Hazardous Waste and Battery Collection
Hazardous Waste Depot
Use of the Hazardous Waste Depot is Free!
Bring items in the list below to the Depot at the Waste Disposal Site (see map) and we’ll dispose of them properly and carefully.
The Hazardous Waste Depot is open from May 1 to September 29 ONLY, during Waste Disposal Site hours of operation:
Tuesday 8:00am – 4:00pm
Thursday 8:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday 8:00am – Noon
Hazards will not be accepted during other times of the year!
Curbside and Condo Battery Collection
During the month of November place single use household batteries inside the designated collection bags and place the bag on top of your blue box for curbside collection.
Condo residents with central collection can place bagged batteries in the designated pail in the central waste area during the month of November.
What’s Accepted at The Hazardous Waste Depot?
Residentially generated materials:
Glues & Adhesives
Pesticides, Insecticides and Herbicides
Anti-freeze (don’t mix with oil)
Ballasts for fluorescent lights
Motor Vehicle Batteries
Windshield Washer Fluid
Nail Polish and Remover
Gasoline, and other fuels
Fluorescent Tubes and Bulbs
Paint Thinner and Varnish Remover
What’s NOT Accepted?
For assistance with the material below contact the manufacturer or a hazardous waste contractor.
• Do NOT under any circumstance bring explosives, flares, ammunition, unidentified waste or infectious waste.
• Do NOT deliver industrial or agricultural waste to the Depot.
• Commercial waste is NOT accepted at the Depot.
Why is Proper Disposal Important?
Eliminating our society’s contribution to the buildup of human made chemicals and compounds is a corner stone to developing a sustainable society and environment. Through eliminating the use of toxins and delivering unused hazards to the depot we can reduce the amount of toxins entering the natural water, soil and air environments.
Don’t pour toxins down the drain or into street drains and don’t put hazards into your garbage bag or recycling. Use of the hazardous waste depot will divert materials from the natural environment and most of the material (97%) is recycled into new products.
Start a Hazard Box at home to keep dead batteries and other materials in one location until you have enough for a trip to the Depot!
What is Orange Drop?
Orange Drop is a recycling program that is partially industry-funded and aimed at keeping hazardous and special waste materials out of Ontario’s landfills and waterways. The Orange Drop Program allows Ontarians to return designated materials to local Municipal Household Hazardous Waste Depots, participating retail sites and collection events across Ontario. Visit the Orange Drop website for more information.
Manager of Solid Waste and Environmental Initiatives
519 599-3131 x238
Solid Waste Disposal Site and Hazardous Waste Depot location
788090 Grey Road 13
- Battery Recycling Instructions (1.01 MB)