Protect our landfill from hazardous waste!

REMINDER: Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Date: Saturday, June 22nd, 2024
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Hornepayne Community Arena Parking Lot, 1 Tower Road

Important tips regarding hazardous waste

  • Do no mix materials.
  • Materials will not be accepted unless 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 will be accepted

  • 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.
  • Lighting
    Light bulbs, tubes or lamps, including but not limited to incandescent, fluorescent, halogen, light emitting diode (LED) and high intensity discharge (HID) lamps.
  • Miscellaneous Products
    Aerosols (empty containers as well), thinners and turpentine, dry cell batteries (disposable & rechargeable), propane cylinders, BBQ lighter fluids, 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.
  • Pesticides and garden products
    Flea collars and sprays, mothballs, roach and ant poisons, arsenicals, fungicides, fertilizers, insecticides, weed killers (herbicide), (slugs & snail bait), rat and mouse poisons.

What will not be accepted

  • Commercial, industrial or institutional wastes.
  • Radioactive materials, explosives, fireworks, ammunition, biological wastes, PCB wastes, helium or Freon tanks or unknown waste.
  • Old electronics and tires

Help by keeping these hazardous items out of our landfill

  • Paint
  • HH Batteries
  • Flammables
  • Aerosol
  • Small Propane
  • Pesticides
  • Fertilizers
  • Antifreeze
  • Oil Filters
  • Large Propane Tanks
  • Empty Oil Containers
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Sharps
  • Light Tubes
  • Light Bulbs
  • Acids
  • Base
  • Oxidizers
  • Gasoline Drum
  • Oil Drum

We encourage people not to dump their hazardous waste at the landfill site. Protect our landfill from hazardous waste!

Questions? Please contact Duane Gaudreau, Public Works Manager at 807-229-6999

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