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.


Date: May 11, 2024

May 25 and September 7, 2024 (cancelled)

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: Municipal Garage (119 Chemin Scott)


We invite those interested to read the details and instructions carefully.

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


  • 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


  • 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​​​​​​​

Electronic Residues

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


  • Automotive Batteries 
  • Tires with and without rims
  • Rechargeable and non-rechargeable batteries

  • Mercury and fluorescent lamps


Any HHW not listed above, such as:

  • Weapons, ammunition, explosives and dynamite
  • Biomedical, radioactive, domestic and compostable waste
  • Commercial and industrial waste
  • Construction waste
  • Compressed gas cylinders

Any unknown product or damaged container will not be collected.


April 18, 2024 - Please note that only one HHW collection will take place this year, due to logistical constraints.

It is therefore important to disregard any mention of HHW collections in the 2024 municipal and collection calendar, as they will not take place. Communications will be made on the various municipal platforms to inform the population.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding.



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
819 457-4086


Drugs must be taken to a pharmacy.


For information 

Public Works Department

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