The City is hosting a one-day Household Hazardous Waste Depot at 3355 Fallowfield Road (OC Transpo Park and Ride) on Sunday, Oct. 26, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Residents can drop off a maximum of 100 litres of household hazardous waste at no charge. No commercial waste will be accepted.
Household hazardous waste includes items such as:
- Aerosol containers
- Batteries (automotive/household)
- Propane cylinders
- Fluorescent bulbs/tubes
- Fire extinguishers
- Fertilizers and pesticides
- Needles and syringes
- Paints and coatings
- Pool chemicals
Residents can also safely dispose of many kinds of household hazardous waste, including fluorescent bulbs, batteries, paint and oil, by returning them to participating local retailers during their regular business hours. For a list of retailers who accept returns of household hazardous waste, please visit ottawa.ca.
For more information on waste management and recycling, visit ottawa.ca or call 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-2401).