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Collection of organic materials by the City of Laval

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All single-family houses and buildings of 7 apartments and less benefit from the collection of organic materials since the fall of 2019. If you did not receive your brown bin, please communicate with the 311.


Since 2020, the City of Laval deploys this collect for dwellings of 8 apartments and more as well as for industries, businesses and institutions.


Accepted organic waste:

  • Fruits and vegetables, cut or whole
  • Coffee beans, tea bags
  • Bread
  • Meat, fish, poultry, seafood, egg shells, crustaceans
  • Dairy
  • Paper
  • Grass, dead leaves, weeds, garden residues
  • Bark, wood chips, roots and sawdust
  • Tree branches of up to 25 kg
  • Coffee filters made of fabric
  • Animal litter
  • Food-stained cardboard (paper towels, pizza boxes)
  • Cold ashes (cooled for 7 days)
  • Glass (window, see-through)


Non compostable materials:

  • Cardboard
  • Glass
  • Metal
  • Plastic
  • Plants
  • Tree trunks
  • Diapers and feminine hygiene products
  • Dangerous domestic waste (oils, paints, etc)
  • Cigarette butts, warm ashes
  • Construction material
  • OXO (polyethylene based) plastic bags


Learn more about the pick-up details of domestic organic waste.


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