New spring newsletter focuses on proper disposal of household hazardous waste
A new, free spring newsletter is now ready. This online issue focuses on protecting local drinking water by properly disposing of household hazardous waste. Click now on the link for the spring newsletter.
For an archive of our recent newsletters, click on the past newsletters link.
Since we sent out our newsletter, we have some received some more information on the Huron County Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day to take place at 82 Nelson Street in Exeter (at the Water and Sewer Operations Centre) on Saturday, June 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For details on what items can be dropped off, visit the Municipality of South Huron website.
The new newsletter also lets you know that our second video is online. To play the video now click on Drinking Water Source Protection Plans and You.
Download our waste fact sheet.
Check with your local county or municipality to find out about Household Hazardous Waste depots or drop-off days in your area.
For information on recycling paint in Ontario visit Ontario PaintRecycle. This website has a map function so you can find local facilities that accept paint. Call local paint suppliers or home improvement stores to ask if they also accept this waste.
For more information on household hazardous waste other than paint collection visit the Orange Drop program.
Some information on household hazardous waste collection in the Maitland Valley and Ausable Bayfield areas can be found in the fact sheet, subject to change.
In some counties there are household hazardous waste depots or even ‘drop-off’ days:
If you are a Huron County resident there is a Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at the Water/Sewer Operations Centre at 82 Nelson Street in Exeter from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For full details on what items can be dropped off, please click on the link:
In Bruce County there is a household hazardous waste event at the Bruce County Highways Garage in Lucknow at 545 Ludgard Street on Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
An event at the South Bruce Municipal Office at 21 Gordon Street East in Teeswater takes place Saturday, July 16, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
For more information on Bruce County drop-off days visit: Bruce County Household Hazardous Waste
Thank you for finding alternatives to harmful chemicals, reducing the amounts you store, storing what you need better, and properly disposing of hazardous waste you no longer need.