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24 Jan

2018 Household Hazardous Waste Events

2018 Household Hazardous Waste events

  • Saturday May 19 - Maple Lake Landfill Site
  • Saturday June 23 - Dorset Transfer Station
  • Saturday August 11 - Oxtongue Lake Landfill Site
  • Saturday September 1 - Dorset Transfer Station
  • Saturday October 6 - Maple Lake Landfill Site

Please note:  Household Hazardous Waste cannot be accepted at any landfill site except during these special events.

IMPORTANT:  Containers you bring with HHW will not be returned to you (e.g. if you bring a gas can full of gas you cannot empty out the gas and take the container home).  Be sure all containers are labeled and sealed.

Acceptable Household Hazardous Waste:

  • Auto & household batteries
  • Paints and stains
  • Finishing products (varnish, glue, etc.)
  • Propane cylinders
  • Antifreeze & containers
  • Used motor oil & oil filters
  • Fluorescent tubes & bulbs
  • Cleaners (e.g. bleach, oven cleaner)
  • Solvents (e.g. Varsol, paint thinner, etc.)
  • Pesticides, fungicides, herbicides
  • Fertilizers
  • Pool & hot tub chemicals
  • Corrosive materials
  • Flammable materials
  • Toxic materials
  • Reactive materials

Unacceptable waste classes:

Industrial waste - PCBs - Radioactive or Pathological Waste - Needles/Sharps

*** Algonquin Highlands landfill user ID card is required ***