Household hazardous waste drop-off - Items we accept
Did you know there are household hazardous waste drop-off locations where you can dispose of chemicals, paint or other dangerous products?
Before you drop off items, make sure they are stored, labelled, and sealed properly.
These household hazardous waste materials can pose a danger to our workers, your family, your pets, your neighbourhood and the environment.
YES - We accept these household hazardous waste items
Old and used chemicals as well as empty containers for the below items can be dropped off.
- Brake and transmission fluid
- Rust inhibitors
- Rust removers
- Automotive batteries (These are lead-acid batteries. This also includes batteries for motorcycles, RVs, lawn mowers, golf carts and wheel chairs)
Health care and hobby
- Mercury thermometers
- Nail polish and remover
- Aerosol cans (e.g. hairspray, spray sunscreen, shaving cream)
- Artist paint and inks
- Glues and cements
- Photographic chemicals
- Bleach and ammonia
- Cleaning solvents and spot removers
- Drain, toilet and window cleaners
- Hot tub and swimming pool chemicals
- Oven cleaners
- Septic tank cleaners
- Alkyd, latex and oil-based paints
- Lacquers, stains and varnishes
- Paint thinners, strippers and solvents
- Wood preservatives
- Thermostat with manual dial
- Fluorescent bulbs (with conditions)
- Propane tanks
- Helium tanks
- 8.9 cubic feet and 14.9 cubic feet (rupture disk must be punctured)
- Fire extinguishers
NO - We don't accept these household hazardous waste items
If you're unsure of how to dispose of an item, check What Goes Where.