosive or highly combustible material of any nature
construction and demolition materials (i.e. plaster, lumber, sawdust, shavings)
hay, straw, manure
human and bodily wastes (diapers are acceptable)
raw carcass of any animal, bird or fish
bandages, sharps, dressings – from hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, etc.
small bushes or branches, trimmings from hedges, trees and shrubs
recycling materials – namely Blue Box materials such as tin and aluminum food and beverage cans and plastic containers (#’s 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 7 with the recycle symbol which is a triangle), newspapers, magazines, catalogues, inserts, flyers, white office paper, box board (milk cartons, juice tetra packs, fibre egg cartons), corrugated cardboard
commercial cooking oil and any hazardous materials