WHAT GOES IN THE DROP ZONE?

Sharps
Sharps, including needles, syringes, lancets and pens
Rechargeable batteries
Rechargeable batteries of all battery chemistries typically used in consumer household and IC&I applications
 
 
Antifreeze and it's containers
Antifreeze used or intended for use as a vehicle engine coolant
Paints and coatings
Paints and coatings latex, oil and solvent-based architectural, consumer automotive and consumer marine coatings
 
 
Pharmaceuticals for  humans and pets
Pharmaceuticals for both humans and pets, including prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs and natural health products
Pressurized containers
Pressurized containers, such as propane, oxygen and helium tanks and other compressed gases
 
 
Aerosol Containers
All aerosol containers, including those that contain paint, cleaners, food, hairspray, air fresheners and insecticide.
Used oil filters
Includes filters for sale, or used directly or as part of a product or piece of equipment
 
 
Flammables and their containers
Flammables including solvents, gasoline, automotive additives, and other assorted flammables
Portable fire extinguishers
Portable fire extinguishers including rechargeable and non-rechargeable fire extinguishers, ABC, halon and carbon dioxide extinguishers
 
 
Industrial stationary and non-lead acid motive batteries
Industrial stationary and non-lead acid motive batteries are typically used in industrial applications
Mercury devices
Mercury devices, including measuring devices such as thermometers
 
 
Toxic materials
Toxic materials, which may include some adhesives and some automotive additives
Pesticides, fungicides and herbicides and their containers
Including insect repellents, weed killers, pest control products, flea/tick collars for pets
 
 
Empty oil containers for products that contained lubricating oil
Oil containers with volume of 30 litres or less used for containment of lubricating oil products 
Leachate toxics
Leachate toxics, including those materials that may be found in lighting ballasts for neon lights
 
 
Fertilizers and their containers
Fertilizers supplements and micro-nutrients inc. any substance manufactured, sold or represented as a plant nutrient
Fluorescent tubes and bulbs
Fluorescent tubes and bulbs including for indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures and appliances
 
 
Reactive materials
Reactive materials, which may include materials such as cream hardeners used in auto body repair
Compact-cathode fluorescent lamps
CCFLs used for backlighting in liquid crystal displays, like your computer or LCD TV*
 
 
Single-use dry cell batteries
Single-use dry cell batteries of all battery chemistries typically used in consumer household and IC&I applications
Corrosives and their containers (including irritants)
Corrosives and irritants - drain cleaners, household bleaches, cleaning products, detergents
 
 

 

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