Buckets & Pails (HDPE) Return to Material Guide Home Search Recycling MenuRecycling Hub My Services Material Guide Recycle in Your Bluebox Household Items Construction & Demolition Electronics Fabric Food & Packaging Glass & Ceramics Hazardous Items Metal Paper Plastic Vehicle Related Wood Yard Waste Our Containers Plastics Acceptable Not Acceptable Collection Reminders External Links Top 10 Problems Recycle Coach Deposit Return What Becomes What Collection Reminders Extra Resources Buckets & Pails (HDPE) Look for reuse opportunities with neighbors or organizations. Containers less than 5 gallons or 20 litres can be recycled in your blue box or wheelie bin unless they contained hazardous waste such as pool or spa chemicals. Then they go in the garbage. Make sure to remove all metal handles. ACCEPTABLE DISPOSAL Reusing an item is always one of the best options when considering disposal of an item. This item may be recycled at curbside in your regular recycling program. This item may be disposed at curbside in your regular waste collection program.