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Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste

Household hazardous waste contains chemicals that could be harmful to the environment if they aren’t disposed of properly. Electronic waste (E-waste) must also be disposed of properly to protect the environment from chemical and heavy metal contamination.

The Municipality is committed to its role as a steward of sustainable practice and protecting the natural environment. Every year, the Municipality runs an event to drop off hazardous and electronic waste. Stay tuned for announcements about the next drop off event.

Residents are also able to drop off household quantities of electronic and hazardous waste at the municipal landfill year round, free of charge.

Common Household Hazardous Waste

  • Abrasive cleansers
  • Acetone
  • Aerosol paints and sprays
  • Air fresheners (aerosol)
  • All-purpose cleaners (solvent based)
  • Ammonia
  • Ant/wasp spray
  • Antifreeze
  • Auto body filler
  • Barbecue starters
  • Bleach
  • Brake and transmission fluid
  • Butane refills
  • Carbon tetrachloride
  • Car(lead-acid)batteries
  • Car waxes and polishes (solvent and water based)
  • Contact cement
  • Degreasers (petroleum based)
  • Disinfectants
  • Drain cleaners
  • Fabric softeners
  • Floor wax strippers
  • Fungicides
  • Furniture polishes and waxes
  • Gasoline
  • Glass cleaners
  • Glues (solvent and water based)
  • Hair coloring
  • Hair perm solutions
  • Hair sprays (aerosol)
  • Insecticides
  • Kerosene
  • Laundry starch
  • Laundry stain removers
  • Lighter fluid
  • Liquid cleansers
  • Lye
  • Mildew removers
  • Muriatic acid
  • Nail polish and remover
  • Oven cleaners
  • Paint thinners and strippers
  • Paints (oil and water based)
  • Photographic chemicals
  • Propane gas cylinders
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Rug and upholstery cleaners (both water and solvent based)
  • Rust removers
  • Septic tank degreaser
  • Shoe polish
  • Silver and brass polish
  • Solvents, turpentine, varnish, lacquers
  • Spot removers
  • Spa and pool chemicals
  • Toilet cleaners
  • Tub and tile cleaners
  • Used oil
  • Weed killers
  • Windshield washer solution containing methyl alcohol
  • Wood preservatives

Typical Electronic Waste

  • Blenders
  • Cameras
  • Cassette players
  • CD players
  • Clothes irons
  • Coffee makers
  • Computers
  • Crock pots
  • Curling irons
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Docking stations
  • DVD players
  • Electric grills
  • Fans
  • Hair dryers
  • Heaters
  • Humidifiers
  • Juicers
  • Kettles
  • Lamps
  • Microwaves
  • Mixers
  • Popcorn makers
  • Power tools
  • PVRs
  • Radios
  • Steamers
  • Telephones
  • Toasters
  • TVs
  • Vacuums
  • VCRs
  • Video game consoles
  • Waffle irons

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