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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.

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 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.

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