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.
 


How to dispose of HHW?
 

Please note that the collection of household hazardous waste has been moved up to Saturday, September 10, 2022.

 

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

The collection will take place: 

Date: September 10, 2022

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Municipal Garage (119 Chemin Scott)

 

Residents are invited to bring their hazardous household waste (HHW) directly to the municipal garage located at 119 Chemin Scott between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. On site, municipal employees will handle and sort the products.

 

Used oils, 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

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
  • Adhesive, tar, epoxy, paint remover

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. computer, television, cameras, telephone, etc.
  • *No ink cartridges

 

Others

  • Automotive Batteries
  • Propane tanks
  • Rechargeable and non-rechargeable batteries

  • Mercury and fluorescent lamps

  • Medication

  • Pesticides and fertilizers

 

IMPORTANT: Any product that is soiled, leaking or does not conform to this list will not be accepted. The cleaning of any contamination already present prior to the collect is the responsibility of the owner.

Will not be accepted any product that does not comply with the requirements, for example : 

  • Products in a container other than the original one (e.g. oil in a plastic windshield washer container)
  • Any HHW not listed above

 

Waste transit station of the MRC

 

You can also drop off your HHW from May 1 to September 30 by bringing them 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