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

  • Saturday, April 26, 2014
    8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Robert C. Austin Operations Centre 11620 Trafalgar Road, Georgetown  view map External Link
  • Saturday, May 3, 2014
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Halton Regional Centre, 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville  view map External Link 
  • Saturday, May 31, 2014
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Burlington Closed Landfill, 291 North Service Road, Burlington (west of King Road, east of Waterdown Road)  view map External Link 
  • Saturday, June 21, 2014
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Acton Public Works Yard, 1 Commerce Crescent, Acton  view map External Link 
  • Saturday, August 23, 2014
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Burlington Closed Landfill, 291 North Service Road, Burlington (west of King Road, east of Waterdown Road)  view map External Link 
  • Saturday, September 27, 2014
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Sheridan College, 1430 Trafalgar Road, Oakville (enter at Sheridan Way/White Oaks Boulevard)  view map External Link 
  • Saturday, October 25, 2014
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Mohawk Racetrack (Parking Lot), 9430 Guelph Line, Campbellville  view map External Link 

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