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Household Hazardous Waste Material List

Unacceptable Materials

  • Infectious Waste, including used syringes
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Explosives, ammunition or flares
  • Empty cans, bottles, etc (empty paint and aerosol cans go directly into blue box just as empty plastic bottles do)
  • Cardboard boxes

 

Acceptable Materials

Pharmaceutical

All Drug Formulations

  • Pills
  • Liquids
  • Cough Syrups
  • Cosmetics
  • Nail Polish
  • Inhalers
  • Perfumes
  • Veterinary Drugs

Paint / Household

  • Household Latex Paint
  • Household Oil Paint

Aerosols

  • ALL eg.Spray paint, cleaners, polishes etc
  • ALL Propane Cylinders

Pesticides

  • ALL Herbicides, Insecticides
  • 2-4D
  • DDT
  • Black-Leaf 40
  • Sevin
  • Diazinon
  • Malathion
  • Pesticide Aerosols (eg. Raid, Off etc)
  • Weed Killers
  • Round Up
  • Safer's Soap

Oxidizers

  • Fertilizers
  • Plant Food
  • Weed and Feed
  • All Nitrates
  • Bleach
  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Pool Chlorine
  • Sodium Hypochlorite
  • Nitric Acid
  • Pool Chemical pH Down
  • Pool Chemical pH Up
  • Pool Shock

Acid

Formulations containing, or pure compounds of:

  • Sulphuric Acid
  • Hydrochloric Acid
  • Phosphoric Acid (Rust Remover)
  • Oxalic Acid (Deck Wash)
  • Muriatic Acid
  • Acetic Acid
  • Boric Acid
  • Stop Bath
  • Saniflush
  • CLR
  • Sodium Bisulphate

Caustic

Formulations containing, or pure compounds of:

  • Sodium Hydroxide
  • Potassium Hydroxide
  • Sodium Metasilicate
  • Sodium Silicate
  • TSP
  • Lime
  • Ammonia (Wax Stripper)
  • Ammonium Chloride
  • Drano
  • Mr. Muscle
  • Easy-Off
  • Lye
  • Photo-chemicals
  • Comet
  • Ajax

 

Automotive/Recreational Vehicle

  • Motor Oil
  • Gasoline
  • Diesel
  • Anti-freeze
  • Transmission Fluid
  • Brake Fluid
  • Batteries
  • Adhesives
  • Autobody Filler
  • Autobody Paint
  • Car Polishes
  • Car Waxes

 

Miscellaneous Organic

Flammable Organic Compounds including

  • Caulking
  • Cements and Glues
  • Driveway Sealers
  • Drywall Compounds
  • Epoxies
  • Floor Paint
  • Industrial Paint
  • Lacquer
  • Liquid Plastic
  • Marine Paint
  • Paint Stripper
  • Polyfiller
  • Putty
  • Resins
  • Rust Paint (Tremclad)
  • Shellac
  • Silicone Compound
  • Solvents
  • Stain
  • Thinners
  • Urethane
  • Varnish

 

Batteries

  • All: Car/Vehicle, Dry cell household, etc.

Fluorescent Lamps

  • Up to 10 Compact Fluorescent bulbs
  • Up to 4 Four foot Fluorescent tubes

 

For more information please call Public Works 519-376-4274.

 

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