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Mobile Household Special Waste Drop-off Event

Friday, May 13, 2016 (Halifax, NS) – Residents looking to dispose of special waste not acceptable for curbside collection can bring their materials to a mobile special waste depot event tomorrow (Saturday) in Lower Sackville.

The mobile drop-off depot will be in operation from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Halifax Transit Terminal, at 7 Walker Ave., in Lower Sackville.

Materials 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. The next mobile drop-off event will be in Porter’s Lake on May 28 at the MetroX Park & Ride lot located at 21 Inspiration Dr. Please note business waste is not permitted.

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

Source: Release

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