Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

In the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet, we encourage our residents to reduce their waste consumption. To do this, here is additional information on recycling in the Township and where to deposit non-recyclable items.

Tips to help the recycling waste sorting

  • Empty and clean your containers
  • Discard dirty cardboard
  • Sort different materials
  • Lids: Remove the lids from jars
  • Ad bag: Remove the commercial papers from the bag
  • Yogourt container: Remove the aluminum lid from the plastic container
  • Juice Carton: Remove straw from juice cartons

Electronic devices

You can dispose of your old electronics devices at the Alfred Landfill. 

  • Answering machines
  • Amplifiers
  • Audio cassette and players
  • Camera dock printer
  • Camera (digital and non-digital)
  • Copiers
  • CD, DVD players
  • CD-ROM drives
  • Cellphones & Smart phones
  • Closed-circuit monitors
  • Closed-circuit television screens
  • Computer terminals
  • Christmas Lights
  • Computers (all-in-one-computers, laptop, tablets, desktop)
  • Computers accessories (mouse, keyboard, speaker, etc.)
  • Desktop computers
  • Digital picture frames
  • Displays
  • DVD drives and players
  • Extension Cord
  • External hard drives
  • Fax machines
  • Floppy-disk drives
  • Handheld printers
  • Home theatre equipment
  • Laptops
  • Microphone
  • Modems (wired and wireless)
  • Monitors
  • MP3
  • Pagers
  • PC-free photo printers
  • Portable audio/video players
  • Portable DVD players
  • Printers
  • Projectors (video, audio, image)
  • Radios
  • Recorders
  • Speakers
  • Scanners
  • Tablets (iPad)
  • Telephones (Rotary, wireless)
  • Televisions
  • Typewriters (Electric)
  • Vehicle DVD/Blue-ray players
  • Vehicle radios audio players & speakers
  • Video Cameras (analog and digital)
  • Video players/recorders
  • Webcams

Natural Christmas Trees

You may dispose of your natural Christmas trees between December 26 and January 31 of the following year at the authorized locations:

Alfred: Water Tower, at the end of Larocque Street.

Plantagenet: Municipal Garage, at the far end of the backyard

Lefaivre: At the back of the fire Station

Wendover: At the back of the Community Centre

Garden Waste

Grass, leaves and small branches can be brought directly to the landfill free of charge.


You can bring your paint to the annual hazardous waste collection or to a local retail near you, that takes back these items. Call in advance to confirm.

Household Batteries

Household batteries can also be brought year-round to the townhall reception. A container for this purpose is located at the reception.
Batteries are also accepted at the annual hazardous waste collection.


Tires with or without rims can be brought directly to the landfill free of charge.