Most areas of Canada and the United States have a Household Hazardous Waste & Computer Recycling program; ours is this week-end.
Below are the details what you can recycle at a program near me, to find out about a program near you simply Google: Household Hazardous Waste & Computer Recycling program/your city
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)
HHW is any harmful substance that is considered corrosive, toxic, flammable, or reactive. See the list below for examples of items you may find around your house. Please do not dispose of any hazardous items in your regular garbage or down the drain.
No Charge for HHW. Bring them to our facility, or to a round up event and we will ensure they are handled correctly. With the assistance of a professional hazardous waste management company, we’ll keep it out of the landfill. No industrial hazardous waste accepted.
Resident Recycling Fee: $5.00 / computer system
Recycling Fee: $6.50 / computer.
Typical household hazardous waste:
|* Leave materials in original labelled packages
* Never mix materials
* Pack items in sturdy boxes
* Staff will not empty containers for return to customer
* Only household quantities accepted.
* No Institutional, Commercial, or Contractor waste.
* All containers must be 20L or less.
|Aerosol cans (with contents)
Car care products
Compact fluorescent light bulbs
Fluorescent light bulbs
Lighters (with contents)
Motor oils and filters
Paint and thinners
Stains and varnishes
X Radioactive Waste
X Bio Hazardous Waste