Other Waste Diversion Options

Contact(s)

 

ELECTRONIC WASTE DEPOT

Mississippi Veterinary Services -2809 HWY 29 in Pakenham

Monday to Friday 10am - 6pm
Saturday 9am -3pm
Sunday 10am - 3pm

Staples - 555 McNeely Avenue in Carleton Place

Monday to Wednesday 9am - 7pm
Thursday/Friday 9am - 9pm
Saturday 9am - 6pm 
Sunday 12pm - 5pm


For additional Electronic Waste Disposal Sites-click here http://recycleyourelectronics.ca/drop-off-locations/


HAZARDOUS WASTE DEPOT - 2018

The Municipality of Mississippi Mills and neighbouring municipalities continue to participate with the Hazardous Waste Depot in Carleton Place. The depot opens May 19, 2018 until September 1, 2018.

HOURS
8am - 12pm - Saturdays only 

LOCATION
128 Patterson Crescent in Carleton Place.

The Following Items Are Acceptable:

  • motor oil, ant freeze, oil filters
  • flammable liquids (gasoline, solvents, strippers, turpentine)
  • latex paint, oil paint and stain
  • organic flammable (adhesives, driveway sealant, caulk, resin)
  • propane cylinders
  • lead acid vehicle batteries or dry cell batteries
  • aerosol cans
  • acid or base corrosives (cleaners, drain openers, rust remover)
  • pesticides
  • oxidizers (pool chemicals, fertilizer)
  • fire extinguishers

The Following Items are NOT Acceptable:

  • mercury (mercury filled thermometers, thermostats)
  •  PCB contaminated waste (fluorescent light ballasts)
  • pathological waste (syringes)
  • pharmaceuticals (prescription or non-prescription drugs for human or veterinary use)
  • oxygen, freon or acetylene gas
  • radioactive waste (smoke detectors)
  • ammunition, explosives or flares
  • asbestos
  • tires


THE ONTARIO MEDICATIONS RETURN PROGRAM (OMRP)

The OMRP offers a return program for all expired or unused medications.  To ensure safe and proper disposal, medications may be dropped off at your local pharmacy, including Shoppers Drug Mart and Rexall.


TAKE IT BACK

There is a convenient option for recycling certain products that are best kept out of our landfills. The Municipality of Mississippi Mills has partnered with the Rideau Environmental Action League (REAL)to help direct people to non-blue box alternatives.  It is supported by the municipalities of North Grenville, Mississippi Mills, Perth and Smiths Falls. A comprehensive list has been generated of local businesses, repair shops, non-profit organizations, waste haulers and recyclers - throughout our Eastern Ontario shopping area - that will accept a variety of materials. The Recyclopedia allows you to look for items by category for example batteries, books, furniture etc.

For further information visit 

http://www.recyclopedia.net/?content=guide&siteid=29&s=Almonte/MississippiMills


 ANNUAL EXCHANGE DAY

The Municipality of Mississippi Mills holds an annual Exchange Day during the first weekend of May each year.  This is a day where residents of Mississippi Mills can put items out at the curb they no longer want and others can take the "treasurers".   Items can be placed on the curb on the Friday and must be brought back in (if not taken) on the Sunday. 

Please ensure that no items that you do not wish to give away are left near the road. 

Disposal of items not taken is the responsibility of the resident-Mississippi Mills will NOT be picking the items up. 

For larger items or those of safety concern, a curb side sign may be more appropriate.

Please beware of children's safety, do not place any items out that might have potential danger i.e. refrigerators/freezers with door.  Mississippi Mills assumes no responsibility or liability regarding these items.

Please include a sign with your items indicating "Free".