Hazardous Waste Day

Hazardous Waste Collection Day - Saturday, October 2nd, 2021 9am to 2 pm
Posted on 08/18/2021
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ANNUAL HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION DAY

one day only

                     

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2ND, 2021

9:00 AM TO 2:00 PM

 

HORNEPAYNE COMMUNITY ARENA PARKING LOT, 1 Tower Road

 

IMPORTANT TIPS REGARDING HAZARDOUS WASTE:

** DO NOT mix materials.hazardous waste image

** 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.

     

  • Miscellaneous Products

                Aerosols (empty containers as well), thinners and turpentine, 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.

     

  • 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.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT Duane Gaudreau, Public Works Manager at (807) 868-2212


Protect Our Landfill from Hazardous Waste!

We encourage people not to dump their hazardous waste at the landfill site. Keep 

Last year the Township received $ for hazardous waste collected. Let’s see if we can build on that!

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

Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

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