Hazardous waste. (Photo courtesy of © Can Stock Photo / svedoliver)Hazardous waste. (Photo courtesy of © Can Stock Photo / svedoliver)

County set to host another hazardous waste collection

Bruce County will be hosting another hazardous waste collection event for residents.

The latest event will be in Walkerton on June 1 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Bruce County Transportation Yard located at 94 Bruce Road 2.

Household hazardous waste materials include: paints and stains, propane tanks, used oil, aerosols, batteries, antifreeze, oil filters, solvents, household cleaners, fluorescent lights, fertilizers, fuel, pharmaceuticals, fire extinguishers, pesticides, and pool chemicals.

Please note that commercial waste, agricultural waste, industrial waste, PCB’s, ammunitions, and flares will not be accepted. Only containers with a volume of 30 litres or less will be accepted. Waste must be received in containers that can be disposed of. Containers will not be emptied and returned (ie. gas cans). Empty metal paint cans are blue box recyclable.

The full list is available at www.brucecounty.on.ca/hazardouswaste.

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