Hazardous household waste

What is household hazardous waste? (HHW)

 

Household hazardous waste (HHW) refers to waste from hazardous products commonly used in homes, such as used oils, paints, solvents, compact fluorescent light bulbs, pesticides, drugs, cleaning products, etc.
 


HHW collection

Residents can take advantage of a special collection to dispose of their HHW.
We invite those interested to read the details and instructions carefully.

Information on upcoming collections

 

Date: May 25 and September 7, 2024

Time: To be determined

Location: Municipal Garage (119 Chemin Scott)

 

Residents are invited to bring their hazardous household waste (HHW) directly to the municipal garage. Municipal employees will be on hand to assist you. Please follow these guidelines:

  • Have proof of residency on hand;
  • Bring your HHW in their original containers, if possible;
  •  Follow the directions and safety instructions of the staff on site;
  • Place your HHW in designated areas on site;
  • Ask an employee for help, if needed.

 

Used oils, lubricants, empty containers and filters

  • Oils (liquids or aerosols) in their original containers of 20 litres or less, clearly identified and hermetically sealed
  • Dirty oil filters in a transparent plastic bag
  • Lubricants

Hydrocarbons

  • In their original container, clearly identified and hermetically sealed
  • Fuel, gasoline in a container suitable for transport (e.g. red canister)
  • Therebentine, Varsol, thinner, stripper, alcohol, shellac
  • Maintenance or cleaning products, drain opener and degreaser
  • Pool and spa products
  • Adhesive, tar, epoxy, paint remover
  • Pesticides and fertilizers

Painting

  • In their original container (liquid or aerosol), clearly identified and tightly closed
  • Paints (latex, alkyl, enamel, anti-rust), stains, lacquers, primers, varnish, wood preservative, linseed oil

Propane Tanks

Electronic Residues

  • E.g. computers, televisions, cameras, phones, laptops, printers, ink cartridges, etc.

 

Others

  • Automotive Batteries 
  • Rimless tires less than 123.19 cm (48.5 inches) in diameter
  • Propane tanks
  • Rechargeable and non-rechargeable batteries

  • Mercury and fluorescent lamps

  • Medication

 

Any HHW not listed above, such as:

  • Weapons, ammunition, explosives and dynamite
  • Biomedical, radioactive, domestic and compostable waste
  • Commercial and industrial waste
  • Tires with rims and oversized tires (from tractors, heavy equipment, etc.)
  • Construction waste
  • Compressed gas cylinders
     

Any unknown product or damaged container will not be collected.

 

Waste transit station of the MRC

 

You can also drop off your HHW to the MRC des Collines-de-l'Outaouais' Waste transit station and HHW centre located at :

28, chemin de La Pêche
Val-des-Monts
819 457-4086
 

 

Drugs must be taken to a pharmacy.

 

For information 

Public Works Department

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