To help you dispose of these products safely, the City of Ottawa operates several one-day Household Hazardous Waste Depotsfor City of Ottawa residents only.
Liquid or hazardous waste from industrial, commercial and institutional sources will not be accepted. The one-day Household Hazardous Waste Depots are for residential household waste only.
Products to be dropped off at household hazardous waste depots include: (maximum 100 litres by volume)
- Aerosol containers
- Propane cylinders
- Fluorescent bulbs/tubes
- Fire extinguishers
- Fertilizers and pesticides
- Mercury switches/thermometers
- Needles and syringes
- Paints and coatings
- Oven and window cleaners
- Pool chemicals
You can also return certain paint products and batteries to Ottawa hardware retailers. Visit makethedrop.ca to find a location near you.