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Mobile Household Special Waste Drop-off and Backyard Composter Sale, Saturday, June 13

Friday, June 12, 2015 (Halifax, NS) – Residents looking to dispose of  special waste such as stale gas, motor oil and propane tanks, not acceptable for curbside collection can bring their materials to a mobile special waste depot tomorrow, June 13, in Dartmouth.

The mobile drop-off depot will be in operation from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the lower parking lot at the Mic Mac Mall, 21 Micmac Boulevard, Dartmouth.

Materials that will be accepted at the household drop-off depot include: batteries; leftover liquid paint; leftover corrosive cleaners; pesticides/herbicides; gasoline; fuel oil and used motor oil; solvents; thinners; pharmaceuticals and drugs; aerosol cans containing hazardous substances; barbecue propane tanks; and, small propane cylinders (for example, those used for camp stoves and propane torches).

The Halifax Regional Municipality also operates a permanent Household Special Waste Depot at 20 Horseshoe Lake Drive, in the Bayers Lake Business Park. Drop-off times are on Saturdays between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

The household special waste drop-off depots are open only to residents in the Halifax region. Please note business waste is not permitted.

Backyard Composter Sale

In conjunction with the mobile special waste drop-off event, residents can also take advantage of a special offer to purchase a backyard composter from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The composting units are $25 (tax included). Cash will be accepted, however preferred payment methods include Debit, Visa, and MasterCard. This offer is open to residents of Halifax Regional Municipality only; one per household.

For more information on Halifax’s solid waste program visit www.halifax.ca/recycle or call 311.

Source: Release

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