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Mobile Special Waste Depot Event – Bedfo­rd

Residents looking to dispose of hazardous waste not acceptable for curbside colle­ction can bring their materials to a mob­ile special waste de­pot event on Saturda­y, July 8 in Bedford.

 

The mobile drop-off depot will be in ope­ration from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the BMO Centre on Gary Martin Drive.

 

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). Paint may also be returned to any Enviro-Depot.  Please visit http://www.regenerat­ion.ca/programs/pain­t/nova-scotia/  for locations and hours of operation.

 

The Halifax Regional Municipality also operates a permanent Household Special Wa­ste Depot at 20 Hors­eshoe Lake Drive. Dr­op-off times are on designated Saturdays between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Please check our website for the schedule. This depot will be open on July 8.

 

The household special waste drop-off dep­ots are open only to Halifax Regional Mu­nicipality residents. Business waste is not permitted. The next mobile drop-off event will be located at Cole Harbour Pl­ace on Forest Hills Parkway on August 19.

 

For more information on Halifax’s solid waste program visit halifax.ca/home-prop­erty/garbage-recycli­ng-green-cart or call 311.

Source: Media Release

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