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July 12th - 2021 Household Hazardous Waste Depots

Message from Public Works and Environmental Services Department:

Remaining Household Hazardous Waste Depot events for 2021 as indicated in the memorandum dated June 1, 2021.

The first extended Household Hazardous Waste Depot that took place at the Conroy Snow Dump (3100 Conroy Road) in June, was very successful. Almost 4,300 visitors diverted a total of 175 tonnes of household hazardous waste from landfill.

We are pleased to provide the dates and locations for the remaining Household Hazardous Waste Depots in 2021. The upcoming HHW events will be one-day depots opened between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. The events provide a full city-wide coverage.

The same procedures that were in place for the previous extended event will be in effect for all upcoming events in 2021. For your awareness and as a reminder:

  • Upon arrival, residents will be directed into a queue where they will wait their turn to park in a designated area. All vehicles will be spaced accordingly, and residents must remain in their vehicle at all times;

  • Residents arriving on bicycles are permitted to drop-off materials, and they must follow theninstructions provided by staff on site;

  • The depot will accept household hazardous waste only. No electronic waste will be accepted;

  • Residents can bring electronic waste to the Trail Road Landfill facility at no cost, or can contact a participating Take it Back member to arrange for proper disposal;

  • Due to operating restrictions, bins, totes, gas cans, etc. will not be returned to the resident;

  • The last vehicle will be emptied at 4:00 p.m. If the site is experiencing long line-ups, residents may not be able to drop off their material.

Our staff and the City’s Public Information and Media Relations team will inform residents of the upcoming one-day Household Hazardous Waste Depots. Tactics will include, but are not limited to:

• A public service announcement (PSA);

• webpage updates;

• Social media messaging;

• Notification to subscribers through the City’s ReCollect app; and

• Updates to the 3-1-1 knowledge base;

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