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Household hazardous waste can be as simple as a can of hairspray.

Prevent fires and protect staff by getting rid of hazardous waste safely.
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Collect hazardous items and drop them off for free at the Waste Resources Innovation Centre at 110 Dunlop Drive.

Common household hazardous items

  • Batteries
  • Fluorescent lightbulbs
  • Aerosol spray cans (sunscreen, deodorant, hair spray, cleaning products, etc.)
  • Propane tanks

Visit guelph.ca/waste for how to prepare certain hazardous materials before drop off.

Throw away hazardous waste in four easy steps

  • Set aside hazardous waste in a safe spot, separate from your waste collection carts.
  • Bring them to the Waste Resources Innovation Centre at 110 Dunlop Drive and visit the household hazardous waste depot at gate 3.
  • Wait until we ask you to unload your vehicle. Do not smoke or use your cell phone while unloading.
  • Complete and sign the household hazardous waste ticket.

For more information
519-767-0598
waste@guelph.ca 

 

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