Special Waste Drop-off Days

Special Waste Drop-off event

To make the recycling of household hazardous waste and electronic waste more convenient to residents, Halton Region holds Special Waste Drop-off Days throughout the year. Special Waste Drop-off Days are for Halton residents only. No commercial wastes are accepted.

2014 Special Waste Drop-off Days

  • All 2014 dates are complete 

Acceptable and Unacceptable Materials

  • The following materials will be accepted free of charge.
  • If you are unsure whether an item will be accepted at a Special Waste Drop-off Day, contact Halton Region.

Household Hazardous Waste

Acceptable Materials

  • Acids (rust remover)
  • Aerosol cans (full or partially full)
  • Antifreeze
  • Batteries (household & car)
  • Bleach
  • Cosmetics & pharmaceuticals
  • Fluorescent lights (compact bulbs & tubes)
  • Fertilizers
  • Fuels (must leave container)
  • Garden chemicals
  • Household cleaners
  • Medications
  • Motor oil & filters
  • Paint (full or partially full)
  • Pesticides
  • Pool chemicals
  • Propane tanks & other pressurized containers
  • Solvents
  • Stains
  • Varsol

Unacceptable Materials

  • Needles, syringes and lancets
  • Asbestos
  • Commercial and industrial hazardous waste
  • PCBs
  • Explosives and ammunition

Electronics

Acceptable Materials

  • Computers
  • Stereos
  • Phones
  • TVs
  • VCRs
  • DVD players
  • Computer monitors
  • Printers
  • Cell phones
  • Cameras
  • Computer batteries

Unacceptable Materials

  • Appliances
  • Vacuums
  • Scrap metal

Other

Acceptable Materials

Unacceptable Materials

  • Commercial waste
  • Tires
  • Reuse materials (clothing, etc.)
  • Scrap metal