Accepted and Prohibited Items

There are strict regulations on what can be disposed of safely and what RED-E-BINS is not authorized to process.  Review the lists below:


Household Garbage

Household Garbage refers to everyday waste produced by typical household activities. This includes:

Acceptable Items:

  • Kitchen waste: food scraps, packaging, paper towels, and other biodegradable items.
  • Household paper products: newspapers, magazines, junk mail, and paper packaging.
  • Plastic bins: rinsed out and clean.
  • Windows: Broken Glass and windows
  • Metal cans: rinsed out and clean.
  • Clothing and textiles.
  • Small household items: broken toys, small appliances (toasters, kettles), and other minor items.
  • Large furniture: Includes couches and large tables. 
  • Yard waste: branches, leaves, and grass clippings.
  • Mattresses: $30 per unit

Unacceptable Items:

  • Hazardous waste: chemicals, batteries, paint, and solvents.
  • Electronics: computers, televisions, and other large electronic devices.
  • Tires: Tires of any size
  • Concrete: Concrete/cement, includes bricks, small pieces (designated bin for concrete required, see construction waste)
  • Soil: Any type of fill will not be accepted

Construction Garbage

Construction Garbage includes waste generated from construction, renovation, or demolition projects. This includes:

Acceptable Items:

  • Wood: lumber, plywood, and wooden beams.
  • Metal: nails, screws, metal studs, and pipes.
  • Tiles and ceramics: floor tiles, wall tiles, and other ceramic materials.
  • Insulation materials: fiberglass, foam, and other insulation.
  • Carpet: rolled up and manageable pieces.
  • Plumbing materials: old pipes, sinks, and fixtures.
  • Kitchen Cabinets & Countertops: Includes laminate and granite.
  • Flooring: Hardwood, vinyl and laminate
  • Windows: Broken Glass and windows
  • Decking: Railings and materials
  • Concrete, Drywall & Roofing Materials: Please call for a quote.

Unacceptable Items:

  • Hazardous materials: asbestos, lead paint, and chemical waste.
  • Electronics: computers, monitors, and other large electronic devices.
  • Large quantities of soil: excessive amounts of dirt and sand.
  • Tires: any type of vehicle tires.

Didn’t see your item listed above?  If you’re not sure about an item or what type of bin to order, just get in touch with us.  If we can’t accept an item, we  usually have alternative resources for you.