Source: Media Release
Halifax Regional Municipality residents looking to dispose of special waste such as oils, household cleaners and propane tanks, which are not acceptable for curbside collection, can bring their materials to a mobile special waste depot being held tomorrow, Saturday, June 17, at the Mic Mac Mall 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.
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).
Check www.halifax.ca/recycle/hhw.php for a complete list of upcoming mobile household special waste depot drop-off events. The household special waste drop-off depots are open only to residents of the Halifax Regional Municipality. Please note business waste is not permitted.
The municipality also operates a permanent Household Special Waste Depot at 20 Horseshoe Lake Drive, in the Bayers Lake Business Park. Residents can drop off materials at that location most Saturdays between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., including this Saturday, June 17.
For more information on Halifax’s solid waste program visit www.halifax.ca/recycle or contact 311.
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