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Monday - Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday
Closed
Contact: 705-567-5940

Material Household Hazardous and Special Waste

Saturday, May 27th


HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DAY

Saturday May 27
155 Archer Drive
8:00 am to 2:00pm


Leftover household products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable, or reactive ingredients are considered to be household hazardous waste. Products, such as paints, cleaners, oils, batteries, and pesticides, that contain potentially hazardous ingredients require special care when you dispose of them.

The following information can help you determine the best ways to dispose of common household products that may contain hazardous ingredients.

How

  • For your own protection, deliver the hazardous waste material labeled in the trunk of your car.
  • DO NOT mix materials.
  • All materials must be clearly marked.
  • If the container is damaged, package the container in a plastic bag in order not to spill it during the journey to the collection site.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly after handling the chemicals.

What

  • Automotive and Garage products
  • Antifreeze, Transmission fluid, batteries and battery acid, gasoline, diesel fuel kerosene, motor oil, auto waxes, automotive fluids.
  • Household Cleaning Products
  • Ammonia-based, chlorine bleach, disinfectants, drain decloggers (acids and bases), oven cleaners, window cleaners
  • Miscellaneous Products
  • Aerosols (empty containers as well), dry cell batteries (disposable & rechargeable), propane cylinders, BBQ lighter fluids, fluorescent light tubes and bulbs (unbroken), photographic chemicals, pharmaceuticals (medicines & old prescriptions) and sharps (place in a rigid plastic container),nail polish & nail polish remover, thermometers, thermostats and switches, glues and adhesives, pool chemicals and bleach (DO NOT MIX. Keep separate from each other and from other chemicals)
  • Paints and paint related materials – DO NOT mix latex with oil base paints
  • Oil base and latex paint, furniture and paint strippers, driveway sealers and roof patch, brush cleaners, primers, stains, varnishes, wood preservative, linseed oil, wood stains, varsol, solvents, thinners and turpentine
  • Pesticides and garden products
  • Flea collars and sprays, mothballs, roach and ant poisons, arsenicals, fungicides, fertilizers, insecticides, weed killers (herbicide), molluscicides (slugs & snail bait), rat and mouse poisons

Where

  • FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL the Department of Physical Services 705-567-9365

Not Accepted

  • NO commercial, industrial or institutional wastes will be accepted.
  • Radioactive materials, explosives, fireworks, ammunition, biological wastes, PCB wastes, helium or Freon tanks or unknown waste.
  • Old electronics and tires will not be accepted at this event.




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