Household Hazardous Waste Depots in Ottawa


The City of Ottawa will be having a one day collection depot of all your Household Hazardouse Waste (HHW) on Sunday May 10th from 9AM to 4PM.The depot will beat the Trail Waste Facility, 4475 Trail Road, off Moodie Drive, south of Fallowfield Road. Household Hazardouse Waste should not be thrown out with the rest of your garbage. You shouldn’t have bought it in the first place, but that’s another story. HHW consists of:

  • aerosol containers
  • barbecue starters
  • camping propane cylinders
  • disinfectants
  • energy efficient light bulbs
  • fluorescent light bulbs
  • fire extinguishers
  • fungicides
  • furniture stripper
  • herbicides
  • insecticides
  • mercury switches
  • mercury thermometers
  • needles and syringes
  • oil based paints
  • oven cleaner
  • pesticides
  • pool chemicals
  • stains
  • turpentine
  • window cleaner
  • wood preservatives

For other waste products like some paints, motor oil, electronics, batteries can be taken to your nearest garage, electronics store or used goods store or a hardware store, or yours truly. If you can’t make it out to one of these depots and don’t want to pollute the very river we get our drinking water from head over to greenkufi.ca and contact us under local services about picking up your household waste and taking it to the depot.

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