Ottawa one-day household hazardous waste depots

Ottawa hazardous household waste days

When and where to take Ottawa hazardous household waste

The City has announced that it is returning to its usual, one-day household hazardous waste depots, starting with an event on Sunday, August 8 at the Innes snow dump, 2170 Mer Bleue Road. All one-day depots will run from 8 am to 4 pm.

The remaining hazardous waste return events for 2021 are scheduled as follows:

  • Sunday, September 12 at Tunney’s Pasture
  • Sunday, September 26 at the Trail Waste Facility, 4475 Trail Road
  • Sunday, October 24 at the Westbrook snow dump, 200 Westbrook Road

The City, in consultation with Ottawa Public Health, has reviewed safety precautions to protect the health and safety of residents and staff and has posted procedures online.

The depots will accept household hazardous waste only and will not accept electronic waste. Residents must remain in their vehicles and, due to operating restrictions, staff will not empty and return bins, totes, gas cans and the like.

Work will cease promptly at 4 pm and, if the site is experiencing long end-of-day line-ups, residents might not be able to drop off materials that day.

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