Friday, June 13, 2014 (Halifax, NS) – Residents looking to dispose of household special waste that isn’t accepted in curbside collection can visit one of the upcoming Household Special Waste drop-off days in the Halifax region.
The mobile drop-off depot will be in the back parking lot of Cole Harbour Place, 51 Forest Hills Parkway, on Saturday, June 14. The next event after that will be in Fall River on Saturday, July 12, at Georges P. Vanier Junior High School, 1410 Fall River Rd.
These mobile drop-off depots will operate from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.
Materials that will be accepted at the household drop-off depot include batteries, leftover liquid paint, 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, and small propane cylinders (for example, those used for camp stoves and propane torches).
The Halifax Regional Municipality also operates a permanent Household Hazardous Waste Depot at 20 Horseshoe Lake Dr., in the Bayers Lake Business Park. Drop-off times are on Saturdays between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
The Household Special Waste drop-off depots are open only to residents in the Halifax region. Business waste is not permitted.
For more information on solid waste, recycling and green carts in the Halifax region, including Household Special Waste drop-off days in your community, please visit www.halifax.ca/recycle or call 311.