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The Town of Gander pays by weight for the collection and disposal of waste under contract with the Central Waste Management Authority. Council therefore supports and encourages all initiatives promoting the principles of reduction, reuse and recycling.

Broadening Horizons Recycling

recyclingBroadening Horizons Recycling is a not-for-profit organization offering curbside and commercial collections of beverage containers, paper products and cardboard to residents and businesses of Gander. The program employs adult clients of VON Broadening Horizons day program who have intellectual disabilities, providing them the personal and financial benefits of full-time or part-time employment, while encouraging greater participation in recycling throughout the community. Join us and recycle for your community, for your environment and for your future!

Contact Information:

Julia Bachman
Project Manager
VON Broadening Horizons Recycling
177 Elizabeth Drive
Gander Medical Building
Gander, NL
A1V 1H6

Tel: 709-256-3526
Fax: 709-256-2905

Scotia Recycling

logo_scotiarecyclingScotia Recycling is a private company that provides a collection service of a wide range of materials including, but not limited to, beverage containers, newspaper, cardboard and plastic film. Scotia Recycling also works with major retailers, providing and servicing onsite balers to maximize commercial recycling, and hosts the VON Broadening Horizons Recycling curbside collection program.

Contact Information:

Scotia Recycling Green Depot
300 Garrett Drive
Tel: 709-256-4000

Tammy Gulliver
Operations Manager/Controller
Scotia Recycling (NL) Ltd.

Tel: 709-579-7466
Fax: 709-579-1255
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Central Metals (1983) Ltd.

Metals, including large appliances made mostly of metal, may be dropped off during normal business hours at the Central Metals collection and recycling facility at 53 McCurdy Drive.

Contact Information:

Central Metals (1983) Ltd.
53 McCurdy Drive
Tel: 709-256-7780
Fax: 709-651-3212
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Cell Phones

Old or unwanted cell phones, smart phones and accessories such as rechargeable cell phone batteries and chargers may be dropped off at GBS Communications Inc. in the Gander Mall or at The Source located on Roe Avenue.

Computers & Other Electronics

Non-cellular phones and televisions, along with home, personal or automotive audio/video systems, desktop or portable computers and peripherals including printers and monitors, may be dropped off at the Scotia Recycling Green Depot on Garrett Drive.

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