Household Hazardous Waste Depot Opening May 19, 2018

Posted on Wednesday March 07, 2018

The Household Hazardous Waste Depot, located at 128 Patterson Crescent in Carleton Place, is open  to  residents of  participating  Lanark  County  municipalities  and  the  Town  of  Smiths Falls, Saturdays 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, from May 19, 2018 until September 1, 2018.

Eligible Municipalities: Beckwith, Carleton Place, Drummond-North Elmsley, Mississippi Mills, Montague, Perth and Smiths Falls.

Directions from County Road 29 (from Almonte): • turn left at the lights taking you onto McNeely Avenue (towards Wal-mart, Canadian Tire, etc.) • turn right at the first set of lights onto Patterson Crescent • follow the signs, depot will be on your right past the first set of houses • if you reach the Curling Club, you've gone too far.

Waste items MUST be identifiable and in a sealed container.

The following items are accepted:

• 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 accepted:

• 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 

Please be prepared to show identification, such as a driver's license, to prove you are a resident.