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Never put hazardous waste in your waste or recycling.

Materials such as batteries, paint, oil/gas, fluorescent light bulbs, propane tanks, cleaners, etc. must be disposed of at special depot days.

Hazardous Waste is a waste which, because of its quantity, concentration, or characteristics, may be hazardous to human health or the environment when improperly treated, stored, transported or disposed. Items may be brought to the Household Hazardous Waste Days organized by the County.

Acceptable items include:

  • Batteries (household & car)
  • Paint/Stains/Primers
  • Solvents
  • Used oil/gasoline (must be in container)
  • Fluorescent light bulbs & tubes
  • Household cleaning products
  • Household detergents, waxes
  • Pharmaceuticals (pills, medicine, NO needles)
  • Pesticides/Fertilizers/Herbicides/Insecticides
  • Propane tanks (1 lb single use only)
  • Propane tanks (20lbs)
  • Pool chemicals
  • Windshield washer fluid
  • Spent fire extinguishers
  • Aerosols

Items not accepted as hazardous waste:

  • Radioactive Waste
  • Lighting Ballasts
  • PCBs
  • Empty paint cans – scrap steel (lid off & dry)
  • Needles/Pathological waste – call a local pharmacy
  • Explosives (including flares) – call OPP
  • Empty aerosol cans (waste)
  • Waste

Propane Tanks cannot be accepted at the Portland Transfer Station as they are considered to be hazardous waste. Tanks can be returned to a retailer that sells/services tanks or can be taken to a hazardous waste event.

2020 Household Hazardous Waste Days yet to be determined

2019 Household Hazardous Waste Days

Saturday, July 13

Lombardy Fair Grounds,
6 Kellys Rd, Lombardy
8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 17

County Patrol Garage,
331 County Rd 29, Frankville
8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

South Leeds County Patrol Garage
2714 Outlet Rd,
North of Lansdowne
8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 21

South Grenville County Patrol Garage,
2320 County Rd 21,
East of Spencerville
8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

North Grenville County Patrol Garage,
720 County Rd 44,
South of Kemptville
1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Questions or Concerns?

United Counties of Leeds and Grenville
613-342-3840 Ext 2413