Alerts

The City does not collect business recycling at the curb. All Kingston businesses may bring their recyclable materials to the Kingston Area Recycling Centre (KARC) at 196 Lappan's Lane.

Register to drop off business recycling at KARC

  • First time users of KARC: Proceed to the scale house, located directly across from the scales, to set up an account with the scale-house staff. You will be asked for basic company information and about what materials will be dropped off.
  • Registered businesses: Proceed to the scales to be weighed by staff. Follow staff direction to unload your materials. Please return to the scales once you have dropped off your materials.

All businesses are required to sign their scale tickets after weighing out. Tickets are available for signing in the scale house after scaling out.

Recycling fees/rebates

Depending on the resale market for recyclable materials, fees or rebates may apply for businesses dropping off recyclable materials at KARC.

Request a monthly price list by contacting Jason Hollett, jhollett@cityofkingston.ca.

Rebate cheques or invoices will only be sent out to companies that owe/will receive a rebate of more than $10 in a calendar month.