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Mobile Special Waste Drop-Off at Mic Mac Mall parking lot June 17

Friday, June 16, 2017 (Halifax, NS) – 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.

Source: Release

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