Drop Off Household Hazardous Waste Items This Weekend

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Have you been cleaning out your garage, shed, basement or even under the kitchen sink? A one-day only Household Hazardous Waste Collection event will take place this Saturday, February 20, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the City Landfill site located at 402 Fifth Line East.

This is a free service for Sault Ste. Marie and area residents.

All materials normally accepted during the summer months of operation can be dropped off February 20th.

Collected items include: household paint, automotive oil, oil filters, antifreeze, batteries (single use, rechargeable, and automotive) pharmaceuticals (prescriptions), acid, bases (cleaning solutions), oxidizers (chlorine, fertilizers), pesticides, propane, cylinders, fluorescent lights (CFL’s, tube), fire extinguishers, assorted flammables including solvents, gasoline, automotive additives, and sharps. Note: Sharps must be placed in a hard plastic container for disposal.

For a complete list of items accepted and not accepted, please visit: http://www.saultstemarie.ca/City-Hall/City-Departments/Public-Works-and-Transportation/Public-Works/Waste-Management/Household-Hazardous-Waste-Depot/Acceptable-vs-Unacceptable-Waste.aspx

Please contact the Public Works and Transportation Department at 705-759-5201 for additional information.