print
Hazardous Waste Disposal

CITY OF DRYDEN HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION DAY

Orange Drop
Orange Drop is an industry-funded recycling program aimed at keeping hazardous and special waste materials out of Ontario’s landfills and waterways.  The Orange Drop Program allows Ontarians to return designated materials to local Municipal HHW Depots, retail sites and collection events across Ontario. Visit the Orange Drop website  www.makethedrop.ca

The City of Dryden Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day will be held this year on Saturday September 9th, 2017 between 8:30am and 4:00pm  at the Public Works Yard, 159 King Street.

Hazardous household products carry warning symbols indicating that they are FLAMMABLE, CORROSIVE, EXPLOSIVE, OR POISONOUS.  The following are examples of many old and unwanted products you are allowed to bring to the depot:

    ·         Pesticides, insecticides,  herbicides  
    ·         Antifreeze, furniture, polishes and waxes 
    ·         Wood preservatives, household cleaners     
    .         Toilet and drain cleaners, acids, car batteries 
    ·         Metal polishers and cleaners, paint stripper 
    ·         Solvents, old paint, rust remover florescent lights 
    ·         Acetylene, batteries,  mercury thermometer
    ·         Hobby chemicals, pharmaceuticals, DDT.

Please keep products in their original containers; labeled if possible.

DO NOT MIX THEM TOGETHER.

Homeowners are responsible for storing the hazardous waste until collection day.

Commercial hazardous waste or waste produced from a Commercial or Industrial Business will not be accepted.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day will be advertised in the Public Works Section of the City’s website (www.dryden.ca) and in the Dryden Observer to allow residents time to prepare.  For more information please call the Public Works department at (807) 223-2367.