JULY MOBILE SPECIAL WASTE DEPOT EVENTS - Blog - 89.9 The Wave
July 15, 2021 | by: Jamie Paterson

JULY MOBILE SPECIAL WASTE DEPOT EVENTS

FINALLY I can get rid of my “used battery collection” in the garage!!
Residents looking to dispose of household hazardous waste not acceptable for curbside collection can bring their materials to the mobile special waste depot events happening this July.

When: Saturday, July 17
Where: Sackville Transit Terminal, 7 Walker Avenue, Lower Sackville

When: Saturday, July 24
Where: Porters Lake Transit Terminal, 21 Inspiration Drive, Porters Lake

The mobile drop-off depot will be in operation from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will take place rain or shine.

Materials accepted at the household drop-off depot include:

  • leftover corrosive cleaners
  • pesticides/herbicides
  • gasoline
  • fuel oil and used motor oil
  • solvents
  • thinners
  • pharmaceuticals and drugs
  • aerosol cans containing hazardous substances
  • barbecue propane tanks
  • small propane cylinders (for example, those used for camp stoves and propane torches)
  • batteries (visit call2recycle.ca for a full list of retail drop-off locations for batteries and cell phones)
  • leftover liquid paint (paint and empty paint cans may also be returned to any Enviro-Depot. Please visit their website for locations and hours of operation)

The municipality also operates a permanent Household Special Waste depot at 20 Horseshoe Lake Drive. Drop-off times are on most Saturdays between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. The household special waste drop-off depots are open only to residents of the Halifax Regional Municipality. Business waste is not permitted.

For more information on the municipal solid waste program including updates on future depot events, please visit the website , download the Halifax Recycles app or call 311.