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How to dispose of fluorescent light tubes

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Small quantities of fluorescent lights

Safely recycle fluorescent light tubes for free at a household hazardous waste drop-off site:

Designated fire station

  • Accepts light tubes up to 4 feet in length.
  • You can bring up to 3 tubes per visit.

City landfill Throw 'n' Go area - if you bring with other garbage, landfill charges will apply.

  • Accepts tubes that are longer than 4 feet in length.
  • You can bring more than 3 tubes per visit.

Commercial quantities of fluorescent lights

Shepard Landfill is the only landfill that accepts commercial quantities of fluorescent light tubes.

For commercial quantities a permit may be required. Complete an online service request or contact 311. Charges may apply.​​​​​​

Locations and hours listed below:



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