Waste Nothing

Plastic sleeves used to protect newspapers from the weather when delivered.

Similar items: Dry cleaning bags, Empty soil and fertilizer bags, Frozen food bags, Milk bags, Outer milk bags, Plastic food bags and liners, Plastic shopping bags, Road salt bags, and Zipper storage bags.

Place in your Blue Bin

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Empty and rinse bags to remove residue. You may either bundle your bags inside one bag and ties handles or put bags in loose.

Biodegradable bags, black-coloured bags, and any other plastic bags/film not listed here should be placed in your garbage bin.

This applies to Plastic bags and Plastic film overwrap.

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Added May 31, 2015.

Last updated May 31, 2015.

Applies to Toronto.


  • newspaper wrappers
  • plastic flyer bags
  • plastic newspaper bags
  • plastic newspaper sleeves