Peterborough County has advised that the Household Hazardous Waste depot at the Buckhorn Waste Transfer Station will not be open in 2020.
They are holding 2 Household Hazardous One Day Events to help residents safely dispose of hazardous materials.
The following events are scheduled for Trent Lakes:
Galway Community Centre – 388 Galway Road, Kinmount
• July 4, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Cavendish Community Centre – 18 Community Complex Dr, County Road 507, Trent Lakes
• July 25, 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
Please store all materials in their original container and store in a cool dry place until you can bring them to the event. They can only accept household material in containers up to 20L/5gal.
Pido Road Household Hazardous Waste Depot is Open
The Peterborough Household Hazardous Depot at Pido Road Depot, 400 Pido Road, Peterborough is open. The current hours during Covid-19 Pandemic are:
• Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 11am – 4pm
• Saturday: 10am – 4pm
Household Hazardous Waste includes:
• Automotive fluids
• Batteries (all kinds)
• Cleaners (all kinds)
• Fluorescent light bulbs/tubes
• Ink cartridges
• Mercury containing devices
• Motor oil
• Pet care products
• Pool chemical
• Propane cylinders (100lb/50kg max)
• Sealants and stains
Unaccepted items include:
• Explosive (including firecrackers and ammunition)
• Bio-medical waste
• Commercial hazardous waste (e.g. mechanics)
• Pharmaceuticals (Please bring all these items to a pharmacy for free safe disposal.)
• Needles (Please bring all these items to a pharmacy for