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Industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sector
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Industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sector
Industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sector

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Gatineau does not collect residual materials from industrial, commercial or institutional (ICI) establishments other than schools, certain institutions and small businesses.

If your business pays the municipal residual materials management levy, it is entitled to municipal collection:

  • curbside if your business uses a maximum of:
    • a 120-litre gray bin provided by Gatineau and up to five labelled overflow bags per collection;
    • four 360-litre blue bins on wheels up to a maximum of 1,440 litres of recyclables per collection; and
    • four 240-litre brown bins on wheels up to a maximum of 960 litres of compostables per collection (fees may apply as per appendix II to by-law 61-2006); or
  • off-street if yours is a small business located in a residential building with off-street collection.
    • A residential building is a mainly residential assessment unit with a residentially taxable percentage equal to or greater than 70% (by-law 839-1-2018).

Contact us by calling 311 or make a request to order bins or if you have questions.

If you are a not-for-profit organization operating within Gatineau whose activities focus on the environment or social housing, or whose mission includes an aspect related to the management of residual materials, or that is involved in the recovery, collection or processing of residual materials, you may be entitled to lower rates at Gatineau's ecocentres and waste transfer centre. Call 311 or make a request.


The Government of Quebec's ICI ON RECYCLE + program provides tools and visibility for ICIs that are committed to practicing responsible residual materials management, and thereby help protect the environment.

The program is available to all ICIs of every size and in every activity sector that want to improve their environmental performance through integrated residual materials management.

RECYC-QUÉBEC is working with the Regroupement national des Conseils régionaux de l'environnement du Québec (RNCREQ) and the Conseils régionaux de l'environnement (CRE) across Quebec to promote ICI ON RECYCLE + and responsible residual materials management by ICIs. CREDDO is the name of the organization in charge of promoting the program in the Outaouais.

Financial assistance

If you have a sustainable residual materials management project, inquire about the financial assistance available through Gatineau's Fonds vert and the Fonds Éco IGA.

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About Gatineau

Recognized for its quality of life, Gatineau is a city of 291,000 inhabitants. It is located on the north shore of the Ottawa River, and extends east and west of the Gatineau River.

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