Household Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates

The following events are being held for residents of the Municipality of Highlands East:

Tory Hill Landfill Site

Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
19178 Highway 118 between Wilberforce and Tory Hill

Gooderham Transfer Station

Saturday, August 7, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
1042 McColl's Road just east of Gooderham

Tory Hill Landfill Site

Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
19178 Highway 118 between Wilberforce and Tory Hill

Faraday Public Works Yard

Residents of Highlands East can also attend the following HHW events being held at the Faraday Public Works Yard at 29860 Hwy. 28 South (across from the intersection of Monck Road and Hwy. 28) from 9:30 a.m. through 2:30 p.m.

  • Saturday, May 8, 2021
  • Saturday, July 3, 2021
  • Saturday, September 25, 2021

Bring your card

Be sure to bring your landfill disposal card with you to these events.

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) is found in every home and includes batteries, cleaners, paints, motor oil, chemicals, grease, and fluorescent tubes.

If not disposed of safely and properly, HHW can be harmful to people, animals and our local environment. HHW must not be included in your household garbage, recycling or poured down the drain.

What can I bring to Household Hazardous Waste events?

  • Abrasive Powders
  • Ammonia-based Cleaners
  • Chlorine Bleach
  • Disinfectants
  • Floor and Furniture Polish
  • Oven Cleaner
  • Metal Polish
  • Drain Declogger
  • Fuel
  • Brake Fluid
  • Car Wax
  • Motor Oil
  • Propane Tanks
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Pesticides
  • Fuel (eg. Kerosene)
  • Glues and Cements
  • Paint (Do not mix latex and oil based paints.)
  • Paint Stripper
  • Rust Remover
  • Thinners and Turpentines
  • Wood Preservative
  • Stains and Finishes
  • Batteries
  • Lighter Fluid
  • Mothballs
  • Medicine
  • Used Sharps
  • Light Tubes and Bulbs
  • Bleach
  • Stain Remover

Items that are not accepted include:

  • Fireworks
  • Ammunition
  • PCB Wastes
  • Waste from Small Businesses
  • Helium or Freon

Email us if you have questions or need more information.